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Black Hat: How To Break the First Law of Robotics

July 27, 2017 |

Researchers at Black Hat conference reveal attacks against industrial robots.

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Why Risk Management Matters: Hackers Breach Italy's Biggest Bank Twice in One Year

July 27, 2017 |

400,000 UniCredit customers' personal information was exposed in two separate incidents.

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The Dark Tangent Reflects on 20 Years of Black Hat

July 26, 2017 |

Jeff Moss, aka 'Dark Tangent' takes time on the Black Hat stage to reflect on the event and the community he launched two decades ago.

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Black Hat: Building a Ransomware Resilient File System with ShieldFS

July 26, 2017 |

Researchers detail new approach that could one day help limit the risk of ransomware attacks.

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Managing Third Party Risk: Outside Law Firm Exposes Wells Fargo Client Data

July 26, 2017 |

The data exposed ranges from high net worth clients' financial details to financial advisors' compensation information and client lists.

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Hackers Find BEC Attacks More Profitable than Ransomware

July 24, 2017 |

Cisco calls business email compromise 'the most lucrative and profitable method to extract large amounts of money from a business.'

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Cisco Warns of Destruction of Service Cybersecurity Attacks

July 21, 2017 |

Cisco's midyear 2017 security report isn't all doom and gloom and shows a number of positive trends.

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Massive Cybercrime Shutdown: AlphaBay, Hansa Markets Go Dark

July 21, 2017 |

AlphaBay was responsible for at least $1 billion in transactions over the past three years.

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Managing Insider Threats: Bupa Insurance Breach Affects 547,000 Customers

July 18, 2017 |

The incident was 'a deliberate act by an employee,' the company's managing director said.

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Fourth-Party Risk: Breach at Service Provider Exposes Google Employee Data

July 05, 2017 |

A breach at Sabre impacted travel provider CWT, which in turn affected Google employees who had made hotel reservations since August of last year.

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The Price of a Breach: Cyber Attacks on Online Banking Services Cost $1.75 Million to Resolve

July 03, 2017 |

That's twice the cost of recovering from a malware incident, according to Kaspersky Lab.

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Massive New Ransomware Attack Leverages Same Exploit as WannaCry

June 27, 2017 |

Victims of the fast-spreading malware range from the government of Ukraine to oil giant Rosneft and pharma company Merck.

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Honda Plant Shut Down by Ransomware Attack

June 24, 2017 |

Competitors Nissan and Renault were also forced to stop production last month, Reuters reports.

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Stack Clash Vulnerability Exploits Linux Stack Guard

June 20, 2017 |

Security firm Qualys discovers flaws in the Linux kernel and glibc library, that fortunately have not been exploited in the wild by attackers - yet

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Financial Institutions Report Surge in Fraud

June 20, 2017 |

To handle the threat of fraud, 24 percent of corporations plan to increase their spending on fraud prevention, detection and controls.

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Russian Hackers Breached Election Systems in 39 States

June 14, 2017 |

In Illinois, the attackers attempted to delete or alter voter information, according to a recent report.

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Malware Behind Ukraine Blackout Analyzed

June 13, 2017 |

According to Dragos researchers, the Ukraine attack seems to have been 'more of a proof of concept than what was fully capable in the malware.'

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Massive Surge in Botnet Malware Activity in Q1 2017

June 12, 2017 |

At the same time, ransomware usage dropped by 44.9 percent.

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Russian Hackers Hit 122 U.S. Election Officials Days Before 2016 Election

June 07, 2017 |

The officials were targeted with spear phishing emails that claimed to provide documentation for an e-voting system.

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OneLogin Password Manager Hacked

June 05, 2017 |

All customers served by the company's U.S. data center are affected.

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