Cisco's midyear 2017 security report isn't all doom and gloom and shows a number of positive trends.
AlphaBay was responsible for at least $1 billion in transactions over the past three years.
The incident was 'a deliberate act by an employee,' the company's managing director said.
A breach at Sabre impacted travel provider CWT, which in turn affected Google employees who had made hotel reservations since August of last year.
That's twice the cost of recovering from a malware incident, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Victims of the fast-spreading malware range from the government of Ukraine to oil giant Rosneft and pharma company Merck.
Security firm Qualys discovers flaws in the Linux kernel and glibc library, that fortunately have not been exploited in the wild by attackers - yet
In Illinois, the attackers attempted to delete or alter voter information, according to a recent report.
At the same time, ransomware usage dropped by 44.9 percent.
The officials were targeted with spear phishing emails that claimed to provide documentation for an e-voting system.
The hacker group is asking for a subscription fee of over $20,000 a month.
Just 52 percent of consumers trust retailers to keep their data safe, a recent survey found.