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Over 26 Percent of Ransomware Attacks in 2017 Hit Business Users

December 11, 2017 |

65 percent of businesses hit by ransomware lost a significant amount or all of their data.

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Cryptocurrencies in the Crosshairs: NiceHash Breach Results in Theft of $83 Million

December 08, 2017 |

The 4,736 Bitcoin stolen from NiceHash have surged in value over the past few days.

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Online Fraud Dropped 33 Percent Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday

December 06, 2017 |

It also dropped throughout 2017, a recent study found.

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Where Armis is Taking IoT Security Next

December 04, 2017 |

VIDEO: Nadir Izrael, co-founder and CTO of Armis Security, discusses the evolving landscape for Internet of Things security.

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79 Percent of Companies Faced Severe Cyber Attacks in Q3 2017

December 01, 2017 |

The quarter saw an average of 153 attacks per firm.

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Apple Patches Massive Security Flaw in MacOS High Sierra

November 29, 2017 |

The vulnerability was disclosed publicly yesterday on Twitter.

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U.S. Justice Department: Chinese Hackers Hit Siemens, Moody's, Trimble

November 28, 2017 |

Three Chinese nationals are alleged to have run a six-year campaign aimed at stealing corporate data.

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Average Organization Faced 8 DDoS Attacks a Day in Q3 2017

November 27, 2017 |

That's a 35 percent increase over the previous quarter.

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U.K. NCSC Head Warns of Russian Cyber Threats to Critical Infrastructure

November 24, 2017 |

'Russia is seeking to undermine the international system,' Martin said.

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3 Lessons to Learn from the Uber Breach

November 23, 2017 |

What you do in response to a breach is just as important as what you may or may not have done to prevent it.

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Black Friday Warning: Holiday Cyber Attacks Expected to Increase by More Than 20 Percent

November 22, 2017 |

Such attacks often begin around the Thanksgiving holiday.

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BlueBorne Vulnerability Hits Up to 20 Million Amazon Echo, Google Home Devices

November 20, 2017 |

Both companies have released security updates.

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Threat Intelligence Firm ThreatQuotient Attracts $30 Million in Funding

November 18, 2017 |

The cybersecurity startup gets the attention of Cisco and Japanese telecommunications company NTT Docomo.

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Flood of Attacks Spread Ransomware via Remote Desktop Protocol

November 17, 2017 |

The attacks present a particular threat to small businesses.

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SecTor: What the Story of David vs Goliath Teaches Cyber-Security

November 16, 2017 |

While offensive attacks and zero-day vulnerabilities often grab headlines, understanding risk is the key to security.

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Hacking Blockchain with Smart Contracts to Control a Botnet

November 16, 2017 |

Botract attack method revealed at SecTor security conference could enable a botnet to be as resilient and as distributed as the Ethereum blockchain itself.

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Fear the Retailer: Forever 21 Hacked as Black Friday Approaches

November 15, 2017 |

The company doesn't yet know how many locations were affected.

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45 Percent of IT Pros Expect a Major, Disruptive Cyber Attack Within the Next Year

November 15, 2017 |

Still, 89 percent say they're confident in their organization's cyber security stance.

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Eavesdropper Flaw, Marcher Malware Threaten Mobile Devices

November 14, 2017 |

The vulnerability and phishing attack should both be easy to resolve -- but they're thriving.

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Two Thirds of Americans Worry About Hackers, Identity Theft

November 07, 2017 |

In comparison, just 38 percent worry about their car being stolen or broken into, a recent survey found.

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