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Lazarus Group Targets Bitcoin Company

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:56pm
The cybercrime group blamed for attacks on the SWIFT financial network launches a spearphishing campaign to steal employee credentials at a London cryptocurrency company.
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Mobile Device Makers Increasingly Embrace Bug Bounty Programs

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:02am
Samsung is the latest to join a small group of smartphone makers to cast their net wide on catching vulnerabilities in their devices.
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Malware Decompiler Tool Goes Open Source

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 8:20pm
Avast's RetDec machine-code decompiler now available for free on Github.
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80% of Americans Admit to Risky Cybersecurity Behaviors

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 3:45pm
Nearly half of survey respondents use unsecured WiFi networks and a third open unsolicited email attachment, a report finds.
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Healthcare Faces Poor Cybersecurity Prognosis

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 2:20pm
Experts say the healthcare industry is underestimating security threats as attackers continue to seek data and monetary gain.
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Google Play Offered Fewer Blacklisted Mobile Apps in Q3

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 1:30pm
Third-party AndroidAPKDescargar store carried the most blacklisted mobile apps.
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Only 5% of Business Leaders Rethought Security After Equifax

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:40am
Corporate leaders know little about common security threats like ransomware and phishing, driving their risk for attack.
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8 Out of 10 Employees Use Unencrypted USB Devices

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:40am
Security policies for USB drivers are severely outdated or inadequate, a report finds.
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Employees on Public WiFi Rarely Face Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 9:45am
Employees' corporate mobile devices are connected to WiFi networks on average 74% of the time.
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Android Ransomware Kits on the Rise in the Dark Web

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 3:15pm
More than 5,000 Android ransomware kit listings have been spotted so far this year, with the median price range hitting $200.
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Rutkowska: Trust Makes Us Vulnerable

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 2:35pm
Offensive security researcher Joanna Rutkowska explains why trust in technology can put users at risk.
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Bitcoin Miner NiceHash Hacked, Possibly Losing $62 Million in Bitcoin

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:10pm
Breach occurred just prior to bitcoin's debut on two major US exchanges, the AP reports.
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Attacker 'Dwell Time' Average Dips Slightly to 86 Days

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:10am
Real-world incident response investigation data from CrowdStrike reveals attacker trends with fileless malware, ransomware, and other weapons.
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Nearly 2/3 of Industrial Companies Lack Security Monitoring

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 3:50pm
New Honeywell survey shows more than half of industrial sector organizations have suffered cyberattacks.
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Most Retailers Haven't Fully Tested Their Breach Response Plans

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 3:30pm
More than 20% lack a breach response plan altogether, a new survey shows.
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Study: Simulated Attacks Uncover Real-World Problems in IT Security

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 5:15pm
Some 70% of simulated attacks on real networks were able to move laterally within the network, while more than half infiltrated the perimeter and exfiltrated data.
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Android Developer Tools Contain Vulnerabilities

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:48am
Several of the most popular cloud-based and downloadable tools Android developers use are affected.
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Improve Signal-to-Noise Ratio with 'Content Curation:' 5 Steps

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:30am
By intelligently managing signatures, correlation rules, filters and searches, you can see where your security architecture falls down, and how your tools can better defend the network.
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NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Illegally Retaining National Defense Secrets

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 4:43pm
Nghia Hoang Pho faces up to eight years in prison for removing highly classified NSA data from workplace and storing it at home.
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PayPal's TIO Networks Suffered Data Breach Exposing Data on 1.6 Million Customers

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 1:30pm
PayPal states TIO Networks, a payment processing company it acquired this summer, is not part of its network and PayPal remains unaffected by the breach.
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