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A Desperate Need for Encryption: PoS Breaches at Avanti Markets, B&B Theatres

July 13, 2017
1,900 Avanti kiosks were affected, and B&B was hit for a two-year period from 2015 to 2017.
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Cloud Security Failure: Millions of Wrestling Fans' Personal Data Exposed

July 12, 2017
A misconfigured Amazon S3 bucket exposed millions of names, email addresses, phone numbers, mailing addresses and demographic information.
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Threats to U.S. Nuclear Power Plants Highlight Need for Real-Time Intrusion Detection and Prevention

July 11, 2017
Sixty percent of cyber security pros expect a successful attack on U.S. critical infrastructure within the next two years, a recent survey found.
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BYOD Blamed for Massive Cryptocurrency Breach

July 10, 2017
30,000 customers' information was exposed when an employee's home computer was hacked.
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NotPetya Cyber Attacks Point to a Need for Comprehensive Risk Management

July 7, 2017
The malware was spread via an update to accounting software used by 80 percent of Ukrainian companies.
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How Not to Handle Incident Response: Automobile Association Exposes 117,000 Customers' Data

July 6, 2017
The information was 'only accessed several times,' the company says.
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Fourth-Party Risk: Breach at Service Provider Exposes Google Employee Data

July 5, 2017
A breach at Sabre impacted travel provider CWT, which in turn affected Google employees who had made hotel reservations since August of last year.
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The Impact of Emerging Technologies: Almost Half of U.S. Executives Report Widening Skills Gaps

July 4, 2017
But just a third of companies have a formal process and resources in place to address skills gap challenges, a recent survey found.
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The Price of a Breach: Cyber Attacks on Online Banking Services Cost $1.75 Million to Resolve

July 3, 2017
That's twice the cost of recovering from a malware incident, according to Kaspersky Lab.
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An Urgent Need for Security Awareness Training: 30 Percent of Employees Don't Know What Phishing Is

June 30, 2017
And almost two thirds don't know what ransomware is, recent research found.
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63 Percent of Companies Can't Monitor Devices Off the Corporate Network

June 29, 2017
And 53 percent of security pros say the number of malware-infected endpoints has increased in the past year, a recent survey found.
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Massive New Ransomware Attack Leverages Same Exploit as WannaCry

June 27, 2017
Victims of the fast-spreading malware range from the government of Ukraine to oil giant Rosneft and pharma company Merck.
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Russian Government Blamed for Cyber Attack on U.K. Parliament

June 27, 2017
The brute force attack may have used passwords acquired in the 2012 LinkedIn breach.
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48 Percent of U.S. Companies Using IoT Have Suffered Security Breaches

June 26, 2017
The cost of those breaches ranged from hundreds of thousands to tens of millions of dollars, a recent survey found.
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Honda Plant Shut Down by Ransomware Attack

June 24, 2017
Competitors Nissan and Renault were also forced to stop production last month, Reuters reports.
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Over a Quarter of Government Computers Run on Outdated Operating Systems

June 22, 2017
The same is true of 15 percent of computers in finance, healthcare and retail.
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Configuration Error Exposes Almost All American Voters' Personal Data

June 21, 2017
1.1 terabytes of data was left publicly accessible in an unprotected database.
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Financial Institutions Report Surge in Fraud

June 20, 2017
To handle the threat of fraud, 24 percent of corporations plan to increase their spending on fraud prevention, detection and controls.
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Risk Management Pros Say an IoT Security Incident Could Be Catastrophic

June 19, 2017
Still, just 44 percent say they're able to protect their systems from risky IoT devices.
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