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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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Russian Hackers Target French Presidential Campaign

April 28, 2017
The attacks are the invisible side of a Russian campaign against Emmanuel Macron, his digital director said.
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Chipotle Hit by Credit Card Breach

April 27, 2017
All customers who paid with a credit or debit card at a Chipotle location between March 24, 2017 and April 18, 2017 may be affected.
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87 Percent of Companies Plan to Invest in Security-as-a-Service in the Next 12 Months

April 26, 2017
40 percent expect their network security spending to increase by 10 to 20 percent over the next year, a recent survey found.
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Russian Hacker Sentenced to 27 Years in U.S. Prison

April 25, 2017
Roman Seleznev, the son of a Russian MP, caused over $169 million in damages by installing malware on point-of-sale machines.
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Almost 40 Percent of Industrial Computers Were Hit by Cyber Attacks in 2H 2016

April 24, 2017
And a quarter of all targeted attacks were aimed at industrial targets, a recent study found.
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64 Percent of Security Pros Can't Stop a Mobile Data Breach

April 21, 2017
And 51 percent believe the risk of mobile data loss is equal to or greater than that for PCs, a recent survey found.
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Hajime Malware Infects Tens of Thousands of IoT Devices

April 20, 2017
The malware's peer-to-peer IoT device network numbers in the tens of thousands, according to Symantec.
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Shoney's Restaurants, IHG Hotels Hit by Credit Card Breaches

April 19, 2017
Customer names, card numbers, expiration dates and verification codes were accessed by malware.
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