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IoT a heaven for hackers

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 26, 2016 in Industry News
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Those still finding it hard to envision the extent of the impact the Internet of Things' (IoT) will have on the way people live and work should try this: imagine for a moment the reality of a life without internet connectivity or the existence of...

Why Is Medical Data So Difficult to Protect?

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 10, 2016 in Industry News
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Breaches and identity theft involving medical data are on the rise. According to the Ponemon Institute, criminal attacks in health care have increased by 125 percent since 2010 and are now the leading cause of medical data breaches. The study also found that 91 percent...

Malware Campaign Targets Facebook

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: January 29, 2016 in Industry News
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A fresh malware attack targeted specifically at businesses and consumers who use Facebook has been devised, making use of social engineering and phishing. The Comodo Threat Research Lab team has found that the Facebook malware tries to represent itself as an email from Facebook which states...

Dow Jones Discloses Customer Data Breach

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: October 12, 2015 in Industry News
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Wall Street Journal owner says financial data from 3,500 individuals may have been accessed. Dow Jones & Co. disclosed that hackers had gained unauthorized entry to its systems, accessing contact information for current and former subscribers in order to send fraudulent solicitations. The data breach potentially...