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92 Percent of IT Pros Say Employees Try to Access Inappropriate Information

October 23, 2017
Two thirds of IT pros admit they've done the same.
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Financial Insecurity: 42 Percent of U.S. Financial Services Orgs Have Been Breached

October 20, 2017
Twenty-four percent were breached in the past year alone.
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A Surge in Repeat Attacks: DDoS Attacks Stop Trains in Sweden

October 19, 2017
The attacks forced Sweden's transport administration to stop or delay trains, and took down its website and email system.
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A Tale of Two Credit Card Breaches: Pizza Hut, Hyatt Expose Customer Data

October 18, 2017
Major breaches of payment card data continue to be a regular occurrence in the hospitality industry.
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KRACK WPA2 Attack Threatens Every Device That Uses Wi-Fi

October 16, 2017
Any device using WPA2 wireless security is vulnerable.
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Ransomware Sales on the Dark Web Surged by 2,502 Percent in the Past Year

October 14, 2017
Sales grew from $250,000 in 2016 to more than $6.2 million in 2017, according to a recent report.
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North Korean Hackers Hit U.S. Electric Companies with Spear Phishing Attacks

October 13, 2017
Researchers say the attacks appeared to be early-stage reconnaissance, not preparation for an imminent destructive attack.
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Secure AWS Now: PHM Medical Records, Accenture Data Exposed Online

October 12, 2017
Publicly accessible Amazon S3 buckets continue to expose a disturbing amount of sensitive data.
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The Increasing Complexity of Cyberwar: North Korean Hackers Stole Joint U.S.-South Korea War Plans

October 11, 2017
The hackers stole 235 GB of military data, of which 182 GB still hasn't been identified.
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41 Percent of Consumers Won't Do Business with a Breached Company

October 10, 2017
77 percent said they felt frustrated, angry and anxious after receiving a data breach notification, a recent survey found.
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53 Percent of Organizations Using the Cloud Have Exposed Data Online

October 9, 2017
That's a significant leap from 40 percent six months ago, according to a recent study.
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Russian Hackers Stole Highly Classified NSA Data via Third-Party Contractor

October 5, 2017
The hackers used Kaspersky Lab anti-virus software to locate the files, according to a recent report.
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Post-Acquisition, Yahoo Now Says 3 Billion Accounts Affected by 2013 Breach

October 5, 2017
While integrating with Verizon, the company determined that all user accounts were impacted.
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66 Percent of SMBs Say a Cyber Attack Would Shut Them Down

October 4, 2017
But 55 percent don't have an incident response plan, a recent survey found.
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91 Percent of Security Pros Plan to Use Outsourcing to Address Skills Gap

October 3, 2017
72 percent say it's harder to hire skilled security staff now than it was two years ago, a recent survey found.
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Whole Foods, Sonic Suffer Major Payment Card Breaches

October 2, 2017
Both companies have stated that some of their point-of-sale systems were compromised, resulting in the theft of credit card data.
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SMBs Paid Over $300 Million to Ransomware Attackers in the Past Year

September 29, 2017
Among those that paid the ransom, 15 percent still never recovered their data, a recent survey found.
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Iranian APT33 Hackers Launch Phishing Attacks on Aviation, Energy Industries

September 28, 2017
The group has been targeting companies with aviation-related connections to Saudi Arabia.
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The Cloud Breach Epidemic: Verizon, Viacom the Latest to Leak Sensitive Data

September 27, 2017
The data exposed in both leaks included login credentials providing access to the companies' internal networks.
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