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Cisco and IBM Security announce services and threat intelligence collaboration

In a new agreement, Cisco and IBM Security will work closer together across products, services and threat intelligence for the benefit of customers. Cisco security solutions will integrate with IBM’s QRadar to protect organizations across networks, endpoints and cloud. Customers will also benefit from the scale of IBM Global Services support of Cisco products in […]

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Attacks within the Dark Web

For six months, Trend Micro researchers operated a honeypot setup simulating several underground services on the Dark Web. The goal of their research was to see if those hidden services will be subjected to attacks. Hidden services under attack The setup consisted of: A closed, invite only black market A blog offering customized services and […]

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Balancing act: Ensuring compliance with GDPR and US regulations

The impending GDPR, which will go into effect in a little less than a year from now, is going to have a significant impact on enterprise cybersecurity and data governance policies and practices beyond the European Union, significantly impacting global organizations based in the United States that handle data on EU citizens and residents. Because […]

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Analyzing phishing attacks against 500,000 mailboxes at 100 organizations

Phishing has evolved from a mere nuisance into a global epidemic in which organizations of all sizes and across all industries are being negatively impacted at high frequency. In 2016 alone, the SANS Institute revealed that 95 percent of all cyberattacks began with spear-phishing; the Ponemon Institute reported 86 percent of all phishing attacks contain […]

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Privacy Issue Fixed in Yopify Ecommerce Notification Plugin

A plugin used by a number of popular ecommerce platforms has an over-sharing problem. Yopify, which provides popup notifications about the last 50 purchases made on a site for Shopify, BigCommerce and other platforms, leaks a significant amount of customers’ personal information to a determined attacker. While not technically a software vulnerability, researchers at Rapid7 […]

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