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Two Thirds of Americans Worry About Hackers, Identity Theft

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

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63 Percent of IT Security Experts Are Unsure How to Fight Targeted Attacks

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ransomware Sales on the Dark Web Surged by 2,502 Percent in the Past Year

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Sales grew from $250,000 in 2016 to more than $6.2 million in 2017, according to a recent report.

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North Korean Hackers Hit U.S. Electric Companies with Spear Phishing Attacks

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Researchers say the attacks appeared to be early-stage reconnaissance, not preparation for an imminent destructive attack.

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The Increasing Complexity of Cyberwar: North Korean Hackers Stole Joint U.S.-South Korea War Plans

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The hackers stole 235 GB of military data, of which 182 GB still hasn't been identified.

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Apache Patches Optionsbleed Flaw in HTTP Server

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Apache HTTPD 2.4.28 is now available, fixing a vulnerability that could have potentially enabled information disclosure.

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FireEye Warns of Expanding FormBook Malware Attacks

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Data stealing malware taking aim at Aerospace and Defense contractors in the U.S. and South Korea.

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Russian Hackers Stole Highly Classified NSA Data via Third-Party Contractor

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The hackers used Kaspersky Lab anti-virus software to locate the files, according to a recent report.

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SMBs Paid Over $300 Million to Ransomware Attackers in the Past Year

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Among those that paid the ransom, 15 percent still never recovered their data, a recent survey found.

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Iranian APT33 Hackers Launch Phishing Attacks on Aviation, Energy Industries

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The group has been targeting companies with aviation-related connections to Saudi Arabia.

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Deloitte Suffers Major Data Breach Without Multi-Factor Authentication

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The hacker or hackers appear to have gained admin level access for several months before they were detected.

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14 Percent of Office Workers Aren't Sure What Phishing Is

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And 21 percent have fallen victim to phishing attacks, a recent survey found.

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