U.S. Cities Remain at Risk of Cyber Attacks

Recent attacks on city governments have not only provided their attackers with revenue from scams, data breaches, and data held ransom, but have also drawn the attention of other ...
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Massive Increases in Trojans and Backdoor Attacks More Than Double, Spelling Trouble for Organizations

Growth in attacks designed to obfuscate access and purpose should put organizations on alert as cybercriminals gain control over endpoints to do just about anything they want.
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The U.S. Government Blaming Cyber Attacks on Russia May Cost One Business $100 Million

Governments attributing cyberattacks to specific countries usually ends in nothing more than a line in a news story. But sometimes these kinds of claims can have unforeseen consequences.
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Add Wi-Fi Proximity to Your Cyberattack Concern List

The latest attack from the Russian GRU involves both traditional spear phishing and close access attacks in an attempt to thwart an investigation of the nerve agent attack in the UK.
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Is Your Incident Response to Cyber Attacks Useless?

A new report from Carbon Black sheds some light on exactly what cybercriminals are doing, and why traditional incident response is unprepared at best.
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Organizations Remain Unprepared for Cyber Attack in 2018

With such an abundance of information around attack methods, vulnerabilities, and potential targets, you would think IT has a handle on cybersecurity. Accenture shows us they don’t.
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Cybercrime Carbanak Gang Leaders Arrested After Causing 1 Billion In Damage

The FBI announced Wednesday, August 1st, that an international manhunt had collared three leaders of the Carbanak gang. Also known as Fin7, Carbanak specialized in phishing business for ...
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Is Your Country One of the Best Prepared for Cyber-Attack?

A global ranking of countries exists to demonstrate which are the most committed to raising awareness for cybersecurity in preparation for cyber-attacks. How does your country rank?
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[ALERT] There Is A New Hybrid Cyber Attack On Banks And Credit Unions In The Wild

A customer just called me. He found a new strain of attack that's the next scary thing your organization may become the target of.
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Five things to know about Russian cyber attacks on the energy grid

Morgan Chalfant at The Hill wrote: "Trump administration officials on Thursday accused the Russian government of staging a multi-year cyberattack campaign against the energy grid and ...
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Putin Wins Election: Six More Years Of Criminal Cyber Attacks On The West

Russian President Vladimir Putin won re-election by a wide margin Sunday, strengthening his hand amid an escalating confrontation with the West. Having been 18 years in power, Putin has ...
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A Cyber Attack in Saudi Arabia Had a Deadly Goal. Experts Fear Another Try:

Last summer, a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia was the target of a cyber attack that investigators believe was designed to sabotage the plant's operations and cause an explosion. Iran ...
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It's official: Russia is targeting critical American infrastructure with 'malicious cyber attacks'

TNW just wrote: "Russian cyber operatives are attacking critical American infrastructure such as energy grids, nuclear facilities, aviation systems, and water processing plants, according ...
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The Massive Cyber Attacks Slated For 2018 Will Make You WannaCry

If you think 2017 was bad, hold on for dear life because 2018 is going to be the worst yet when it comes to cyber attacks, with new and better coordinated attacks looming large. Why? ...
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Complex regulations and sophisticated cyber attacks inflate non-compliance costs

The cost of non-compliance has significantly increased over the past few years, and the issue could grow more serious. 90 percent of organizations believe that compliance with ...
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Which of Your Employees Are Most Likely to Expose Your Company to a Cyber Attack?

Kon Leong at Harvard Business Review wrote an excellent article about the problem of employees exposing your organization to cyberthreats through human error. Here is a short qoute:
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EU to Declare Cyber-Attacks “Act of War”. USA likely to follow

"European Union member states have drafted a diplomatic document which states serious cyber-attacks by a foreign nation could be construed as an act of war. The document, said to have ...
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