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He left the company, but didn’t go away. Now, he’s going away for seven years.

A former Davie resident got seven years in federal prison for bedeviling Navarro Security Group with computer attacks after he resigned from the …

Patient details being sold on the darknet points to a 'troubling trend in the future'

In a matter of clicks on the darknet, you can purchase the details Australians use for identification and to access health services in the country.<p>As …

Maersk brings major IT systems back online after cyber attack | Reuters

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) said it had restored its major applications, as it brings its IT systems back online after being hit by a major cyber attack last week.<p>FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Empty Maersk shipping containers are seen stacked at Peel Ports …

Cyber-attacks

2016 ACFE Report to the Nations

Our 2016 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse examines 2410 cases of occupational fraud that occurred in more than 114 countries.

Fraud

BRIEF-Merck says in tweet company's computer network was compromised as part of global hack (MRK)

Cybersecurity

Hackers leaked 32 terabytes of secret Windows 10 code

A huge compilation of Microsoft's proprietary Windows 10 software code has been leaked online, as originally reported by the Register.<p>The leak …

How the CIA infects air-gapped networks | Ars Technica

Sprawling “Brutal Kangaroo“ spreads malware using booby-trapped USB drives.<p>Documents published Thursday purport to show how the Central Intelligence …

CISOs Offer Tips for Communicating With Board Members

Keep the board-level discussion focused on business, not technical details, veteran CISOs say<p>By<p>Steven Norton<p>Steven Norton<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@steven_norton<p>steven.norton@wsj.com<p>NEW YORK — Now that cybersecurity is a board-level issue, chief information security officers must learn how to …

Time Warner

Russia's Cyberwar on Ukraine Is a Blueprint For What's to Come

<b>The clocks read</b> zero when the lights went out.<p>It was a Saturday night last December, and Oleksii Yasinsky was sitting on the couch with his wife and …

Cybersecurity

GOP Data Firm Accidentally Leaks Personal Details of Nearly 200 Million American Voters

Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National …

Now the FTC wants a word with Uber | Ars Technica

News comes right after CEO stepped back, and a board member resigned.<p>Adding to the embattled ride-hailing company's troubles, Uber is now reportedly …

David Bonderman

Costs of bank cyber thefts hit SWIFT profit last year

LONDON (Reuters) - Dealing with cyber hacks on banks ate into profit last year at the SWIFT messaging system, which financial institutions use to move trillions of dollars each day.<p>Hackers stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank in February last year after gaining access to its SWIFT …

Customers

Exclusive: New SEC enforcement chiefs see cyber crime as biggest market threat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hackers are increasingly breaking into brokerage accounts to steal assets or make illegal trades, prompting U.S. securities regulators to start tracking cyber crimes more closely, two newly appointed enforcement officials said in an interview on Thursday.<p>On Thursday, the U.S. …

Corruption

How a few yellow dots burned the Intercept’s NSA leaker | Ars Technica

By providing copy of leak, Intercept likely accelerated ID of contractor.<p>When reporters at The Intercept approached the National Security Agency on …

7 Simple Business Security Tips From Her Majesty's Secret Service

What can businesses on both sides of the Atlantic learn from how British spymasters keep data safe?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The British Secret Service isn’t quite so secret any more.<p>Spymasters in London are publishing regular advice about how to bolster security …

Cybersecurity

Securing the Human a Full-Time Commitment

Encouraging the people in your organization to make safer cyber decisions requires dedicated brainpower to pull off, SANS study shows.

Information Security

2017 Security Awareness Report

Now in its third year, the 2017 SANS Security Awareness report enables security awareness professionals to make data driven decision to improve their …

British Airways could face £100m compensation bill over IT meltdown

British Airways could face a bill of at least £100m in compensation, additional customer care and lost business resulting from an IT meltdown that …

Is My Password Secure? NIST Advises Against Periodically Changing Passwords

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is no longer recommending people periodically change their passwords as part of the …

Pulling Back the Curtains on EncodedCommand PowerShell Attacks

<i>A note to readers: The code samples included within this blog post may trigger alerts from your security software. Please note that this does not</i> …

After hackers fail to extort money, new Pirates of the Caribbean movie torrents appear

Files claiming to be the new <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i> movie have leaked online after Disney refused to meet hackers' demands.David Bisson reports.

IT security

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The company intends to apply to list its ordinary shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol 'SPOT'<p>The network is part of a plan …

Do You Drink? Work Odd Hours? The FBI Says You Could Be An "Insider Threat"

These training slides say that an "insider threat" could be ... almost anyone. They warn that government employees who drink, brag about what they know, or work odd hours could all be leakers or spies. "YOU are the 1st Line of Defense!"<p>Who was the first person to betray the United States?<p>If you …

DocuSign confirms customer email addresses were stolen and used in phishing campaign

May 15, 2017<p>DocuSign, the owner of eSignature, one of the most popular digital signature services, said today that a database of customer email …

Cybersecurity

Insider Threats: What We Know Now

While there’s something still mysterious and alluring about external data breach threats to your organization, the number one threat to organizations remains insiders. Even the TV show <i>Mr. Robot</i> recognizes the threat that insiders present. They’re inside your firewall, often with access to sensitive …

Cybersecurity

Hackers Hit Dozens of Countries Exploiting Stolen N.S.A. Tool

SAN FRANCISCO — Hackers exploiting malicious software stolen from the National Security Agency executed damaging cyberattacks on Friday that hit dozens of countries worldwide, forcing Britain’s public health system to send patients away, freezing computers at Russia’s Interior Ministry and wreaking …

Cybersecurity

Trump signs cybersecurity executive order

After letting it languish somewhere in the recesses of a beleaguered White House for more than three months, Donald Trump today signed a …

Donald Trump

'Systemic' Cyberattack Most Likely to Hit Financial, Energy Sectors

5/10/2017<br>03:25 PM<p>50%<p>50%<p>The financial services industry is among the top five industries that likely face a systemic cyberattack, according to a …

Preparing for the Cyberattack That Will Knock Out U.S. Power Grids

Cyberattacks are unavoidable, but we’re not going to stop using computerized systems. Instead, we should be preparing for the inevitable, including a major cyberattack on power grids and other essential systems. This requires the ability to anticipate not only an unprecedented event but also the …

Cybersecurity