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IoT Security: It’s All About the Process

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 29, 2016 in Industry News
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Not long ago, nearly a thousand globally dispersed CCTV cameras were revealed to be enslaved to an IoT botnet for launching DDoS attacks. This news followed research indicating that several baby monitor products were laden with vulnerabilities exposing connected-home systems to a breach. And let’s...

Locky Ransomware Infecting 90,000 Systems Daily

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 22, 2016 in Industry News
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Ransomware is quickly becoming a mainstream form of malware, according to the Clearwater, Fla.-based cybersecurity firm KnowBe4, and one driving factor is the significant amount of cash being racked up by the notorious Dridex banking Trojan gang with its new Locky strain. Locky was linked to...

AMERICAN EXPRESS NOTIFIES CARDHOLDERS OF THIRD-PARTY BREACH

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 17, 2016 in Industry News
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American Express has begun notifying cardholders that their data may have been compromised in a third-party breach. A notification letter filed on March 10 with California’s attorney general indicates that AmEx account numbers, user names and other information including expiration dates may have been accessed. ...