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Cryptomining malware continues to drain enterprise CPU power

Cryptomining malware continues to impact organizations globally as 23% were affected by the Coinhive variant during January 2018, according to Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index.Researchers discovered three different

Identity Theft

2 Billion Files Leaked in US Data Breaches in 2017

Nearly 2 billion files containing the personal data of US citizens were leaked last year—and that number could be significantly underreported.In 2017, a total of 551 breaches affected organizations, with

Identity Theft

Financial Services Sector Breaches Triple in Five Years

Financial services firms are targeted more than any other sector, with breaches tripling over the past five years, according to the latest report from Accenture.The consultancy conducted over 2100 interviews

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Cyber security leaders concerned about sharp rise in digital threats

The lack of internal resources and exploding cybercrime is creating a ‘perfect storm’ for CISOs and their teams RiskIQ, the digital threat management firm, has announced the release of its

Industry Insights

Here’s what keeps your CISO up at night

89.1 percent of all information security leaders are concerned about the rise of digital threats they are experiencing across web, social and mobile channels, according to the 2018 CISO Survey

Software

Love letters from a Black Hat to all the fools on the Internet

As an underground, “black hat” hacker, I don’t have time for significant others. I’m too busy earning stacks of cash to improve my Bitcoin mining rigs and working to pay

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Financial services firms most adept at making balanced security investments

Cyber attacks cost financial services firms more to address and contain than in any other industry, and the rate of breaches in the industry has tripled over the past five

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Cybercrime shifts: Rise of Russian cybercrime, attacks on cryptocurrency marketplaces

Cryptocurrency marketplaces, designed to facilitate trading on the full range of digital currencies, are experiencing a range of fraudulent activity.The world of cryptocurrency has moved from being the playground of

Software

What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of someone else’s computer to mine cryptocurrency. Hackers do this by either getting the victim to click on a malicious link in an email that

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BT takes on global cybersecurity threats

Launch of new BT online platform will allow sharing of data on the latest threats with other ISPs.BT has upped its efforts in the global fight against cybercrime with a