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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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Just 41 Percent of Enterprises Have a Consistent Encryption Strategy

April 18, 2017
And 37 percent turn over complete control of keys and encryption processes to cloud providers, a recent survey found.
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86 Percent of Financial Services Firms to Increase Cyber Security Spend in 2017

April 17, 2017
That's far higher than 2016, when less than 60 percent said they planned to do so.
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At 95 Percent of Enterprises, Employees Are Actively Working to Bypass Security Protocols

April 14, 2017
The use of VPNs and other tools to bypass security restrictions doubled from 2015 to 2016, a recent survey found.
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Data Breach at U.K. Payday Lender Exposes 270,000 People's Personal Information

April 13, 2017
Names, email addresses, home addresses, phone numbers, bank account numbers and sort codes were exposed.
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Targeting the Weak Link in the Supply Chain: Amazon Third-Party Sellers Hacked

April 12, 2017
Tens of thousands of dollars have been stolen from seller accounts, and fake items have been listed for sale in an effort to steal even more money.
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Hackers Activate 156 Emergency Sirens Across Dallas

April 11, 2017
'We had people asking if we were being attacked,' a city spokeswoman said.
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GameStop Investigating Possible Credit Card Breach

April 10, 2017
Credit card data from online purchases made between September 2016 and February 2017 may have been accessed.
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Ransomware Attack on Pediatric Practice Exposes 55,447 Patients' Information

April 7, 2017
While the company was able to avoid falling victim to the ransomware, the attackers may have been able to access patient data.
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Scottrade Hit by Third-Party Data Breach

April 6, 2017
An employee at third-party vendor Genpact mistakenly left customer information exposed online.
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86 Percent of SMEs Are Underfunding Cyber Security

April 5, 2017
And three quarters of SMEs have two or fewer IT security staff members, a recent survey found.
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Major Security Flaws Uncovered in Samsung's Tizen Operating System

April 4, 2017
The OS is in use on a wide range of devices, including Galaxy Gear smartwatches and Z1, Z2 and Z3 phones.
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20 Percent of Users Have Never Changed Their Social Media Passwords

April 3, 2017
And 53 percent haven't done so in more than a year, a recent survey found.
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49 Percent of Organizations Don't Know if They've Experienced Insider Attacks

March 31, 2017
And 74 percent feel vulnerable to such attacks, a recent survey found.
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U.S. Congress Removes ISP Privacy Rules

March 30, 2017
The NCTA called the repeal 'an important step toward restoring consumer privacy protections that apply consistently to all Internet companies.'
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1.4 Billion Data Records Exposed in 2016

March 29, 2017
That's an increase of 86 percent over the previous year, according to Gemalto.
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Cybercriminals See 95 Percent Profit from DDoS Attacks

March 28, 2017
DDoS-as-a-service providers can launch attacks for as little as $7 an hour, according to a recent report.
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Massive Data Breach Exposes 4.8 Million Job Seekers' Personal Info

March 27, 2017
Names, Social Security numbers and birthdates were accessed.
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