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GDPR: Do you provide goods or services in the EU?

The General Data Protection Regulation applies to all organizations that provide goods and services to people in the EU. The risk of not complying may result in fines up to 4% of your organization’s global revenues.

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Russian hackers used leaked NSA hacking tool to spy on hotel guests

Fancy Bear, a Russian government-sponsored cyber-espionage group, has been accused of using a leaked NSA hacking tool in attacks against hotels in order to spy on guests.

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IT's 9 biggest security threats

As this list of the biggest security threats shows, hacking has evolved from a one-person crime of opportunity to an open market of sophisticated malware backed by crime syndicates and money launderers.

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Fraud stories, Part 1

Welcome to Fraud Stories, a new blog focused on digital identity and online fraud, one of the most defining issues of our day.

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FBI used booby-trapped video to unmask suspected Tor-using sextortionist

The FBI tainted a video with code that revealed the real IP of "Brian Kil," a sextortionist who used Tor to mask his identity while terrorizing girls in Indiana.

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John McAfee ranks the biggest hacks ever

Tech pioneer John McAfee explains the most damaging and noteworthy cyber attacks of all time.

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12 signs you've been hacked -- and how to fight back

Redirected internet searches, unexpected installs, rogue mouse pointers: Here's what to do when you've been 0wned.

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Why SSL/TLS attacks are on the rise

As more companies adopt better encryption practices, cyber criminals are turning to SSL/TLS vulnerabilities to deliver malicious attacks.

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Five new threats to your mobile device security

Cyber criminals are stepping up their attacks on mobile devices with new weapons and variations on old ones.

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Hackers claim credit for alleged hack at Mandiant, publish dox on analyst

Late Sunday evening, someone posted details alleged to have come from a compromised system maintained by Adi Peretz, a Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst at Mandiant. The leaked records expose the analyst from both a personal and...

State of Cybercrime 2017: Security events decline, but not the impact

Even as the average number of security events dropped year-over-year, events that resulted in a loss or damage rose, and fewer companies reported no losses.

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Germany warns of nation-state cyber espionage threat

Report from Germany's domestic intelligence and security service says Russia, China and Iran are targeting German companies and interests.


Measures your business can take to stop ransomware

Learn simple measures your business could implement to prevent the increasing threat of ransomware attacks.

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Is cybercrime the greatest threat to every company in the world?

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty predicted the impact of cybercrime on businesses globally, and the cybersecurity community agrees she was right.

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Cybersecurity skills shortage hurts security analytics, operations

Security staff and skills deficits lead to weaknesses in areas such as threat hunting, prioritizing security alerts, and computer forensics.

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Great big list of cybersecurity resources

Beef up your cybersecurity knowledge with this list of cybersecurity resources, including data threats, data breaches, books, jobs, companies and VC funding.

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Can Shakespeare solve our messaging app crisis?

The messaging app Telegram announced earlier this week it was stepping up its efforts to thwart terrorism communication. A college literature professor may have the perfect solution for the problem.

The dark web goes corporate

It's just as shady and dangerous as ever, but something has changed in the way the dark web does business, and it will look very familiar to IT buyers.

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