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huffingtonpost.com
April 22, 2015
In June of 2012, LinkedIn, the largest business-oriented social network, found itself in hot water. Due to allegedly weak security practices on the part of the company, a file containing the encoded passwords of roughly 6.5 million LinkedIn users was posted on a Russian hacker site.
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scmagazineuk.com
April 8, 2015
Adam Tyler, chief innovation officer at fraud detection firm CSID told SCMagazineUK.com that a research project was released last year during the Usenix Security Symposium which highlighted the extent of the problem. “Analysis conducted by various university-based researchers highlighted that on the Chrome Browser ‘store' alone there were 130 specifically malicious extensions, and more than 4700 ‘suspicious' extensions,” he said.
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mspmentor.net
March 26, 2015
In spite of continued growth in security spend amongst SMBs, it's still very much a Greenfield opportunity for managed service providers (MSPs) that can break through perception barriers.
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creditcards.com
March 25, 2015
Love loyalty rewards programs? So do black hat hackers, and they're becoming increasingly interested in stealing them from consumers, imperiling not only your rewards points but your identity.
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scmagazine.com
March 9, 2015
Mobile malware has indeed become a grave concern for security pros. Last year, we saw multiple new attacks on both Android and iOS devices, namely WireLurker which attacked (supposedly more secure) non-jailbroken iOS devices.
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cnn.com
February 10, 2015
The recent slew of massive hacks are costing you money -- your U.S. government tax refund. Last year alone, hackers stole more than 6.5 million Social Security numbers. The number of SSNs stolen this year might be significantly higher, given the recent Anthem hack of 80 million customers.
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huffingtonpost.com
January 14, 2015
Retailers had a tough year. With Target's massive point-of-sale breach at the end of 2013 to a steady stream of retail breaches throughout 2014, it seems like cyber criminals continue to win the battle over consumer data. If 2014 was the year of the POS breach, then what will 2015 bring?