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 •  November 14

Research from network intelligence company Infoblox finds that disruption caused to the NHS by WannaCry in May 2017 means many healthcare organizations are preparing themselves for further ransomware attacks. Misumi USA Get Fast Shipping & Better Pricing. Misumi. Empowering Engineers! us.misumi-ec.com However, a disturbing quarter of participating...

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 •  October 25

The recent crackdown on popular dark web markets AlphaBay and Hansa is driving cyber criminals to migrate to messaging apps like Discord, ICQ, Skype, Telegram and Whatsapp, according to a new report. The study from threat management company IntSights analyzed thousands of black markets, text storage/paste sites, hacking forums, IRC channels, apps...

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 •  October 19

A report released today by PwC found that a worrying amount of British firms only have adequate security protection in place, or are unaware of how best to prepare against attacks. The study, which surveyed 560 senior business and technology executives from the UK as part of a global survey of 9,500, discovered that nearly one in five UK...

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 •  October 13

Businesses in the EMEA region re increasingly using Microsoft’s Office 365 solutions, but they’re doing it with a dose of fear from cyber-attacks and similar malicious actions. This was concluded in the new Barracuda Networks report, entitled Office 365 Adoption: Drivers, Risks and Opportunities. Based on a poll of more than 1,100 organizations in...

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 •  October 11

We all know that ransomware is a big problem, but a new report from cyber security company Carbon Black reveals that it's increasingly big business too. According to the report, there are currently more than 6,300 dark web marketplaces selling ransomware, with over 45,000 product listings. Between 2016 and 2017 to date ransomware sales on the dark...

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 •  October 10

Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Jeremy Fleming said extra funds the institution is getting are being spent on making GCHQ a "cyber-organization" as much as a counter-terrorism, or intelligence one. Fleming said there had been almost 600 "significant" cyber-attacks in the last year, all of which needed a national response. His article added that UK...

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 •  October 3

The study by identity platform SailPoint shows that 55 percent of respondents believe one of the key reasons that non-IT departments introduce the most risk is that they often lack the understanding of what actions and behaviors are potentially hazardous. Using insecure mobile devices and adopting unmonitored SaaS applications are two examples of...

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 •  September 25

A survey carried out by security researchers at ESET found that Americans view criminal hacking as a bigger threat to their "health, safety or prosperity" than gun ownership, global warming or government data monitoring. The survey was conducted in light of the WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya attacks, but before the Equifax data breach. Asked to rank...

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 •  September 15

The cyber-attacks against US nuclear facilities are just the latest reminders of the crucial and persistent challenge of securing our nation’s important assets. Clearly, cyber threats are growing in number, complexity, and sophistication, underscoring the need for public and private sector entities to raise the bar on cybersecurity throughout their...

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 •  September 13

It's widely accepted that there is a shortage of people with cyber security skills, yet a new study shows that companies are failing to give IT professionals -- the people implementing and operating security strategies for most organizations -- the training and responsibility they need to take on a more proactive cyber security role. The study,...