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Security Report: DDoS Attacks Hit Firms Battling Cybercrime – Managed Security Services content from MSPmentor

Two DDoS attacks in the last week targeted a pair of security firms that recently engaged in activities to combat malicious hacking, according to a report in bleepingcomputer.com. Click here

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Hospitals as Cyber-Targets: How to Prepare for the Inevitable Data Breach – Cardiovascular Business

Just a month after one California hospital paid a $17,000 ransom to end a cyberattack, three more medical centers in the state were hit by hackers. Some clinical systems, such

Identity Theft

Report: More than 4B data files stolen worldwide last year, a record – UPI.com

The number of data breaches and files stolen worldwide increased in 2016 to a record high, according to a new report from Risk Based Security. The 4,149 data breaches exposed

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1,300 Employees Affected By Data Breach – wltx.com

About 1,300 current and former employees were affected by the data breach at Lexington School District Two according to the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs. “It’s an imposter scam. Someone

Hardware/Network

Network, Endpoint Security Take Priority in 2017 – ReadItQuik

With the number and intensity of cyber attacks on the rise, the threat from insiders too is growing. To protect organizations and individuals from such malicious attacks, governments world over

Vendor News

F5 Networks unveils new application security services – CIO

With security now topping the priority lists of organizations using application services to monitor and maintain their applications, F5 Networks  moved to update its security services. “Historically, we’re an application

Software

Ransomware App Found in Google Play Store – eSecurity Planet

Check Point researchers recently found mobile ransomware embedded in an app called EnergyRescue, which was available from the official Google Play store. The malware, called Charger, steals contact info and

Industry Insights

How to practice cybersecurity (and why it’s different from IT security) – Network World

Keeping companies safe from attackers is no longer just a technical issue of having the right defensive technologies in place. To me, this is practicing IT security, which is still

Industry Insights

Many firms in the dark on cyber security investment

UK businesses need to adopt a risk-based approach to cyber security spending to ensure the best ROI and most appropriate data protection, says industry expert Michael Dieroff. Click here to

Hardware/Network

Innovation and exploitation fuel DDoS attack landscape – Help Net Security

Arbor Networks released its 12th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report offering direct insights from network and security professionals at global service providers, cloud/hosting and enterprise organizations. Click here to view