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Internet company Web.com hit by credit card breach

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Hackers breached the computer systems of Internet services provider Web.com Group and stole credit card information of 93,000 customers. According to a website set up by the company to share information about the incident, Web.com discovered the security breach on Aug. 13 as part of ...
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‘Malvertising’ on the rise as cybercriminals use Internet ads to infect computers

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Security specialists say cybercriminals are increasingly using online advertising to infect computers with viruses, and one firm has reported a 325 percent increase in “malvertising” last year. Cyphort, a California-based advanced-threat defense company, published a report Tuesday in which it predicted that malvertising could soon ...
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Advertising malware rates have tripled in the last year, according to report

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Ad networks have been hit with a string of compromises in recent months, and according to a new report, many of the infections are making it through to consumers. A study published today by Cyphort found that instances of malware served by ad networks more ...
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FTC Can Hold Companies Liable For Lax Cybersecurity

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A federal court said on Monday that companies that fail to provide their consumers with “reasonable protections” against data breaches can be sued by consumer protection agencies. As reported by The Wall Street Journal Monday (Aug. 24), the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based ...
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Cybersecurity Market Expected To Lock Down $170B

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The latest research from MarketResearch.com forecasts the global cybersecurity market to jump from $106.32 billion in 2015 to $170.21 billion by 2020. In North America alone, the market intelligence products and services provider predicts the cybersecurity market will increase at a compound annual growth rate ...
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Virtual security breaches cost more

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Businesses pay a significant premium to recover from a cyber-attack if virtual infrastructure is affected during the incident. Enterprises pay more than $800 000 on average to recover from a security breach on virtual equipment, which is twice as much compared to incidents involving only ...
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C-suite take note: there’s more to IT security than keeping you safe

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After the year of the breach in 2014, IT security still seems to be the responsibility of the IT department alone. One would think that the high-profile attacks on companies like eBay, Anthem and Sony would jolt senior management into action. Read More.
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Why the healthcare industry badly needs a cyber security health check

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After a slew of data breaches in 2014, the FBI warned the healthcare industry that cyber-criminals would be directing more attention their way in 2015. The healthcare industry, valued at $3 trillion, has become an increasingly valuable target for cyber thieves and, in some cases, ...
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The growing need for more women cybersleuths

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Amid high-profile breaches on websites such as Ashley Madison and the IRS, experts say the need for cybersecurity professionals—including women—is only growing. Nearly 2 million global cybersecurity professionals will be needed by 2017, according to the National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior College. At the same ...
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New report finds 90 per cent of organisations have suffered a security breach

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A new survey of security executives at large companies in the US reveals that many don’t have confidence in their enterprise security posture. Less than a third of these executives are confident in their organisation’s security position, and only slightly more than a quarter feel ...
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