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GhostWriter AWS Issue Impacts Thousands of Amazon S3 Buckets

November 2, 2017
Affected buckets are owned by major news sites, popular retailers and leading ad networks.
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Security Pros Need Soft Skills More Than Ever, Survey Finds

November 1, 2017
72 percent of IT security pros say the need has increased in the past two years.
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Report Finds NHS WannaCry Attacks Were Easily Avoidable

October 31, 2017
NHS trusts had been warned to apply patches months before the attack.
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Dark Web Marketplace Offers Remote Access to Corporate PCs for $3-15 Each

October 30, 2017
Ultimate Anonymity Services offers more than 35,000 RDPs for sale, including about 300 from the U.S.
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Password Failure: 30 Percent of CEOs Have Been Pwned

October 27, 2017
Still, 45 percent of IT admins says they aren't concerned about bad password policies in the workplace.
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Understanding the Threat: Bad Rabbit Ransomware Spreads Worldwide

October 25, 2017
Early victims include the Interfax news agency and Ukraine's Ministry of Infrastructure.
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Reaper Botnet Leverages Millions of Vulnerable IoT Devices

October 25, 2017
The botnet has the potential to launch a devastating DDoS attack.
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DHS, FBI Warn of APTs Targeting U.S. Energy, Nuclear, Water, Aviation Sectors

October 24, 2017
The attackers first hit third-party suppliers, then use those suppliers to breach major targets.
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92 Percent of IT Pros Say Employees Try to Access Inappropriate Information

October 23, 2017
Two thirds of IT pros admit they've done the same.
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Financial Insecurity: 42 Percent of U.S. Financial Services Orgs Have Been Breached

October 20, 2017
Twenty-four percent were breached in the past year alone.
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A Surge in Repeat Attacks: DDoS Attacks Stop Trains in Sweden

October 19, 2017
The attacks forced Sweden's transport administration to stop or delay trains, and took down its website and email system.
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A Tale of Two Credit Card Breaches: Pizza Hut, Hyatt Expose Customer Data

October 18, 2017
Major breaches of payment card data continue to be a regular occurrence in the hospitality industry.
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KRACK WPA2 Attack Threatens Every Device That Uses Wi-Fi

October 16, 2017
Any device using WPA2 wireless security is vulnerable.
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Ransomware Sales on the Dark Web Surged by 2,502 Percent in the Past Year

October 14, 2017
Sales grew from $250,000 in 2016 to more than $6.2 million in 2017, according to a recent report.
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North Korean Hackers Hit U.S. Electric Companies with Spear Phishing Attacks

October 13, 2017
Researchers say the attacks appeared to be early-stage reconnaissance, not preparation for an imminent destructive attack.
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Secure AWS Now: PHM Medical Records, Accenture Data Exposed Online

October 12, 2017
Publicly accessible Amazon S3 buckets continue to expose a disturbing amount of sensitive data.
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The Increasing Complexity of Cyberwar: North Korean Hackers Stole Joint U.S.-South Korea War Plans

October 11, 2017
The hackers stole 235 GB of military data, of which 182 GB still hasn't been identified.
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41 Percent of Consumers Won't Do Business with a Breached Company

October 10, 2017
77 percent said they felt frustrated, angry and anxious after receiving a data breach notification, a recent survey found.
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53 Percent of Organizations Using the Cloud Have Exposed Data Online

October 9, 2017
That's a significant leap from 40 percent six months ago, according to a recent study.
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