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Lessons From Some Of The World’s Largest Data Breaches, And The Way Forward

“What I did 50 years ago is 4,000 times easier to do today because of technology,” says Frank Abagnale, 70-year-old FBI security consultant and former con man. His exploits as a check

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Breach — How To Find Out If Your Password Has Been Stolen

Yesterday, it emerged that a set of over 2.7 billion email addresses and passwords had been posted to a hacking forum for anyone to see in a mega-breach dubbed Collection #1. The

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Security testing costs: How can your business cut them?

Security testing costs are, in protecting critical assets, too expensive. However, a new platform promises to slash £6.6 billion of the cost’Unless something changes, businesses will be forced to cut

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Deception for proactive defense

This article is fourth in a five-part series being developed by Dr. Edward Amoroso in conjunction with the deception technology team from Attivo Networks. The article provides an overview of

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Top Five Data Breaches of 2018 in the Healthcare Sector

Over the last year, several data breaches and massive cyber attacks rocked the healthcare sector. The sector witnessed some of the its biggest breaches in 2018. Threat actors and hacker

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Don’t Get Caught in a SMiShing Scam

The word ‘SMiShing’ may sound like gibberish — we think it’s a weird one — but some of the world’s largest enterprises are losing millions of dollars to these scams every year.

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Marriott data breach: 500 million times concerned

On November 30, 2018, Marriott International announced an enormous data breach concerning 500 million clients, the second biggest ever. With new data breaches being announced almost daily, you have to ask yourself, how

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ADHA reports ‘My Health Record’ hit by 42 data breaches in 2017-2018

My Health Record recorded 42 data breaches between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. ADHA reported that most of the data breaches were due to attempted Medicare fraud. The

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The Dark Overlord group threatens to leak documents related to the September 11 attacks

The Dark Overlord hacker group has breached several insurance firms and legal firms and threatened to expose documents related to the September 11 attacks. The firms hacked by the Dark

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Hackers stole almost 30,000 Victorian public servants’ work details

The work details of nearly 30,000 Victorian government employees have been stolen in a recent data breach. The stolen data included work details such as work emails, job description, and