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Researchers Find Russian Hacker Selling Access to U.S. Election Assistance Commission

December 16, 2016 |

The hacker claimed to be accessing the system via an unpatched SQL injection vulnerability.

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4 Ways to Upgrade Your Threat Sharing

December 14, 2016 |

Top InfoSec brass spoke at the 2016 Advanced Cyber Security Center conference on the importance of collaborative threat sharing.

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Hackers Steal Trade Secrets in 'Massive Cyber Attack' on German Manufacturer

December 09, 2016 |

The company said the attack involved 'organized, highly professional hacker activities.'

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Hackers Expose Info on 87 Million Dailymotion User Accounts

December 07, 2016 |

In 18.3 million cases, the exposed data includes hashed passwords.

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900,000 Deutsche Telekom Routers Disabled by Massive Cyber Attack

November 30, 2016 |

The routers were 'affected by an attack from outside,' the company said.

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Hackers Hit Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Beacon Theater, Chicago Theater, Michigan State University

November 25, 2016 |

The data potentially accessed ranges from students' names and Social Security numbers to credit card numbers and expiration dates.

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Hack the Army - and Get Paid for It

November 16, 2016 |

The U.S Army is the next branch of the Department of Defence to embrace the bug bounty bounty model in an effort to improve security.

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Researchers Demo Citywide Bricking Attack via IoT Malware

November 14, 2016 |

The proof-of-concept worm could jump from one smart bulb to another via ZigBee wireless connectivity.

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In 20,000 cases, the bank says, the breaches resulted in 'money being withdrawn fraudulently.'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