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Ongoing Shamoon Malware Attacks Linked to Greenbug Cyber Espionage Group

January 26, 2017
The attacks continued to hit organizations in Saudi Arabia earlier this week.
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62 Percent of Data Security Pros Don't Know Where Their Most Sensitive Unstructured Data Resides

January 25, 2017
And 93 percent say they face persistent challenges in protecting data, a recent survey found.
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All-Time High of 1,093 Data Breaches Reported in U.S. in 2016

January 24, 2017
The number represents a 40 percent increase over the previous year, according to a recent report.
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Three Medical Data Breaches Expose 242,600 Patients' PHI

January 23, 2017
The exposed data includes names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, contact details, medical record numbers and/or clinical information.
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Ukraine Blackout Was Caused by ‘Premeditated and Multi-Level' Cyber Attack

January 20, 2017
The country's national power company hasn't said whether it was able to link the attack to any specific group or nation state.
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Just Eight Percent of IT Pros Say Most of Their Staff Have the Skills They Need

January 19, 2017
More than three times as many IT pros would prefer to grow their staff's skills than grow the number of people on their team, a recent survey found.
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McDonald's Website Flaw Exposes User Passwords

January 18, 2017
'If there's one thing you shouldn't do, it's decrypting passwords client side,' researcher Tijme Gommers noted.
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Researchers Warn of Highly Effective New Gmail Phishing Scam

January 17, 2017
The attack has already caught several technical users, according to Wordfence CEO Mark Maunder.
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95 Percent of Enterprise Cloud Services Aren't Enterprise Ready

January 16, 2017
82 percent don't encrypt data at rest, according to a recent report.
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Report: Anthem Breach Was Caused by a Foreign Government

January 13, 2017
CrowdStrike analysts determined the identity of the attacker, and concluded that the attacker was acting on a foreign government's behalf.
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UK Government Cyber Accelerator Announces Support for Seven Startups

January 12, 2017
The seven companies will begin a three-month program providing mentoring, contact with investors, office space and access to GCHQ personnel.
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74 Percent of Organizations Using Two-Factor Authentication Face User Complaints

January 11, 2017
Nine percent of organizations using two-factor authentication say their users simply 'hate it,' a recent survey found.
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ESEA Hacker Demands $100,000, Exposes 1.5 Million User Records

January 10, 2017
The hacker provided the records to LeakedSource after ESEA refused to pay the ransom.
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69 Percent of Companies Have Suffered Data Loss Due to Employee Turnover

January 9, 2017
28 percent of organizations don't wipe corporate data from employee-owned devices when they leave, a recent survey found.
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Almost a Fifth of Companies Have No DDoS Protection At All

January 6, 2017
And 39 percent are unclear on how to protect against DDoS attacks, a recent survey found.
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New California Law: Deploy Ransomware, Face Four Years in Prison

January 5, 2017
The law went into effect on January 1, 2017.
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Hospital Patient Posts 15,000 People's Protected Health Information on Social Media Site

January 4, 2017
The exposed data includes names, addresses, Social Security numbers and Medicaid identification numbers.
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Topps Data Breach Exposes Months of Credit Card Data

January 3, 2017
Customers who shopped at the company's website between July 30 and October 12 of 2016 may be affected.
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90 Percent of IT Pros Worry About Password Reuse

January 2, 2017
And 94 percent have implemented two-factor authentication for at least one application, a recent survey found.
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