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Battling cyber security’s human condition

There is no silver bullet when it comes to cyber security. Organizations with multi-million dollar IT budgets still make headlines for being successfully breached, and even …

Retina-X admits they have suffered a data breach

Retina-X Studios, the makers of several consumer-grade monitoring products, have finally announced that they have suffered a data breach. Retina-X and FlexiSpy, another …

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200 million financial services records breached in 2016, 900% increase from 2015

The financial services industry was attacked more than any other industry in 2016 – 65 percent more than the average organization across all industries, according to the IBM …

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Cybercrime can come in any shape or size, and not always the form you’d expect

Cyberespionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and now education, warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report. Much …

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Hackers explain how they “owned” FlexiSpy

How did the hackers that go by the name Decepticons breach stalkerware manufacturer FlexiSpy? According to information purportedly provided by the attackers themselves, it …

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InterContinental confirms card data breach at over 1,000 locations

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has reported last week that a huge number of their hotels in the US and Puerto Rico have been compromised with payment card …

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270,000 customers affected in UK loan firm Wonga data breach

Personal and financial data of some 270,000 customers of UK payday loan firm Wonga have likely been pilfered in a data breach. The data that was accessed by the attackers …

Review: Data Breach Preparation and Response
Review: Data Breach Preparation and Response

About the author Kevvie Fowler is a Partner and National Cyber Response Leader for KPMG Canada and has over 19 years of IT security and forensics experience. He is a SANS …

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Number of compromised records up 566% in 2016

The number of records compromised grew a historic 566 percent in 2016 from 600 million to more than 4 billion. These leaked records include data cybercriminals have …

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1.37 billion data records compromised globally in 2016

Gemalto’s Breach Level Index revealed that 1,792 data breaches led to 1.37 billion data records being compromised worldwide during 2016, an increase of 86% compared to …

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User info of millions of Wishbone users slurped by hackers

Science Inc., the company behind the popular online poll creation app Wishbone, has suffered a data breach. As a consequence, personal and account information of over 2.2 …

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The impact of highly targeted attacks on modern organizations

In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2017, Lance Cottrell, Chief Scientist at Ntrepid, talks about the growing trend of targeted attacks, as well as strategies …

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