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Average DDoS Attack Size Surged in Q1 2017

May 25, 2017
The average attack size increased by 26 percent over the previous quarter, according to a recent report.
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Executives Are Most at Risk of Being Hacked Outside the Office

May 24, 2017
And 93 percent of organizations are concerned about the security challenges presented by a growing mobile workforce, a recent survey found.
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Three Quarters of CEOs Are Putting Corporate Data at Risk

May 23, 2017
Still, 63 percent say losing corporate data would destroy their business, a recent survey found.
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New Threats Emerge Using Same Exploit As WannaCry Ransomware

May 22, 2017
Cybercriminals are leveraging the EternalBlue vulnerabilities to launch a range of other attacks.
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Data Breach at Restaurant Search Service Exposes 17 Million User Accounts

May 19, 2017
User IDs, names, user names, email addresses and hashed passwords were stolen.
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WannaCry Ransomware Hits U.S. Critical Infrastructure

May 18, 2017
The victims include small utilities and manufacturing sites, according to Dragos CEO Robert M. Lee.
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DocuSign, Bell Canada Hacked

May 17, 2017
The hackers stole customer email addresses for use in phishing campaigns and other attacks.
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WannaCry Ransomware Lives On Despite Kill Switch, Microsoft Patches

May 15, 2017
New versions of the malware are already spreading as the cat-and-mouse game continues.
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Massive Ransomware Outbreak Spreads to 74 Countries

May 12, 2017
Victims include FedEx, Spain's Telefonica, Russia's MegaFon, and the U.K.'s National Health Service.
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Federal Agencies Pay Cyber Security Personnel $7,000 Less Than the Private Sector

May 12, 2017
Still, federal information security personnel say hiring and retaining qualified professionals is key to securing their infrastructure.
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181 Third-Party Vendors Access the Average Company's Network Each Week

May 11, 2017
And 67 percent of companies have already experienced a data breach that was either definitely or possibly linked to a third-party vendor.
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Over a Third of Security Pros Bypass Their Own Corporate Security Settings

May 10, 2017
And 10 percent have paid a ransom or hid a breach without alerting their team, a recent survey found.
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Over 80 Percent of Americans Are More Worried About Privacy, Security Than a Year Ago

May 9, 2017
And more than 95 percent are concerned about companies collecting and selling their personal information without their consent, a recent survey found.
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Hackers Leverage Flaws in SS7 to Drain Victims' Bank Accounts

May 8, 2017
The attackers were able to redirect SMS messages used for two-factor authentication in order to approve money transfers.
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Google Responds to Massive Google Docs Phishing Attack

May 5, 2017
The company says it's working to prevent a similar attack from happening again.
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Sabre Breach May Have Exposed Payment Data at 36,000 Hotels

May 4, 2017
The company recently identified unauthorized access to payment information processed through its SynXis Central Reservation system.
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Beyond the Backup: Defending Against Ransomware

May 3, 2017
Recovering successfully from ransomware means more than just restoring from backup.
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Financial Services Was the Most-Attacked Industry in 2016

May 2, 2017
The average financial services organization experienced 65 percent more cyber attacks than the average organization across all industries.
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Hacker Arrested for Stealing $100 Million from Facebook and Google

May 1, 2017
Evaldas Rimasauskas allegedly used phishing attacks to trick the companies into transferring tens of millions of dollars to accounts he controlled.
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