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Breach Alert: POS Vendor Lightspeed

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: September 7, 2016 in Industry News
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Montreal-based Lightspeed POS, founded in 2005, sells a cloud-based point-of-sale system to retailers and restaurateurs that’s used to process both physical and online transactions, and which competes with the likes of Shopify and Square. According to the notification, the breach affects the company’s cloud-based POS...

Hyatt, Starwood and other HEI-operated hotels hit by malware attack, customer data feared stolen

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: August 15, 2016 in Industry News
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Hackers have attacked 20 hotels run by HEI Hotels and Resorts, including Hyatt, Marriott, Starwood and Intercontinental with a targeted malware. The cyberattack may likely have resulted in personal and financial information of thousands of customers being stolen and leaked. Privately-owned HEI, which is headquartered in...

The cost of incidents affecting CIIs

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: August 12, 2016 in Survey
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The aim of the study is to assess the economic impact of incidents that affect CIIs in EU, based on existing work done by different parties, and set the proper ground for the future work of ENISA in this area. In detail, our aim is...

Library of Congress hit with a denial-of-service attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: July 25, 2016 in Industry News
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Some of the U.S. Library of Congress’s websites are currently inaccessible as the result of a denial-of-service attack, the Library of Congress announced Monday. The cyberattack was originally detected on July 17, a spokesperson told FedScoop. The attack has also caused other websites hosted by...

Cybercriminals stole a record amount from Americans last year, and this is how they did it

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: June 9, 2016 in Industry News
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Among the 288,012 complaints the agency's Internet Crime Complaint Center received from businesses and consumers (pdf), the most common were so-called Business Email Compromise crimes, scams based mostly around social engineering and computer intrusion: these 7,838 complaints amounted to losses of over $263 million. In...

16-30 April 2016 Cyber Attacks Timeline

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: May 23, 2016 in Industry News
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It’s now time to publish the second timeline of April (Part I here) covering the main cyber-attacks occurred between 16 and 30 April 2016. A fortnight quite reach of interesting events, and characterized by two trends inherited from the first half of the month: the...

Cyber espionage malware discovered in Ukraine

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: May 20, 2016 in Industry News
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ESET researchers have discovered malware that has eluded the attention of anti-malware researchers since at least 2008. Detected by ESET as Win32/Prikormka, the malware is being used to carry out cyber-espionage activities in Ukraine, primarily targeting anti-government separatists in the self-declared Donetsk and Luhansk People’s...