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Capital One hack may have been bigger than thought

August 15, 2019

Via: TechRadar

The hacker behind the Capital One data breach may have also been responsible for attacks on multiple other companies, law forces have said. Paige Thompson may have stolen data from more than 30 other organisations, according to US officials investigating […]


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Should Companies Bolster Their Cybersecurity by ‘Hacking Back?’

July 24, 2019

Via: Fortune

Attend any cybersecurity confab, and you’ll encounter some version of the following refrain. “There are two types of companies in this world: those that have been hacked and those that don’t yet know they’ve been hacked.” The phrase that launched […]


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Why is hospital security lagging behind banks?

May 16, 2019

Via: TechRadar

A recent MIT study revealed that the healthcare sector “has lagged behind other industries in protecting its main stakeholder (ie, patients)”. One healthcare security professional highlighted the gap in a comment to the researchers lamenting that “When [I was] in […]


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Half of businesses attacked online in last two years

March 20, 2019

Via: TechRadar

More than half of all European businesses have suffered some form of disruption caused by a cyberattack over the last two years, new research has claimed. A report from Kaspersky Lab found that 54 percent of businesses have faced at […]


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Education is key in keeping data safe

March 13, 2019

Via: TechRadar

In this perfect world we live in, businesses, governments, and other organizations are all honest and get cybersecurity right. They have all the knowledge and resources on their side, and all the data comes together in their systems, so of […]


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Researchers Discover Malware That Targets Apple Mac Computers and Cryptocurrency Exchanges

January 31, 2019

Via: Fortune

If you ever check bitcoin prices on a cryptocurrency exchange, make sure you delete your digital cookies. Failing to do so may put your personal data like passwords, credit card information, and saved iPhone text messages on your Mac computer […]


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Why Cyber Insurance Is a Smart Move for Business and Investors

January 24, 2019

Via: Fortune

Cyber security may be an oxymoron: most of us will end up victims of a digital hack at some point (if we haven’t already). So, it’s only natural that people want cyber insurance to help minimize the potential fall out […]


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Protecting businesses from insider threats with machine learning

December 27, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Machine learning and AI are the latest tools being utilised by businesses to help prevent cybercrime and stop cyberattacks. However, what if these same tools could be used to help stop insider threats such as employees leaking or misusing company […]


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Report: Tens of Thousands of E-Commerce Sites at Heightened Security Risk

November 21, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Magento is a popular e-commerce platform, used by nearly 74,000 web sites in North America alone. And according to new research, 79% of them are at heightened risk from cyber criminals. Researchers at Foregenix analyzed more than 170,000 Magento websites […]


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U.S. Marshals Service spending millions on DeVos security in unusual arrangement

November 16, 2018

Via: NBC News

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos began receiving around-the-clock security from the U.S. Marshals Service days after being confirmed, an armed detail provided to no other cabinet member that could cost U.S. taxpayers $19.8 million through September of 2019, according […]