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Report Finds NHS WannaCry Attacks Were Easily Avoidable

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The botnet has the potential to launch a devastating DDoS attack.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Twenty-four percent were breached in the past year alone.

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Contrast Security Secures $30 Million in New Funding

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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

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The attacks forced Sweden's transport administration to stop or delay trains, and took down its website and email system.

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Google Rolls Out Advanced Protection for Personal User Accounts

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The company announces new safeguards that protect users from phishing and malicious apps that can be used to steal data from their Google Accounts.

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How to Prevent DNS Attacks

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Hackers are finding weaknesses to exploit in the Domain Name System. Here's how to keep your organization from falling victim to a DNS attack.

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A Tale of Two Credit Card Breaches: Pizza Hut, Hyatt Expose Customer Data

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Major breaches of payment card data continue to be a regular occurrence in the hospitality industry.

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Barracuda Debuts Active DDoS Prevention Service

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The new cloud-based service provides businesses with both application security and protection from debilitating DDoS attacks.

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The Best Security for Wireless Networks

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WPA2-AES is the best option for wireless network security. We look at wireless router security, password strength, guest and public wi-fi security, and closing router backdoors.

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What Security can Learn from Indy Car/F1 Racing #Dockercon

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At DockerCon EU, Docker Security lead explains that what's needed to improve security is more safety.

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KRACK WPA2 Attack Threatens Every Device That Uses Wi-Fi

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Any device using WPA2 wireless security is vulnerable.

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