Data breaches cost US companies more than $1.2 trillion last year

Data breaches cost US companies more than $1.2 trillion last year

A data breach can inflict pain on an organization by stealing and leaking sensitive information. With user or customer accounts compromised, a company can suffer…

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Hacker leaks database of dark web hosting provider

Hacker leaks database of dark web hosting provider

A hacker has leaked online today the database of Daniel’s Hosting (DH), the largest free web hosting provider for dark web services. The leaked data…

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Data Breaches A Time Bomb, Warns Security Report

Data Breaches A Time Bomb, Warns Security Report

Data breaches are a “time bomb” under companies that let customer information go astray, warns a security expert. Bryan Sartin, Verizon’s head of global security…

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How much does a data breach cost? Here's where the money goes.

How much does a data breach cost? Here’s where the money goes.

Deloitte finds “hidden” costs can amount to 90 percent of the total business impact on an organization, and will most likely be experienced two years…

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How to improve privileged users' security experiences with machine learning

How to improve privileged users’ security experiences with machine learning

Bottom line: One of the primary factors motivating employees to sacrifice security for speed are the many frustrations they face, attempting to re-authenticate who they are…

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42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

A database containing records of tens of millions of users of various dating apps has been found publicly accessible, according to a researcher who says it…

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Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Australia’s information commissioner is suing Facebook over allegedly breaching the privacy of over 300,000 Australians caught up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In a case…

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'Malware-free' attacks now most popular tactic amongst cybercriminals

‘Malware-free’ attacks now most popular tactic amongst cybercriminals

More than half of attacks last year leveraged fileless or “malware-free” techniques, as hackers increasingly turn to stolen credentials in their efforts to breach corporate…

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Hospital Cyberattacks Linked to Increase in Heart Attack Mortality

Hospital Cyberattacks Linked to Increase in Heart Attack Mortality

Breach remediation processes adversely impact timeliness in patient care and outcomes, a new study finds. Ransomware attacks and data breaches targeting hospitals may cause a…

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2017 Data Breach Will Cost Equifax at Least $1.38 Billion

2017 Data Breach Will Cost Equifax at Least $1.38 Billion

The company agrees to set aside a minimum of $380.5 million as breach compensation and spend another $1 billion on transforming its information security over…

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