Jeff Goldman - Article Archives - Page 11

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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Apple Attributes Alleged iCloud Hack to Password Reuse

March 24, 2017
The allegedly compromised account information may have come from the LinkedIn breach.
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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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