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Critical Infrastructure Compromised: New Cyber Attacks Hit Energy Companies in U.S., Turkey, Switzerland

September 6, 2017
The Dragonfly group now appears to be focused on compromising operational networks.
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Protect Your Data Now: Misconfigured Cloud Servers Expose Millions of Customer Records

September 6, 2017
A pair of misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets belonging to third party vendors exposed two companies' highly sensitive data.
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U.S. Deputy Attorney General Calls Encryption a Threat to Public Safety

September 5, 2017
And if tech companies don't provide access, Rosenstein said, "legislation may be necessary."
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The Ransomware Epidemic: 23 Million Spam Emails Distribute Locky in a Single Day

September 4, 2017
The campaign is just one of many currently distributing Locky ransomware.
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When Risk Management Means Life or Death: FDA Approves Recall of 465,000 RF-Enabled Pacemakers

September 1, 2017
Patients using the pacemakers will need to be provided with a firmware update by a medical professional.
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The Importance of Password Management: Spambot Server Exposes 711 Million Email Addresses

August 31, 2017
The data was found on a misconfigured server for the Onliner spambot.
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GDPR Readiness: Security Pros Counting on AI, Machine Learning for Data Protection

August 30, 2017
16 percent of IT security professionals say their company isn't preparing for GDPR at all, a recent survey found.
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The Current State of IoT Security: 8,000 IoT Login Credentials Posted Online

August 29, 2017
At least 1,774 of the devices were still accessible as of the end of last week.
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New Cyber Security Regulations Now in Force in New York

August 28, 2017
Financial services companies are now required to have a CISO, a written cyber security policy, and a fully funded and staffed cyber security program.
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The Risk of an Unprotected Website: Ransomware Returns to Ukraine

August 25, 2017
For the second time in as many months, a software developer's website was compromised and used to distribute malware.
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U.S. Infrastructure Council Warns of Imminent '9/11-Level Cyber Attack'

August 24, 2017
The NIAC says there's a 'narrow and fleeting window of opportunity' to organize effectively and prevent such attacks.
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84 Percent of IT Pros Attribute Cyber Security Incidents to Human Error

August 23, 2017
And while 20 percent have been hit with ransomware, just 8 percent said they paid the ransom, a recent survey found.
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Travelers Beware: Russian APT28 Hackers Hit Hotels in Europe, Middle East

August 22, 2017
The hacker group is using spear phishing emails to target hotel networks.
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Massive Chicago Voter Breach Underscores Importance of Cloud Security

August 21, 2017
Over 1.8 million Chicago voters' personal information was exposed online.
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Staff Shortage: 85 Percent of Cyber Security Pros Say They Need More People

August 18, 2017
And 70 percent say hiring experienced professionals is a priority, a recent survey found.
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Locky Ransomware Returns with New IKARUSdilapidated Phishing Campaign

August 17, 2017
Over 62,000 phishing emails delivered the new threat in the first three days of the campaign alone.
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Most Small to Mid-Sized Organizations Don't Use Multi-Factor Authentication

August 16, 2017
And just 48 percent of small to mid-sized organizations think their current password policy is good enough, a recent survey found.
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Over a Third of Healthcare IoT Organizations Suffered Cyber Incidents in the Past Year

August 15, 2017
And almost a third said dealing with the risks of legacy connected devices is their greatest cyber security challenge, a recent survey found.
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Creditseva, KS Enterprises Breaches Highlight Need for Improved Cloud Security

August 14, 2017
A massive exposure of data in misconfigured Amazon S3 buckets demonstrates the urgent need for companies to adjust their approach to cloud security.
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