darknet

The dark component of the deep web is the primary highway for the exchange and commerce among cybercriminal groups. In fact, very few cybercriminals work alone. Eighty percent of cybercrime is linked to criminal collectives, and stolen data-shaped goods surface rapidly on darknet forums and marketplaces following cybersecurity incidents with data loss. Adapting to these trends is essential. […]

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IoT

Internet of Things (IoT) devices including routers, IP cameras and even smart locks and connected doors are being targeted by cyber criminals who are looking to exploit them as a gateway for hacking and other cyber attacks, the FBI has warned. An alert from the FBI details the dangers of unsecured smart IoT devices and how they can be abused by attackers, […]

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Medical testing laboratory firm LabCorp is still working to fully recover systems functionality nearly a week after a cyberattack that the company now claims involved "a new variant" of ransomware.

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Mining Malware

Mining malware may now be painfully familiar to anyone with even a passing awareness of cryptocurrency, but so far businesses and consumers alike are failing to significantly curb its growing threat. On May 14, Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point released its latest Global Threat Index, and for the fifth consecutive month it found that the Coinhive […]

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Election meddling. Corporate espionage. Ransomware attacks. Massive data breaches. The cybersecurity threats facing the United States seem to multiply by the year, leaving government agencies and private companies scrambling to keep up. That is among the reasons why many experts are alarmed that the White House eliminated the position of cybersecurity czar on the National Security Council on Tuesday. […]

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HALF of UK

Nearly half of businesses in the U.K. reported cybersecurity breaches in the last 12 months, a government-sponsored survey found. According to the “Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018,” 43 percent of U.K. businesses said they suffered a breach or attack in the last year. This was more than double the rate for charities (19 percent). Costs […]

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14 retailers

If you shopped at these 14 stores in the last year, your data might have been stolen At least 14 retailers were hacked and likely had information stolen from them since January 2017. Many of these were caused by flaws in payment systems taken advantage of by hackers. At least 14 separate security breaches occurred […]

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maturity metrics

The state's chief information security officer says the new system will provide a much more detailed and accurate view of California's IT security risk.

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healthcare

“Hackers are becoming more sophisticated and we expect to see greater frequency and intensity of cyberattacks in healthcare,” CynergisTek CEO Mac McMillan said in a statement. “The NIST CSF gives healthcare organizations the framework they need to build the resilience that 21st century healthcare is going to require.”

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