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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In 20,000 cases, the bank says, the breaches resulted in 'money being withdrawn fraudulently.'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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Major DDoS Attack Disables Websites Across the U.S.

October 24, 2016
The attack on Dyn's managed DNS services hit sites ranging from CNN to Twitter.
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Massive Weebly Data Breach Exposes Over 43 Million Users' Info

October 21, 2016
The exposed data includes email addresses and/or user names, IP addresses and encrypted passwords.
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Hackers Steal Data from Japanese Nuclear Facility

October 19, 2016
The hackers were able to siphon the data out of the facility for six months before they were discovered.
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Vera Bradley Acknowledges Point-of-Sale Breach

October 17, 2016
The retailer was notified by law enforcement of a 'potential data security issue' on September 15.
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43 Percent of IT Pros Say It's Difficult to Secure Data in the Cloud

October 14, 2016
And 73 percent prefer to keep their sensitive corporate data on premises rather than in the cloud, a recent survey found.
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48 Percent of Companies Don't Inspect the Cloud for Malware

October 12, 2016
Among those that do check for it, fully 57 percent have found malware, a recent survey found.
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Two Thirds of Cyber Security Pros Struggle to Define Their Career Paths

October 11, 2016
Still, 46 percent are solicited for jobs at other companies at least once a week, a recent survey found.
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49 Percent of Business Leaders Have Sent Sensitive Corporate Data from Personal Email Accounts

October 7, 2016
And 39 percent have lost business information in a public place, a recent survey found.
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98 Percent of IT Pros Admit Challenges with Incident Response

October 6, 2016
And 71 percent said incident response has become more difficult over the past two years, a recent survey found.
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97 Percent of Consumers Say They're Unsettled by Data Breaches

October 3, 2016
And 29 percent said it would take them several months to begin trusting a company again following a data breach, a recent survey found.
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