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Vast Majority of Companies Are Using Unsupported Microsoft Office Suites

November 06, 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 03, 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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Secdo 5.0 Makes Behavioral-Based Bet on Automated Incident Response

November 02, 2017 |

The latest release offers security professionals new, behavioral-based tools to block threats to their systems.

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GhostWriter AWS Issue Impacts Thousands of Amazon S3 Buckets

November 02, 2017 |

Affected buckets are owned by major news sites, popular retailers and leading ad networks.

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Recorded Future Secures $25 Million to Advance Threat Intelligence Platform

November 01, 2017 |

The company trawls the dark web as part of its SaaS-delivered threat intelligence product that helps secure enterprise networks.

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WordPress 4.8.3 Fixes Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability

November 01, 2017 |

Researcher blasts security practices at widely used open-source CMS project as not being responsive enough.

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Security Pros Need Soft Skills More Than Ever, Survey Finds

November 01, 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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Symantec Brings Deception Technology to Endpoint Security

October 25, 2017 |

The security software maker borrows deception techniques that enterprises use to keep network attackers running in circles and away from critical data.

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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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Averon Banks $8.3 Million, Promises 'Frictionless' Mobile Authentication

October 24, 2017 |

The company's Direct Autonomous Authentication technology allows smartphone users to securely access services and other compatible devices without a separate download.

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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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KnowBe4 Raises $30M to Advance Security Awareness

October 24, 2017 |

New funding round comes a day after the company acquires securable.io

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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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Contrast Security Secures $30 Million in New Funding

October 19, 2017 |

The application security specialist scores additional VC funding amid a cloud software boom.

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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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