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Energy sector targeted by sophisticated attack group

The energy sector in Europe and North America is being targeted by a new wave of cyber attacks that could provide attackers with the means to severely disrupt affected operations, according to an official blog by Symantec. The gro

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Uncovered: School for credit card fraud gangs

By analyzing hundreds of criminal forums, Digital Shadows, leader in digital risk management, has discovered a new trend in the form of remote learning ‘schools’ pointing to an ecosystem enabling  fraudsters s to up-skill themse

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‘Destruction of Service’ attacks set to grow: report

The impact of Destruction of Service (DeOS) attacks, which could eliminate organizations’ backups and safety nets, required to restore systems and data after an attack is predicted to grow in 2017, according to a new report.

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Extreme cyber-attack could cost $53bn: Lloyd’s

A major global cyber-attack has the potential to trigger up to $53 billion of economic losses, according to a scenario described in new research by Lloyd’s, the world’s specialist insurance market, and Cyence, a leading cyber risk an

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Wanna mitigate ransomware without tears?

Events from the last few days have once again highlighted the havoc cyber-attacks can wreak. The October 2016 Dyn attack showed us the devastation a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDOS) attack can cause, and now the WannaCry ransomware is showin

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Ransomware attacks in 150 countries

The WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread, impacting over 10,000 organisations and 200,000 individuals in over 150 countries, according to reports. While measures have been taken to slow the spread of the malware, new

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200,000 groups hit by ransomware in 150 countries, says Europol

Friday's cyber attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries and that number could grow when people return to work on Monday, the head of the European Union's police agency said on Sunday. Cyber security experts say

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Ransomware ‘targeting multiple hospitals’

Last Friday’s (May 12) ransomware attack is potentially targeting core systems used by multiple hospitals, said an industry expert. Rick Holland, vice president, Strategy at cyber security leader Digital Shadows, was referri

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14 business impacts of a cyber attack

A new report demonstrates a model to quantify potential damage of a cyber attack, and identifies 14 business impacts of a cyber incident as they play out over a five-year incident response process. The “Beneath the surface o

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14 business impacts of a cyber attack

A new report demonstrates a model to quantify potential damage of a cyber attack, and identifies 14 business impacts of a cyber incident as they play out over a five-year incident response process. The “Beneath the surface o

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