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Security Flaws Found in LastPass Extensions for Chrome, Firefox

March 23, 2017
The vulnerabilities, uncovered by security researcher Tavis Ormandy, were patched quickly.
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Saks Fifth Avenue, Three U.K. Mistakenly Expose Customer Data

March 22, 2017
In both cases, the information appears to have been exposed by mistake, not by an external or internal attack.
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MajikPOS Malware Currently Infecting U.S. Point-of-Sale Systems

March 21, 2017
The malware began infecting businesses across North America in late January.
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63 Percent of Enteprises Use Advanced Tech Without Securing Sensitive Data

March 20, 2017
59 percent of senior security executives are concerned about security breaches due to attacks hitting cloud service providers, a recent survey found.
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Women Comprise Just 11 Percent of Global Cyber Security Workforce

March 17, 2017
And men are nine times more likely than women to hold managerial positions, a recent survey found.
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Russian FSB Officers Charged with Involvement in Yahoo Breach

March 16, 2017
'The indictment unequivocally shows the attacks on Yahoo were state-sponsored,' Yahoo's assistant general counsel said.
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Anti-Virus Solutions Fail to Protect Against Ransomware

March 15, 2017
33 percent of respondents to a recent survey experienced a ransomware attack in the past year.
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Misconfigured Backup Drive Exposes Sensitive U.S. Air Force Data

March 14, 2017
The exposed data included information on open investigations, as well as completed applications for national security clearances.
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One-Third of Ransomware Victims End Up Paying the Ransom

March 13, 2017
Another 54 percent refuse to pay but are able to recover their data anyway, a recent survey found.
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More Than Half of SIEM Users Are Frustrated with Results

March 10, 2017
And 70 percent want their SIEM to generate fewer alerts that are more meaningful, a recent survey found.
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Payment Provider Verifone Suffers Data Breach

March 9, 2017
All employees and contractors have been blocked from installing software on their computers, and have been told to change their passwords. 
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WikiLeaks Dumps CIA Hacking Docs

March 8, 2017
The organization claims the files were already circulating among former U.S. government hackers and contractors.
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Russian Hackers Hit U.S. Progressive Organizations

March 7, 2017
The organizations have been targeted with ransom demands ranging from $30,000 to $150,000.
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Half of All Phishing Attacks in 2016 Targeted Financial Data

March 6, 2017
And just under a third of financial phishing was detected on Mac OS computers, according to a recent report.
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Over 153,000 Users Were Hit by Mobile Ransomware in 2016

March 3, 2017
Last year saw a volume of mobile malware equivalent to half of all the malware detected over the previous 11 years, according to a recent report.
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82 Percent of IT Pros Say Hiring and Retaining Qualified Staff is a Key Challenge

March 2, 2017
And 43 percent have an IT team of less than 10, a recent survey found.
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CloudPets Breach Exposes 2 Million Children's and Parents' Private Messages

March 1, 2017
Customer credentials were stored in a database that wasn't password-protected or behind a firewall.
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Fully 84 Percent of Hackers Leverage Social Engineering in Cyber Attacks

February 28, 2017
And 50 percent change their attack methodologies with every target, a recent survey found.
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Cloudflare 'Cloudbleed' Flaw Leaks User Data from Millions of Websites

February 27, 2017
The exposed data ranges from password manager data to hotel bookings and private messages.
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