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Russian Spies Charged Over 2014 Yahoo Hack

Russian Spies Charged Over 2014 Yahoo Hack

US authorities have charged four people, including two Russian spies, over the 2014 hack on Yahoo, which exposed 500 million accounts

Wide Swath of Corporate America Exposed in D&B Leak

Wide Swath of Corporate America Exposed in D&B Leak

About 33 million records of personal information on employees of government and Fortune 100 companies have been leaked.

WhatsApp, Telegram Flaw Allows Takeover for Millions of Accounts

WhatsApp, Telegram Flaw Allows Takeover for Millions of Accounts

Attackers can access victims’ personal and group conversations, photos, videos, shared files, contact list and more.

Gender Inequality Runs Rampant in Cybersecurity

Gender Inequality Runs Rampant in Cybersecurity

Every key market on the globe suffers from a lack of women in the workforce, severe wage gaps and a dearth of female executives.

Managing Mobile Workers Too Complex & Expensive for Many Businesses

Managing Mobile Workers Too Complex & Expensive for Many Businesses

Organizations recognize the threat posed by mobile workers, but many lack technology and policies to deal with it

Third-Party App Hack Results in Hijack of Thousands of Twitter Accounts

Third-Party App Hack Results in Hijack of Thousands of Twitter Accounts

Accounts belonging to BBC, Amnesty and security expert Graham Cluley among those used to send pro-Turkey messages

Cyber-espionage Tops Security Threats to Businesses

Cyber-espionage Tops Security Threats to Businesses

Trend Micro’s research suggests headlines about Russian hacking of elections is spreading fear among Euro and US organizations

Ransomware Cost Businesses $1bn in 2016

Ransomware Cost Businesses $1bn in 2016

About 33% of respondents have experienced a ransomware attack in the past 12 months.

Cyber-criminal Tactics Get Incredibly Sophisticated

Cyber-criminal Tactics Get Incredibly Sophisticated

There’s really no difference between the TTPs used by state-sponsored actors and those used by the financially motivated.

PetrWrap, the "Almost Flawless" Ransomware

PetrWrap, the "Almost Flawless" Ransomware

Cyber-criminals are stealing from their peers in the latest ransomware family example, dubbed PetrWrap.

Facebook Bans Developers from Using Data for Surveillance Tools

Facebook Bans Developers from Using Data for Surveillance Tools

Social network giant tweaks terms and conditions to stop developers from creating tools that could be used to spy on people

#CYBERUK17: Cybersecurity Key to Protecting Economy & Way of Life, says NCSC CEO

#CYBERUK17: Cybersecurity Key to Protecting Economy & Way of Life, says NCSC CEO

Private and public sectors must work together protect the security of data, defending paid for services but also critical systems and Democratic rights

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