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What is corporate espionage? Inside the murky world of private spying

Companies gather intelligence on their rivals just like nation-states do. Sometimes its legal, but industrial espionage can easily slip over the line into criminality. Corporate espionage — sometimes also called industrial

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76% Of IT Security Breaches Are Motivated By Money First

These and many other fascinating insights are from the 11th edition of Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report. The report is available for download here (PDF, 68 pp., no opt-in).

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A Transparent Review of Data Security in 2017

Data Privacy Day is right around the corner! This international celebration occurs on January 28 and promotes advocacy for privacy and data security awareness — particularly the protection of personally

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Security concerns remain a top challenge for digital transformation

In Frost & Sullivan’s recent survey seeking end-user perspectives on navigating digital transformation globally, 32 percent of IT professionals cited security concerns as their top challenge. This includes cybercrime and

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What the rise of cyber indictments means for 2018

The growing implementation of indictments throughout 2017 was arguably the most impactful government action to counter cyber attacks, and yet received little attention. In November, federal prosecutors indicted an Iranian


Emotet Info-stealer Returns, with New Tactics

The espionage malware Emotet is back, just in time to put some Grinch into the holiday proceedings.On November 9, 2017, the Cylance Threat Guidance team received a request to analyze

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10 Biggest Cyber Espionage Cases

Cyber spying is now becoming more sophisticated and widespread both on the international and domestic stages. Cyber terrorists can attack you from any place in the world at any time

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Hackers go after Australian ICT, managed services providers

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), which integrates the national security cyber capabilities and serves as a hub for collaboration and information sharing with the private sector and critical infrastructure

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US Manufacturers Targeted By Hackers

The latest report from Computing Research Association’s Computing Community Consortium (CCC) together with MForesight, a federally-funded consortium for the U.S. manufacturing industry says that US Manufacturers are prime targets for


New Backdoor Trojan Deployed in Cyber-Espionage Campaign Targeting Embassies

A cyber-espionage group believed to be operating out of Russia for the past two decades has deployed a new backdoor trojan on computers at embassies in Southeast Europe, former Soviet states, and