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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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Hackers Return to Kmart

June 02, 2017 |

Attackers 'check out' discount retailers for the second time in three years.

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Shadow Brokers Provide Details of Monthly Exploit Dump

June 01, 2017 |

The hacker group is asking for a subscription fee of over $20,000 a month.

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70 Percent of Consumers Would Consider Leaving a Retailer Hit by Ransomware

May 30, 2017 |

Just 52 percent of consumers trust retailers to keep their data safe, a recent survey found.

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Average DDoS Attack Size Surged in Q1 2017

May 25, 2017 |

The average attack size increased by 26 percent over the previous quarter, according to a recent report.

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Samba Patches Critical Remote Code Execution Flaw

May 24, 2017 |

Widely deployed open-source file and folder sharing project fixes a dangerous vulnerability that could still be leaving consumer NAS users at risk.

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Twitter Patches High Impact Account Tweeting Flaw

May 23, 2017 |

The vulnerability could have potentially enabled an attacker to tweet from any user account without the need to first compromise or exploit the user.

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New Threats Emerge Using Same Exploit As WannaCry Ransomware

May 22, 2017 |

Cybercriminals are leveraging the EternalBlue vulnerabilities to launch a range of other attacks.

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WordPress 4.7.5 Fixes Six Security Vulnerabilities

May 19, 2017 |

Widely deployed open-source content management system patched for a half-dozen different issues as new bug bounty program is set to debut.

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Data Breach at Restaurant Search Service Exposes 17 Million User Accounts

May 19, 2017 |

User IDs, names, user names, email addresses and hashed passwords were stolen.

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WannaCry Ransomware Hits U.S. Critical Infrastructure

May 18, 2017 |

The victims include small utilities and manufacturing sites, according to Dragos CEO Robert M. Lee.

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DocuSign, Bell Canada Hacked

May 17, 2017 |

The hackers stole customer email addresses for use in phishing campaigns and other attacks.

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WannaCry Ransomware Lives On Despite Kill Switch, Microsoft Patches

May 15, 2017 |

New versions of the malware are already spreading as the cat-and-mouse game continues.

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Massive Ransomware Outbreak Spreads to 74 Countries

May 12, 2017 |

Victims include FedEx, Spain's Telefonica, Russia's MegaFon, and the U.K.'s National Health Service.

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Mobile Malware: What It Is and How to Stop It

May 09, 2017 |

Mobile malware is growing. Do you know what mobile malware is and more importantly, how to keep it off your device?

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