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Two Thirds of Americans Worry About Hackers, Identity Theft

November 7, 2017
In comparison, just 38 percent worry about their car being stolen or broken into, a recent survey found.
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Vast Majority of Companies Are Using Unsupported Microsoft Office Suites

November 6, 2017
68 percent are still running Office 2007.
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63 Percent of IT Security Experts Are Unsure How to Fight Targeted Attacks

November 3, 2017
Still, 78 percent of IT business decision makers say they already spend enough, or too much, on protection from such attacks.
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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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