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Post-Acquisition, Yahoo Now Says 3 Billion Accounts Affected by 2013 Breach

October 5, 2017
While integrating with Verizon, the company determined that all user accounts were impacted.
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66 Percent of SMBs Say a Cyber Attack Would Shut Them Down

October 4, 2017
But 55 percent don't have an incident response plan, a recent survey found.
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91 Percent of Security Pros Plan to Use Outsourcing to Address Skills Gap

October 3, 2017
72 percent say it's harder to hire skilled security staff now than it was two years ago, a recent survey found.
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Whole Foods, Sonic Suffer Major Payment Card Breaches

October 2, 2017
Both companies have stated that some of their point-of-sale systems were compromised, resulting in the theft of credit card data.
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SMBs Paid Over $300 Million to Ransomware Attackers in the Past Year

September 29, 2017
Among those that paid the ransom, 15 percent still never recovered their data, a recent survey found.
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Iranian APT33 Hackers Launch Phishing Attacks on Aviation, Energy Industries

September 28, 2017
The group has been targeting companies with aviation-related connections to Saudi Arabia.
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The Cloud Breach Epidemic: Verizon, Viacom the Latest to Leak Sensitive Data

September 27, 2017
The data exposed in both leaks included login credentials providing access to the companies' internal networks.
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Deloitte Suffers Major Data Breach Without Multi-Factor Authentication

September 26, 2017
The hacker or hackers appear to have gained admin level access for several months before they were detected.
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Massive SEC Breach Highlights Need for Broader Use of Encryption

September 25, 2017
A recent study found that less than 1 percent of stolen data records are protected with encryption.
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14 Percent of Office Workers Aren't Sure What Phishing Is

September 22, 2017
And 21 percent have fallen victim to phishing attacks, a recent survey found.
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Equifax Executives' Passwords for Sale Online, Web Portal Left Exposed

September 21, 2017
For the credit bureau that recently suffered a massive data breach, the news just keeps getting worse.
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27 Percent of IT Pros Will Continue Using CCleaner Despite Malware Threat

September 20, 2017
And another 32 percent haven't yet decided whether they will or not, a recent survey found.
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Cloud Security Error Exposes Half a Million Voters' Personal Information

September 19, 2017
The exposed data, part of TargetSmart's VoterBase, belonged to third party vendor Equals3.
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84 Percent of IT Pros Say Threat Intelligence is Key to Security

September 18, 2017
Still, 69 percent say the data is too voluminous and complex to be actionable, a recent survey found.
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U.S. Government Bans Use of Kaspersky Software

September 15, 2017
Executive branch departments and agencies have 90 days to remove and discontinue use of all Kaspersky products.
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Equifax Breach Highlights Potential Impact of GDPR

September 14, 2017
Were the regulation already in effect, the company could have faced more than $120 million in fines.
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New Bluetooth Attack Affects Billions of Devices Worldwide

September 12, 2017
The exploit, which requires no user interaction, can give the attacker control of the affected device.
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Unpatched Open Source Software Flaw Blamed for Massive Equifax Breach

September 11, 2017
The Apache Struts security flaw had been disclosed in March of 2017.
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Protecting Big Data: Over 26,000 MongoDB Servers Hit by Ransom Attacks

September 11, 2017
In many cases, companies that paid the ransom were scammed -- the data had simply been wiped.
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