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Considerations for Adding FIDO U2F to Your Security Protocol

January 10, 2017 |

If you're considering using the FIDO U2F protocol, here's what you need to know.

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ESEA Hacker Demands $100,000, Exposes 1.5 Million User Records

January 10, 2017 |

The hacker provided the records to LeakedSource after ESEA refused to pay the ransom.

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Bitglass Raises $45M to Advance CASB Technology

January 09, 2017 |

Cloud Access Security Broker vendor to use funding to help grow global go-to-market efforts.

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69 Percent of Companies Have Suffered Data Loss Due to Employee Turnover

January 09, 2017 |

28 percent of organizations don't wipe corporate data from employee-owned devices when they leave, a recent survey found.

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Almost a Fifth of Companies Have No DDoS Protection At All

January 06, 2017 |

And 39 percent are unclear on how to protect against DDoS attacks, a recent survey found.

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New California Law: Deploy Ransomware, Face Four Years in Prison

January 05, 2017 |

The law went into effect on January 1, 2017.

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Hospital Patient Posts 15,000 People's Protected Health Information on Social Media Site

January 04, 2017 |

The exposed data includes names, addresses, Social Security numbers and Medicaid identification numbers.

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Topps Data Breach Exposes Months of Credit Card Data

January 03, 2017 |

Customers who shopped at the company's website between July 30 and October 12 of 2016 may be affected.

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90 Percent of IT Pros Worry About Password Reuse

January 02, 2017 |

And 94 percent have implemented two-factor authentication for at least one application, a recent survey found.

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Chinese Hackers Charged with Breaching U.S. Law Firms, Trading on Stolen Information

December 30, 2016 |

The hackers are alleged to have made over $4 million in illegal profits from the trades.

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74 Percent of IT Pros Work Unpaid Overtime Every Week

December 29, 2016 |

Over a third work more than 15 extra hours per week, a recent survey found.

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66 Percent of U.S. Consumers Have Given Their Phone Passcodes to Others

December 28, 2016 |

One in four said something embarrassing has popped up on their phone while someone else was holding it, a recent survey found.

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55 Percent of Consumers Would Respond to a Retailer Breach by Switching to Cash

December 23, 2016 |

And 20 percent would just stop shopping at the affected merchant, a recent survey found.

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Lynda.com, L.A. County Acknowledge Massive Data Breaches

December 20, 2016 |

9.5 million Lynda.com users and 756,000 L.A. County residents may be affected.

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44 Percent of Organizations Miss Data Breach Investigating and Reporting Deadlines

December 19, 2016 |

And seven percent said a missed deadline had resulted in serious consequences, a recent survey found.

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Researchers Find Russian Hacker Selling Access to U.S. Election Assistance Commission

December 16, 2016 |

The hacker claimed to be accessing the system via an unpatched SQL injection vulnerability.

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More Than One Billion Yahoo User Accounts Exposed in Massive Breach

December 15, 2016 |

Over a billion names, email addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, hashed passwords and security questions and answers may may have been accessed.

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4 Ways to Upgrade Your Threat Sharing

December 14, 2016 |

Top InfoSec brass spoke at the 2016 Advanced Cyber Security Center conference on the importance of collaborative threat sharing.

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New Amazon Phishing Campaign Targets Holiday Shoppers

December 13, 2016 |

Thousands of victims worldwide have already been hit by the scam.

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Hackers Steal Trade Secrets in 'Massive Cyber Attack' on German Manufacturer

December 09, 2016 |

The company said the attack involved 'organized, highly professional hacker activities.'

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