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One Year On And 84% Of UK Consumers Don’t Think GDPR Has Been Effective

Three-fifths (59%) of consumers would feel more secure if their personal information was protected by their fingerprint  Despite the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May last year, research from IDEX Biometrics Asa has revealed UK consumers don’t feel their personal information is any safer. In fact, 84% of respondents don’t think GDPR […]

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Google’s Titan Security Keys Vulnerable to Bluetooth Attacks

Google announced on Wednesday that it’s offering a free replacement for its Titan Security Key dongles following the discovery of a potentially serious vulnerability. The Titan Security Key is designed to help users protect themselves against phishing attacks and account takeover by using FIDO standards for two-factor authentication (2FA). The product uses cryptography to verify […]

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School Lunch CFO Arrested in Hacking of Rival | Avast

School lunches exec faces felony charges related to the hacking of his rival’s network to expose weak security Every form of crime seems to invade the world of cybersecurity. Sooner or later that had to include the age-old childhood bullying trauma of school lunch theft. Except in this case the pilfered prize was data, not […]

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The 2019 DBIR is out

Once again, we are happy to support a large, voluntary, collaborative effort like the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report. While our data contribution is completely anonymous, it is based in some of the 2018 data set that our private report customers receive from our efforts to protect all of our customers against every type of […]

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Cyberattack Cripples Baltimore’s Government Computer Servers

Baltimore’s government on Tuesday rushed to shut down most of its computer servers after its network was hit by a ransomware virus. Officials believe it has not touched critical public safety systems. Agents with the FBI’s cyber squad were helping city technology employees try to determine the source and extent of the cyberattack. Baltimore Mayor […]

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Russian cyberspies are using one hell of a clever Microsoft Exchange backdoor

Turla APT found exploiting LightNeuron backdoor, a first of its kind targeting Microsoft Exchange email servers. A Russian cyber-espionage group has developed and has been using one of the most complex backdoors ever spotted on an email server, according to new research published today by cyber-security firm ESET. The backdoor, named LightNeuron, was specifically designed […]