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 •  November 21

The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability. The Department of Homeland Security gave the guidance a day after Intel said it had identified security vulnerabilities in...

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 •  November 21

Hotspot Shield Security analyst Robert Siciliano on how consumers can defend against the cyber threat on Black Friday and throughout the holiday shopping season. As the Thanksgiving deals roll in, followed by Black Friday and then Cyber Monday, ‘tis the season for fraudsters to steal from you. Americans are expected to spend a total of $929 billion...

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 •  November 17

Hotspot Shield cybersecurity expert Robert Siciliano says robotic technology can fall into the wrong hands. Many companies are testing out human-like robots to assist in traditional human activities from packaging and supply chain to policing and military drills. Twenty-two countries have been lobbying the United Nations, demanding a ban on “killer...

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 •  November 7

AP Photo/Elise Amendola) An email-based phishing scam that attempts to steal personal information from Netflix’s 110 million subscribers has been circulating the internet in recent days, prompting the streaming giant to issue a response this week. The scam email, which prominently features Netflix’s logo, warns users that their account has been...

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 •  November 3

Trading information and the company logo are displayed on a screen where the stock is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., September 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid - RC1B2595D5B0 Credit ratings agency Equifax (EFX), which was breached in a massive hack earlier this year, said on Friday that a special...

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 •  October 3

WASHINGTON – A pair of top U.S. regulators called for increased attention to cyber risks to the financial system Tuesday in the wake of the hack of the Securities and Exchange Commission's corporate filing system. Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell and Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo both cited...

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 •  October 3

The Equifax breach of 145.5 million Americans’ personally identifiable information has brought cybersecurity to the national forefront and as experts grapple with protecting consumer privacy, the Social Security number could be on the chopping block. “I feel very strongly that the Social Security number’s outlived its usefulness,” Rob Joyce, White...

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 •  September 28

A scam Netflix email that asks users to input bank account data is making the rounds, according to a new report. The email is sent to users from “supportnetflix@checkinformation.com” and warns that a person’s Netflix account is on hold due to issues from the prior payment, according to British newspaper The Guardian. If users click the embedded...

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 •  September 27

Cybersecurity and fraud prevention advisor Frank Abagnale provides insight into the Equifax data breach. A recent string of high-profile cyberattacks has revealed not only vulnerabilities within U.S. companies and federal agencies but also an increasingly intricate and complex set of planned attacks, indicating there could be state-sponsors behind...

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 •  September 25

Montgomery County, Alabama, the victim of a ransomware attack that began last week, paid hackers a ransom of up to $50,000 to retrieve stolen data, county officials confirmed to FOX Business on Monday. “Montgomery County’s IT Director, Lou Ialacci, said his team worked tirelessly to retrieve the data, but ultimately the county had to pay the ransom...