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Simple Phishing Attacks Deliver Complex Malware: FIN7 Hackers Target Restaurant Chains

August 10, 2017
The FIN7/Carbanak hacker group is leveraging straightforward phishing emails to deliver a new JScript backdoor called Bateleur.
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The Importance of Effective Incident Response: the HBO Breach Expands

August 9, 2017
The attackers leaked more data, and demanded millions of dollars in bitcoin to prevent future leaks.
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IoT on Wheels: U.K. Government Issues Cyber Security Guidelines for Self-Driving Cars

August 8, 2017
The government recently published eight key principles to help manufacturers improve vehicle cyber security.
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Researchers Add Profile-Based Anomaly Detection to SIEM

August 7, 2017
FKIE researchers say combining indicators can significantly reduce false positives.
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U.S. Senators Seek to Improve IoT Security, Encourage Security Research

August 4, 2017
The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act sets minimum requirements for the security of IoT devices purchased by the government.
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New Anthem Breach Underscores the Need for Effective Cyber Risk Management

August 3, 2017
An insider breach at a third party vendor exposed thousands of Anthem members' PHI.
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HBO Hack Highlights Importance of Encryption, Data Governance

August 2, 2017
1.5 TB of data, including unreleased episodes of upcoming shows, was stolen and leaked online.
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Hackers' Revenge: Group Targets Cyber Security Analyst in Op #LeakTheAnalyst

August 1, 2017
Mandiant says the breach was limited to the analyst's social media accounts.
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Why You Need Multi-Factor Authentication: Virgin America Hacked Post-Merger

July 31, 2017
The hacker accessed 3,120 employees' and contractors' user names and passwords.
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Can Cyber Insurance Keep Up? Cloud Cyber Attack Could Cost $121 Billion

July 28, 2017
Losses from a disruptive attack on a cloud services provider could range from $15 billion to $121 billion, according to Lloyd's.
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Why Risk Management Matters: Hackers Breach Italy's Biggest Bank Twice in One Year

July 27, 2017
400,000 UniCredit customers' personal information was exposed in two separate incidents.
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Managing Third Party Risk: Outside Law Firm Exposes Wells Fargo Client Data

July 26, 2017
The data exposed ranges from high net worth clients' financial details to financial advisors' compensation information and client lists.
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Massive Breach of Swedish Citizens' Data Points to Desperate Need for Risk Management

July 25, 2017
Vehicle registration data for every Swedish citizen was exposed -- including those under witness protection.
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Hackers Find BEC Attacks More Profitable than Ransomware

July 24, 2017
Cisco calls business email compromise 'the most lucrative and profitable method to extract large amounts of money from a business.'
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Massive Cybercrime Shutdown: AlphaBay, Hansa Markets Go Dark

July 21, 2017
AlphaBay was responsible for at least $1 billion in transactions over the past three years.
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Fear the Internet of Things: Devil's Ivy Security Flaw Impacts Millions of IoT Devices

July 20, 2017
The vulnerability can be exploited to view a device's video feed or to deny the owner access to the feed.
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A Rough Few Weeks for Cloud Security: Dow Jones Exposes Millions of Users' Data

July 19, 2017
Names, addresses, account information, email addresses, and the last four digits of credit card numbers were accessible online.
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Managing Insider Threats: Bupa Insurance Breach Affects 547,000 Customers

July 18, 2017
The incident was 'a deliberate act by an employee,' the company's managing director said.
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A Reminder of Cloud Security Best Practices: Millions of Verizon Customers' Data Exposed

July 17, 2017
Researcher Chris Vickery found customer names, addresses, account details and PINs on a publicly accessible server.
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