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40,000 Tesco Bank Accounts Accessed by Cyber Thieves

November 09, 2016 |

In 20,000 cases, the bank says, the breaches resulted in 'money being withdrawn fraudulently.'

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Hacking the Presidential Election: Can It Happen?

October 27, 2016 |

Hackers can leverage lots of technical vulnerabilities to affect election results. But a coordinated attack would be tough, due to voting systems' fragmented nature.

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How to Hire an Ethical Hacker

October 25, 2016 |

An ethical hacker can help you find application security vulnerabilities. So how do you hire an ethical hacker?

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Hackers Steal Data from Japanese Nuclear Facility

October 19, 2016 |

The hackers were able to siphon the data out of the facility for six months before they were discovered.

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FBI Urges Ransomware Victims to Report Attacks

September 16, 2016 |

Doing so, the FBI stated, 'provides law enforcement with a greater understanding of the threat.'

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3 Cases of InfoSec Hubris That Led to Big Breaches

September 15, 2016 |

Hacks happen. But sometimes organizations seem to make themselves targets with behavior that is a bit too boastful, judgmental or egotistical.

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World Anti-Doping Agency Breached by Russian Hackers

September 14, 2016 |

Confidential medical information for U.S. athletes including Simone Biles and Serena Williams was published online.

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U.S. Small Businesses Lose $75 Billion a Year to Ransomware

September 09, 2016 |

Downtime resulting from ransomware attacks can cost companies more than $8,500 an hour, a recent survey found.

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Mac Malware Part of Worsening Security Picture

September 02, 2016 |

While Mac malware is not as big of a problem as attacks meant for Windows, hackers are targeting Apple operating systems more than ever before.

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68 Million Dropbox Account Credentials Exposed

September 01, 2016 |

The data comes from a breach dating back to mid-2012.

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52 Percent of Hackers Would Help the FBI Hack the iPhone for a Fee

August 29, 2016 |

And nine percent would do it for free, a recent survey found.

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Tech Vendors, Law Enforcement Team to Take on Ransomware

August 25, 2016 |

Intel Security and Kaspersky Labs worked with international law enforcement agencies on a website that offers decryption keys for several variants of ransomware.

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Using a Neural Network to Improve Social Spear Phishing

August 17, 2016 |

Researchers from ZeroFox build a tool that employs neural networks to trick unsuspecting Twitter users.

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How to Hide Malware with a Digitally Signed Executable

August 16, 2016 |

Deep Instinct reveals flaw that could potentially enable a security certificate bypass in Microsoft applications.

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MICROS Hackers Hit Five More POS Companies

August 15, 2016 |

The hackers targeted weaknesses in the vendors' servers, then attempted to steal login information and use it to access retailers' POS systems.

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DARPA's Machine Challenge Solves CrackAddr Puzzle

August 11, 2016 |

Mike Walker, the DARPA program manager responsible for the Cyber Grand Challenge, details how autonomous systems solved a decade-old security challenge. [VIDEO]

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Russian Hackers Hit Oracle's MICROS POS

August 10, 2016 |

It's not yet clear how many customers may be affected.

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Black Hat: What Are the Tools of Car Hacking?

August 08, 2016 |

Time, energy and money, not a lack of tools, are keeping researchers from investigating automobile security, say Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek. [VIDEO]



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3.7 Million People Affected by Massive Data Breach at Banner Health

August 05, 2016 |

A wide range of information was exposed, from credit card numbers to patient data.

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Black Hat: Researchers Reveal PIN Pad Risks

August 04, 2016 |

PIN pads from multiple vendors are potentially at risk from attack, according to researchers from NCR. [VIDEO]

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