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950,000 Coachella User Accounts Being Sold Online

February 23, 2017
Email addresses, user names and hashed passwords are being offered for sale for $300.
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76 Percent of Healthcare Organizations Plan to Increase Security Spending in 2017

February 22, 2017
90 percent of U.S. healthcare organizations feel vulnerable to data threats, a recent survey found.
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62 Percent of Companies Store Sensitive Customer Data in the Public Cloud

February 21, 2017
And almost 40 percent of cloud services are commissioned without the involvement of IT, a recent survey found.
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26 Percent of IT Pros Admit Sharing Passwords

February 20, 2017
And just 55 percent believe their company's current technology investment is sufficient to ensure security, a recent survey found.
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74 Percent of Companies that Suffer a Data Breach Don't Know How It Happened

February 17, 2017
And just two thirds of IT pros say their current IT security budget is sufficient, a recent survey found.
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Global Shortfall of 1.8 Million Cyber Security Pros Expected by 2022

February 16, 2017
45 percent of companies say the cyber security skills shortage is causing breaches, a recent survey found.
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Over 75 Percent of Ransomware Comes from Russian Speakers

February 15, 2017
More than 1,445,000 users were hit by ransomware in 2016, according to a recent report.
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PIP Printing Breach Exposes 400 GB of Highly Sensitive Data

February 14, 2017
The exposed data ranges from former NFL players' Social Security numbers and medical information to confidential files from Hustler Hollywood stores.
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Arby's Hacked, Credit Card Data Compromised

February 13, 2017
More than 335,000 credit and debit cards may have been compromised.
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69 Percent of Companies' Security Solutions Are Outdated, Inadequate

February 10, 2017
70 percent have invested in IT security technology that wasn't successfully deployed a recent survey found.
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Vizio Fined $2.2 Million for Tracking 11 Million Users' Behavior without Consent

February 9, 2017
The company aggregated viewing data, attached demographic information to it, and sold it to third parties for use in targeted advertising.
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InterContinental Hotels Group Suffers Credit Card Breach

February 8, 2017
Bars and restaurants at 12 IHG properties across North America were affected.
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Threat Surge: 2016 Saw 167 Times as Much Ransomware as 2015

February 7, 2017
Reasons for the surge include the rise of ransomware as a service, easier access in the underground market, and the low cost of conducting an attack.
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Just 21 Percent of Banks and Insurers Are Confident They Can Detect a Data Breach

February 6, 2017
Still, 83 percent of consumers say they trust banks and insurers to maintain strong cyber security, a recent survey found.
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Children's Medical Center of Dallas Pays $3.2 Million Fine for HIPAA Violations

February 3, 2017
The organization failed to encrypt patient data after an unencrypted, non-password protect BlackBerry containing PHI was lost in 2009.
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Hackers Disable Door Locks at Four-Star Hotel, Demand Ransom

February 2, 2017
The hackers demanded 2 Bitcoins in payment to return control of the systems back to the hotel -- and the hotel says it had no choice but to pay.
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Hacker Compromises 2.5 Million Xbox 360, PSP ISO Forum Accounts

February 1, 2017
Email addresses, passwords and IP addresses were exposed.
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30 Percent of IT Pros Admit Their Organizations Are Very or Extremely Vulnerable to Attack

January 31, 2017
And 26 percent said their organizations were breached in the past year, a recent survey found.
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Ransomware App Found in Google Play Store

January 30, 2017
The app demanded 0.2 Bitcoins in payment from infected users.
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