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Are Companies Adhering to CCPA Requirements?

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Hackers Target European Energy Firm: Researchers

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Report Says Group Tied to Iran Could Be Involved Hackers who may have ties to Iran have recently turned their attention to the European energy sector, using open source tools to target one firm's network as part of an cyberespionage operation, according to the security firm Recorded Future

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Police Bust 3 Suspected Magecart Hackers in Indonesia

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Alarming Trend: More Ransomware Gangs Exfiltrating Data

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Criminals Increasingly Leak Stolen Data to Force Bitcoin Payoff As if ransomware wasn't already bad enough, more gangs are now exfiltrating data from victims before leaving systems crypto-locked.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

Ryuk's Latest Victim: Tampa Bay Times

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Newspaper Continues Recovery Effort After Refusing to Pay Ransom The Tampa Bay Times is the latest U.S. news organization hit with the Ryuk ransomware strain. The publication's parent company refused to pay the ransom and is continuing a recovery effort

Mixcloud Breach Affects 21 Million Accounts

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Hashed Passwords Were Leaked; No Financial Data Exposed Digital streaming platform Mixcloud says it is the victim of a data breach after an attacker shared personal data for registered users with several media outlets, including Vice and ZDNet.

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Emotet Malware Alert Sounded by US Cybersecurity Agency

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Must-Have Defenses Include Detecting Infections and Lateral Movement, CISA Says Emotet malware alert: The U.S.

Target Sues Insurer Over 2013 Data Breach Costs

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Lawsuit Claims Insurer Owes Retailer for Coverage of Card Replacement Costs Target has filed a lawsuit against its long-time insurer, ACE American Insurance Co., in an attempt to recoup money it spent to replace payment cards as part of settlements over the retailer's massive 2013 data breach.

Health Data Breach Not Reported for Seven Months

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Phishing Incident Affected Nearly 200,000 A California healthcare provider took nearly seven months to report to regulators a phishing incident that exposed information on 200,000 patients. Security experts are analyzing whether the delay could be justifiable

Privacy without borders: Reality or Fantasy?

Imagine a world in which every country shared a vision and a common set of principles to protect and regulate the use of personal data. It would make international business far simpler, provide citizens in every country with the same privacy rights.

Sen. Wyden Asks NSA About Trump Administration Device Security

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Senator Voices Concerns in Light of Report That Jeff Bezos' Smartphone Was Hacked U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore.,

US Agency Hit With N. Korean-Themed Phishing: Report

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Researchers Suspect Konni APT Group Involved A spear-phishing campaign targeted a U.S. government agency for several months last year using emails with content about North Korea geopolitics as a lure, according to an analysis from Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42

UK Approves 'Limited' Role for Huawei in 5G Networks

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British Government Snubs Trump Administration's Request to Ban Chinese Firm's Equipment The United Kingdom will allow "limited" use of equipment from China's Huawei for the nation's emerging 5G networks. After the Tuesday announcement, the White House and some U.S.

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Why Was Electronic Health Records Vendor Fined $145 Million?

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Prosecutors Cite Drug Company Kickbacks, HITECH Act Violations Federal prosecutors say Practice Fusion - a unit of Allscripts - will pay $145 million to settle civil and criminal investigations related to its electronic health records system.

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The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Making Sure You're PCI DSS 3.2 Compliant? MFA to the Rescue

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Taking a Closer Look at the PCI DSS 3.2 Standard Here's a close look at the critical components of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, version 3.2, and some advice on how to comply with its authentication requirements

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UK Government Proposes IoT Security Measures

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Rules Would Strengthen Password Protection and Vulnerability Reporting With the number of installed internet of things devices expected to surpass 75 billion by 2025, the U.K.

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Ryuk and Sodinokibi Surge as Ransom Payments Double

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More Sophisticated Gangs Increasingly Target Large Enterprises, Coveware Warns Bad news on the ransomware front: Victims that choose to pay attackers' ransom demands - in return for the promise of a decryption tool - last quarter paid an average of $84,116, according to Coveware.

POS Vendor for Cannabis Dispensaries Exposed Data: Report

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Researchers Discovered Unsecured Database Accessible Via Internet A point-of-sale system vendor that serves U.S.

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Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Louisiana Government Recovering From Ransomware Attack

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Governor Describes 'Aggressive' Incident Response Efforts After a ransomware attack on Monday forced Louisiana's government to take several servers and websites offline to prevent the malware from spreading, state officials spent Tuesday restoring online services

Windows 7: Microsoft Ceases Free Security Updates

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Security Experts Recommend Holdouts Review Their IT Strategy and Cloud Options Microsoft has ceased offering free security updates for its Windows 7 operating system, as well as Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2.

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Equifax Settles Mega-Breach Lawsuit for $1.38 Billion

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Federal Judge Gives Final Approval to Class Action Settlement Over 2017 Breach A federal judge in Atlanta has given final approval to a settlement that resolves a class action lawsuit against credit bureau Equifax, which in 2017 suffered one of the largest data breaches in history.

Baby's First Data Breach: App Exposes Baby Photos, Videos

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Peekaboo Moments Hasn't Responded to Warning That It's Exposing Personal Content A baby photo and video-sharing app called Peekaboo Moments is exposing sensitive logs through an exposed Elasticsearch database, a researcher has found.

NSA Uncovers 'Severe' Microsoft Windows Vulnerability

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Microsoft Provides Patch for Cryptographic Flaw in Windows 10 The NSA took the unusual step Tuesday of announcing what it calls a "severe" vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows 10 operating systems ahead of Microsoft's Patch Tuesday security update.

BT and Vodafone Reportedly Want Huawei 5G Gear

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Hackers Increasingly Probe North American Power Grid

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But Electric Sector, Driven by Regulators, Has Been Adapting, Experts Say Hackers have been increasingly probing the North American power grid for weaknesses, but the industry - driven in part by regulators - is increasingly able to identify and repel attackers, industrial cybersecurity experts say

Router Cryptojacking Campaigns Disrupted

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20,000 Hacked MikroTik Routers in Southeast Asia Were Malware-Infected Nearly 16,000 malware-infected MicroTik routers in Southeast Asia have been scrubbed of Coinhive cryptojacking code, which mines for monero, thanks to an international police operation.

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Treasury Wants to Collect More Cyber Risk Details From Banks

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Agency Wants to Gather More Data to Support Security of Financial Infrastructure The U.S. Treasury Department is proposing to collect more information from banks and financial markets about the cybersecurity risks they face to help ensure the security of financial infrastructure

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Voting Machine Firm CEOs Open to Greater Federal Oversight

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Congress Wants Security Vulnerabilities Addressed to Thwart Foreign Interference The CEOs of the three largest voting machine manufacturers testified before a U.S.

Analysis: Threat Posed by Pro-Iranian Hackers

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Wiper Malware, Bank Disruptions Feature in Iran's Asymmetric Hacking Playbook Launching online attacks remains a potent tool in the Iranian government's geopolitical playbook. Security experts are urging U.S.

Ransomware Attackers Leak Stolen Data

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Maze Crew Reportedly Threatens to Release More of Allied Universal's Data Unless Ransom Paid Ransomware attacks have taken an unwelcome turn: The Maze gang reportedly has begun leaking a victim's files to create pressure to pay a ransom.

FBI Warns: Beware of Spoofed Job Application Portals

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Attackers Demand $14 Million Ransom From IT Services Firm

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Incident Could Have Ripple Effect on Virtual Care Provider's 110 Healthcare Clients Virtual Care Provider Inc.,

UK Considers Limited Role for Huawei in 5G Rollout: Report

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Continues to Urge Britain to Reject Huawei U.K. officials reportedly are considering a proposal to allow China's Huawei to play a limited role in providing certain equipment for the country's 5G rollout, which would defy calls from the U.S.

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T-Mobile Says Prepaid Accounts Breached

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Contact, Account Data for More Than 1 Million Customers Leaked T-Mobile says it suffered a breach of prepaid accounts as a result of unauthorized access to its systems. The exposed data includes names, billing addresses, phone numbers, account numbers, rate plans and more

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DoorDash Says 4.9 Million Records Breached

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Unusual Activity' By Third-Party Service Provider to Blame Food delivery startup DoorDash says 4.9 million customer, contractor and merchant records were breached after "unusual activity" by a third-party service provider.

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Ransomware Analysis: 'Shade' Surges; Other Trends Emerge

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Researchers Explain Resurgence in Ransomware, Persistence of Exploit Kits Attacks tied to Shade ransomware continue to surge as part of an overall resurgence in ransomware, security researchers warn.

Unsecured Server Exposed Records of 1.2 Billion: Researchers

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Over 4 Terabytes of Data Exposed, Including Social Media Profiles, Personal Information Some 4 terabytes of data on over 1.2

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