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Don't Panic: Breach at software developer shouldn’t affect its customers or its future

A leading independent Mac and iOS development company has chagrin, but says no customer or financial information leaked, nor was its website compromised.

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WannaCry fallout -- the worst is yet to come, experts say

The massive scale of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack has exposed some significant weaknesses in global IT systems, and we're likely to see more attacks leveraging similar techniques, and doing even more damage, security experts...

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Learning from the ROI of WannaCry

What the earnings indicate about enterprise security practices and unknown future attacks.

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Ransomware makes healthcare wannacry

The NHS ordeal is a wakeup call to healthcare administrators as to what needs to be done to make sure patients and their data are safe. Find out what advice vendors provide.

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How to guard against ransomware, and should you ever pay up?

WannaCry, Cryptolocker, Cryptowall and other nasty malware encrypts your files and asks you to pay a ransom to get them back. Should you pay? Here are your options.

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Your data has been kidnapped… now what?

If you think you're not a target for a cyberattack recent "ransomware" incidents should make you think again. Ransomware attacks are different than what most people perceive as a cyberattack. There's no theft of data or interest in...

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Kevin Mitnick performs hacking tricks, live on Wall Street

The second annual Cyber Investing Summit, held on Wall Street at the New York Stock Exchange, announced that Kevin Mitnick, the world's most famous hacker, will be its opening act on May 23, 2017.

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How to counteract another ‘Dyn-like’ attack

Jim Hurley, a Distinguished Analyst at technology research and advisory firm ISG, shares his insights on what enterprises using cloud-based as-a-services can do to work with their providers and reduce risks to their business from...

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Cybersecurity market research: Top 15 statistics for 2017

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Not all is sweet. Swiss intelligence infiltrates German tax authorities

German tax authorities have been bribing Swiss bank personnel to reveal bank data since 2006. In late-April a Swiss national operating on behalf of the Swiss Federal Intelligence Service was arrested in Frankfurt, and charged with...

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Third parties leave your network open to attacks

With the Target example as the high-water mark, enterprises need to worry about the lack of security on a third parties’ part. How do you tighten things up?

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How to strike ransomware out

Carbonite created this list of 10 important ransomware prevention tips and best practices.

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Report: Average ransomware demand now over $1,000

The average amount of a ransomware demand has increased from $294 in 2015 to $1,077 last year, according to a new report by Symantec.

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Human weakness enabling financial cybercrime

Cybercrime costs $3 trillion worldwide. One reason, a Boston police detective told a Boston banking audience, is because they make it too easy.

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SMBs continue to be a target of cybercriminals

Believing that their security program is good enough means there's a good chance they’ll be breached. Here are some lessons from the bigs guys for the SMBs.

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No, Netflix is not a victim of Ransomware

A security firm has claimed the recent issues facing Netflix and their series "Orange is the New Black" are Ransomware, and a recent report from NBC News states the same. While no company wants to be held under the threat of ransom...

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Need a fix? Steal patient data

Trusted insiders within the healthcare sector with access to patients, patient data and dispensaries, have unencumbered access to sensitive data and drugs. William Osler Health System (Canada) had one of their insiders break trust and...

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Cyber Resilience 2.0, now shipping

The heads of IT security gathered at a recent Think Tank and agreed on a next generation definition of cyber resilience.

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