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Hackers Leverage Flaws in SS7 to Drain Victims' Bank Accounts

May 08, 2017 |

The attackers were able to redirect SMS messages used for two-factor authentication in order to approve money transfers.

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Types of DDoS Attacks

May 04, 2017 |

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS) can shut down your websites and network. We list the different types of DDoS attacks and offer resources to stop DDoS attacks.

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Shodan Partners with Recorded Future to Detect Botnets and RATs

May 04, 2017 |

Widely uses search tool adds Malware Hunter crawler that can help to discover Remote Access Trojans (RATs)

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Beyond the Backup: Defending Against Ransomware

May 03, 2017 |

Recovering successfully from ransomware means more than just restoring from backup.

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Hacker Arrested for Stealing $100 Million from Facebook and Google

May 01, 2017 |

Evaldas Rimasauskas allegedly used phishing attacks to trick the companies into transferring tens of millions of dollars to accounts he controlled.

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Russian Hackers Target French Presidential Campaign

April 28, 2017 |

The attacks are the invisible side of a Russian campaign against Emmanuel Macron, his digital director said.

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Chipotle Hit by Credit Card Breach

April 27, 2017 |

All customers who paid with a credit or debit card at a Chipotle location between March 24, 2017 and April 18, 2017 may be affected.

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Hackers Aim High to Hack the U.S. Air Force

April 26, 2017 |

Latest program in HackerOne-backed U.S military bug bounty effort takes aim at the USAF.

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Russian Hacker Sentenced to 27 Years in U.S. Prison

April 25, 2017 |

Roman Seleznev, the son of a Russian MP, caused over $169 million in damages by installing malware on point-of-sale machines.

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Hajime Malware Infects Tens of Thousands of IoT Devices

April 20, 2017 |

The malware's peer-to-peer IoT device network numbers in the tens of thousands, according to Symantec.

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Hackers Activate 156 Emergency Sirens Across Dallas

April 11, 2017 |

'We had people asking if we were being attacked,' a city spokeswoman said.

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Ransomware Attack on Pediatric Practice Exposes 55,447 Patients' Information

April 07, 2017 |

While the company was able to avoid falling victim to the ransomware, the attackers may have been able to access patient data.

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Anti-Ransomware Decryption Toolkit Grows

April 06, 2017 |

The No More Ransom project gains 15 more decryption tools and dozens of new partner organizations.

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Different Types of Malware and How to Defend Against Them

April 04, 2017 |

Cybercriminals use many different types of malware to attack systems. Here are some of the most common malware types and how to defend against them. We define everything from adware to worms and everything in between.

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Cyber Insurance: Insuring Your Data When Protecting It Fails

March 31, 2017 |

Cyber insurance could be the difference between staying in business or shutting down for good because of a data breach.

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1.4 Billion Data Records Exposed in 2016

March 29, 2017 |

That's an increase of 86 percent over the previous year, according to Gemalto.

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Sophos Intercept X Brings an End to Ransomware

March 27, 2017 |

Intercept X from Sophos brings a bandolier of silver bullets to the ransomware fight, leaving cybercriminals scattering for cover.

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Massive Data Breach Exposes 4.8 Million Job Seekers' Personal Info

March 27, 2017 |

Names, Social Security numbers and birthdates were accessed.

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Apple Attributes Alleged iCloud Hack to Password Reuse

March 24, 2017 |

The allegedly compromised account information may have come from the LinkedIn breach.

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Incident Response: How to Prepare for Attacks and Breaches

March 23, 2017 |

Make sure your organization is prepared for attacks and breaches by putting together an incident response plan and incident response team.

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