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Assessing the Impact of Meltdown and Spectre: Companies Rush to Mitigate the Threat

January 5, 2018
As Intel is hit with class action lawsuits, enterprises are working quickly to assess the potential impact of the flaws.
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DDoS Attacks Increasingly Blended Multiple Attack Vectors in Q3 2017

December 29, 2017
The overall number of attacks rose by 15.6 percent over the previous quarter.
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84 Percent of U.S. Healthcare Providers Have No Cyber Security Leader

December 28, 2017
And just 11 percent plan to add one in the coming year.
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Almost a Third of All U.S. Businesses Were Breached in 2017

December 27, 2017
And almost half of those breaches were caused by a third-party vendor or contractor.
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While Blaming Companies for Breaches, Consumers Aren't Prioritizing Their Own Security

December 22, 2017
Just 25 percent of U.S. consumers use two-factor authentication, and just 45 percent use a PIN to protect their mobile device.
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A Growing Need for AI: Security Pros Waste 10 Hours a Week Due to Inadequate Software

December 21, 2017
More than 90 percent of IT pros who use AI say it has improved their cyber security operations.
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Cloud Leaks Continue: 123 Million U.S. Households' Personal Information Exposed Online

December 20, 2017
The information, from data analytics firm Alteryx, was in an Amazon S3 bucket configured to provide any AWS user with access.
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78 Percent of U.S. Healthcare Providers Were Hit by Email Cyber Attacks in 2017

December 19, 2017
And 87 percent expect the volume of email threats to increase.
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Only 14 Percent of Companies Increased Security Budgets After WannaCry, NotPetya Attacks

December 18, 2017
Still, 13 percent of IT professionals felt that they were blamed when their organization became a victim.
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Nation State Attackers Shut Down Industrial Plant with New ICS Malware

December 15, 2017
The malware was designed specifically to target Triconex SIS controllers.
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Just 28 Percent of Business Leaders Have Heard of the Equifax Breach

December 14, 2017
We're a little worried about the other 72 percent.
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Financial Insecurity: MoneyTaker Quietly Steals Millions from Banks, Law Firms

December 13, 2017
Victims have lost an average of $500,000 per attack.
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Over 1.4 Billion Clear Text Login Credentials Found in Single Database on Dark Web

December 12, 2017
It's the largest password dump ever found online.
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Over 26 Percent of Ransomware Attacks in 2017 Hit Business Users

December 11, 2017
65 percent of businesses hit by ransomware lost a significant amount or all of their data.
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Cryptocurrencies in the Crosshairs: NiceHash Breach Results in Theft of $83 Million

December 8, 2017
The 4,736 Bitcoin stolen from NiceHash have surged in value over the past few days.
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Half of U.S. Companies Face Serious Challenges in Becoming GDPR Compliant

December 7, 2017
The deadline is less than six months away.
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Online Fraud Dropped 33 Percent Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday

December 6, 2017
It also dropped throughout 2017, a recent study found.
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54 Percent of Energy Companies Lack Security Skills for IoT

December 5, 2017
Just 2 percent say IoT presents no new security challenges.
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Cloud Insecurity: Tens of Thousands of Full Credit Histories Exposed in Amazon S3 Bucket

December 1, 2017
The data is unusually sensitive, including full credit card and bank account numbers as well as images of Social Security cards and driver's licenses.
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