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Don’t let cybercrime hold your innovation to ransom

When things break, our natural instinct is to look for someone to blame. Why? Because nothing happens by accident. It’s either done on purpose, a casualty of neglect or lack of preparation. Trust me, as someone who has worked in the security industry for over 20 years, I’ve seen a lot of issues arise and […]

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Thieves Used Infrared to Pull Data from ATM ‘Insert Skimmers’

A greater number of ATM skimming incidents now involve so-called “insert skimmers,” wafer-thin fraud devices made to fit snugly and invisibly inside a cash machine’s card acceptance slot. New evidence suggests that at least some of these insert skimmers — which record card data and store it on a tiny embedded flash drive  — are […]

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Google Changes How it Analyzes Misbehaving Mobile Apps

Mobile apps in the Google Play store are categorized by their purpose, i.e., productivity or games. But there is a science to how apps are arranged, in particular around security and privacy features, and especially in holding back those apps whose behaviors pose a risk to mobile users. Google on Wednesday shared some details on […]

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Enterprises face 3,680 potential phishing emails each week

GreatHorn analyzed more than 3.5 terabytes of data – over 373 million corporate emails – to gain insights into the sheer volume of email threats facing enterprises and the role of automated tools in helping them keep up with that challenge. Researchers found that the average enterprise receives 3,680 messages containing threat characteristics that require […]

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Experts Warn Too Often AWS S3 Buckets Are Misconfigured, Leak Data

A rash of misconfigured Amazon Web Services storage servers leaking data to the internet have plagued companies recently. Earlier this week, data belonging to anywhere between six million and 14 million Verizon customers were left on an unprotected server belonging to a partner of the telecommunications firm. Last week, wrestling giant World Wide Entertainment accidentally exposed […]

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