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60 Percent of Enterprises Were Breached by Social Engineering Attacks in 2016

December 6, 2016
And 65 percent of those attacks compromised employees' login credentials, a recent survey found.
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Half of IT Pros Are More Worried About Insider Threats Than External Ones

December 2, 2016
The leading concern regarding insider threats is malware installed by careless employees, a recent survey found.
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900,000 Deutsche Telekom Routers Disabled by Massive Cyber Attack

November 30, 2016
The routers were 'affected by an attack from outside,' the company said.
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36 Percent of IT Pros Say Loss of Data in the Cloud Would be Catastrophic

November 28, 2016
And 14 percent said it would cost them their jobs, a recent survey found.
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Hackers Hit Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Beacon Theater, Chicago Theater, Michigan State University

November 25, 2016
The data potentially accessed ranges from students' names and Social Security numbers to credit card numbers and expiration dates.
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Almost a Third of Americans Won't Shop Online Due to Security Concerns

November 23, 2016
And another 14 percent said they're unlikely to do so, a recent survey found.
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Over 97 Percent of All Phishing Emails Deliver Ransomware

November 21, 2016
And 82 percent of email servers are misconfigured, recent research discovered.
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Over 18 Percent of Docs in File Sharing Apps Contain Sensitive Data

November 18, 2016
And 9.3 percent of files shared externally contain sensitive data, a recent survey found.
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38 Percent of Mobile Professionals Have Never Used a VPN

November 17, 2016
And 42 percent access corporate data over public Wi-Fi, a recent survey found.
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Researchers Demo Citywide Bricking Attack via IoT Malware

November 14, 2016
The proof-of-concept worm could jump from one smart bulb to another via ZigBee wireless connectivity.
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77 Percent of Ransomware Attacks Successfully Bypass Email Filtering

November 11, 2016
And 95 percent bypass firewalls, a recent survey found.
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40,000 Tesco Bank Accounts Accessed by Cyber Thieves

November 9, 2016
In 20,000 cases, the bank says, the breaches resulted in 'money being withdrawn fraudulently.'
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Massive DDoS Attacks Disable Internet Access Throughout Liberia

November 7, 2016
The attacks exceeded 500 Gbps.
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43 Percent of IT Pros Say Cyber Attacks That Hit Their Companies Were Preventable

November 4, 2016
21 percent say the breaches could have been prevented if security policies were better communicated to employees.
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73 Percent of Security Pros Aren't Using Threat Intelligence Data Effectively

November 2, 2016
Just 46 percent say they're using threat data at all in deciding how to respond to malicious activity.
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Australian Red Cross Data Breach Exposes 550,000 Blood Donors' Personal Information

October 31, 2016
Names, genders, email addresses, phone numbers and birthdates were exposed by a third party vendor.
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Schneider Electric Patches Major ICS Vulnerability

October 28, 2016
The flaw was discovered almost six months ago by researchers at Indegy Labs.
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Hacking the Presidential Election: Can It Happen?

October 27, 2016
Hackers can leverage lots of technical vulnerabilities to affect election results. But a coordinated attack would be tough, due to voting systems' fragmented nature.
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Two-Thirds of Americans Think They're Tech Savvy... But They're Not

October 26, 2016
64 percent of U.S. consumers think they're always safe sharing personal data on a major retail or social networking site.
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