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Hacking still healthcare’s top threat, but insider threats often go unnoticed

More than half of August’s breaches were caused by hacking incidents, while one insider hack went undetected for two years, according to the latest Protenus Breach Barometer.Healthcare is still struggling

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Data-Centric Security: Protecting What Really Matters

When it comes to data breaches, the question is not if, or even when, your organization’s sensitive information will be stolen; but how often it is happening today? No matter

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What is a fileless attack? How hackers invade systems without installing software

Cyber criminals don’t need to place malware on your system to get in. Fileless or zero-footprint attacks use legitimate applications or even the operating system.”We see it every day,” says

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Hackers “Strut” in Again… And Equifax (and 143 million customers) is probably just the first to fall victim

Here we go again: Yet another major breach exploiting a well-known vulnerability to which a patch was available long before the attack! Criminals who potentially gained access to the personal

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Number of lost, stolen or compromised records increased by 164%

According to Gemalto’s Breach Level Index, 918 data breaches led to 1.9 billion data records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2017.Compared to the last six months of

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The hacker Kuroi’SH defaced the official Google Brazil domainSecurity Affairs

A hacker using the online moniker of ‘Kuroi’SH’ defaced the official Google Brazil domain on Tuesday afternoon. The defaced page displayed a message greeting his friends for the successful attack

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400,000 UK consumers at risk after the Equifax data breachSecurity Affairs

More details are emerging from the recent Equifax data breach that impacted approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. The attackers exploited the CVE-2017-5638 Apache Struts vulnerability that was fixed back in

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The Value Of An Open Approach When Defending Against Attacks – Information Security Buzz

The latest HBO hack and leaked episodes of Game of Thrones shone a spotlight on the need for protecting proprietary data. For every new encryption or password management point solution

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Protecting Off-Premises ATMs: Is Your Credit Union Doing Enough?

If your credit union operates ATMs in remote locations like convenience stores or shopping malls, a bank heist in Japan probably caught your attention.According to news reports, fraudsters used 1,600 fake

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7 Takeaways From The Equifax Data Breach

The exposure of PII belonging to 143 million US consumers raises questions about the continued use of SSNs as identifiers, breach liability and app sec spending. Application-level vulnerabilities have caused