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Healthcare spikes data breach fever, endpoint threat detections grow 60%

The healthcare industry has been overwhelmingly targeted by Trojan malware during the last year, which increased by 82 percent in Q3 2019 over the previous quarter, according to Malwarebytes. The two most

Hardware/Network

Only 47% of cybersecurity pros are prepared to deal with attacks on their IoT devices

Fewer than half (47%) of cybersecurity professionals have a plan in place to deal with attacks on their IoT devices and equipment, despite that fact that nine out of ten express concerns

Identity Theft

Trend Micro employee exposed customer data

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro revealed that a rogue employee sold its customer data to hackers, exposing those customers to potential fraud. According to the company’s announcement, thousands of customers had been exposed,

Software

SPEAR PHISHING 101: HOW IT DIFFERS FROM PHISHING

Phishing attacks have been a favorite tool of cybercriminals for years. It’s an attempt to gain unauthorized access to account credentials or financial information by imitating a trustworthy entity. While

Industry Insights

Signal From Noise: How to Win Customers and Influence CISOs

One of the most overused phrases in cybersecurity discourse is “the ever-changing landscape”. While it is true that security threats evolve alarmingly quickly, this doesn’t mean that the needs of

Software

Point-of-Sale Systems: The New Target for Malicious Actors

Last month, hackers breached point-of-sale devices in Checkers and Rally’s restaurants across 20 states, gaining customer information dating back to 2015. In theory, this occurrence should have deeply concerned customers and alerted

Artificial Intelligence

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Save Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is in a dire state. Massive breaches are commonplace. A few years ago, 70 million Target customers were affected by a large-scale cyber attack. Target’s CIO was immediately let

Industry Insights

Why must the public sector take a security by design approach?

Cyber security is a high-profile issue for UK public sector bodies, as recent news shows. Iain Shearman, Managing Director of KCOM’s National Network Services, looks at why the public sector needs to

Identity Theft

Hostinger Breach Prompts Reset of All User Passwords

A data breach at web hosting company Hostinger has prompted the company to reset the passwords of all its customers.  Hostinger, which operates from Kaunas, Lithuania, reset the passwords of 29 million

Hardware/Network

Seven Properties of Highly Secure IoT

Connected devices, commonly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT), potentially represent a large risk to the safety and security of the internet as a whole, if not properly