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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Tomorrow's Cybersecurity Analyst Is Not Who You Think

Tomorrow’s Cybersecurity Analyst Is Not Who You Think

A number of converging factors are changing enterprise cybersecurity, and as a result, we must change the way we approach it. First, cybercriminals are becoming…

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Dark Web Becomes a Haven for Targeted Hits

Dark Web Becomes a Haven for Targeted Hits

Malware on the Dark Web is increasingly being customized to target specific organizations and executives. Malicious services offered on the Dark Web are more like…

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Decoding the global economy of cybercrime

Decoding the global economy of cybercrime

Conservative estimates show cyber-criminal revenue worldwide of at least US$1.5trn to date— equal to the entire GDP of Russia. To put that into perspective, if…

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German Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years for Selling Drugs on Silk Road & Other Darknet Markets

German Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years for Selling Drugs on Silk Road & Other Darknet Markets

After the arrest and sentencing of one darknet vendor, authorities set out to apprehend several drug dealers operating within Rhein-Sieg, Germany. German drug dealer was…

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FIN7 Cybercrime Gang Rises Again

FIN7 Cybercrime Gang Rises Again

The group now employs a new administrative interface for managing its campaigns, as well as documents that link to SQL databases for downloading its code.…

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Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty To Hack Banks And Oil Companies

Phineas Fisher Offers $100,000 Bounty To Hack Banks And Oil Companies

An infamous vigilante hacker known for their hits on surveillance companies is launching a new kind of bug bounty to reward hacktivists who do public…

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The cost of cybercrime - in one graphic

The cost of cybercrime – in one graphic

Visualizing the massive cost of cybercrime What do Equifax, Yahoo, and the U.S. military have in common? They’ve all fallen victim to a cyberattack at…

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Cybercriminals using Google Analytics to enhance phishing efforts

Cybercriminals using Google Analytics to enhance phishing efforts

A report from security firm Akamai found that hackers were using analytics services to optimize their phishing efforts. Cloud security firm Akamai released a new…

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Feds Arrest International ATM Skimmer Ring

Feds Arrest International ATM Skimmer Ring

US law enforcement has arrested 18 alleged members of an international ATM criminal ring thought to be responsible for the theft of at least $20…

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