On the heels of a vast breach of the personal information of federal employees, the Senate failed Thursday to advance a cybersecurity measure, the third time in three years that a bipartisan effort to tackle the problem has fallen victim to procedural actions. Read more. Share on: LinkedIn Twitter Facebook
Cyber-thieves can reap returns of almost 1,500% when they invest in ransomware, a study suggests. Trustwave looked at how much cash typical cybercriminals spend and what their potential profits might be. It estimated it would cost $5,900 (£3,860) to buy a ransomware kit that could return up to $90,000 in one month of operation. Read …
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Almost 70% of businesses experienced at least one hacking incident in the last year, according to a study of business risk managers released on Wednesday by The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB), part of Munich Re.