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Is Ransomware Creeping Into Facebook and LinkedIn?

Is Ransomware Creeping Into Facebook and LinkedIn?
Anti-Malware , Application Security , Social Media Facebook Says No, But Researchers Disagree Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • November 29, 2016     A Locky ransomware lock screen. Facebook is...
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Mirai Botnet Knocks Out Deutsche Telekom Routers

Mirai Botnet Knocks Out Deutsche Telekom Routers
Anti-Malware , DDoS , DDoS Attacks Irish Routers Under Attack Too; Poland, Austria See Suspicious IoT Activity Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • November 29, 2016     Photo: Herr Olsen...
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ATM Skimming Attacks Hit NY Hospitals

ATM Skimming Attacks Hit NY Hospitals
ATM Fraud , Fraud Experts Warn That ATMs Not Closely Monitored Are Top Targets Tracy Kitten ( FraudBlogger ) • November 28, 2016     Local police are investigating ATM skimming...
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Ransomware Result: Free Ticket to Ride in San Francisco

Ransomware Result: Free Ticket to Ride in San Francisco
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Anti-Malware , Data Loss , Technology Thanksgiving Attacker Demands 100 Bitcoins, Threatens 30 GB Data Dump Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November 28, 2016     Muni light rail...
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San Francisco Battles Public Transport Ransomware Outbreak

An analysis of how San Francisco is battling a ransomware outbreak that locked its light rail payment kiosks is one of the top stories featured in the latest ISMG Security Report....
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San Francisco's Muni Vows: We Won't Pay Bitcoin Ransom

San Francisco's Muni Vows: We Won't Pay Bitcoin Ransom
Anti-Malware , Governance , Incident Response San Francisco's Muni Vows: We Won't Pay Bitcoin Ransom DHS Ransomware Investigation Finds No Critical Data Compromised Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November...
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Ransomware-the Scourge of 2016 and Beyond: Separating the Facts from the Hype, and What You Can Do To Protect Your Company

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Why the ATM Skimming Surge Will Continue in 2017

ATM skimming is a growing source of fraud that shows no signs of abating, says Shirley Inscoe, a financial fraud expert and analyst at the consultancy Aite, which just issued a...
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Experian: Why Cyberattacks Could Escalate to 'Cyberwar'

Cyber espionage and other increasingly sophisticated nation-state cyberattacks will escalate into what amounts to "cyberwar" in 2017, predicts security expert Michael Bruemmer of Experian Data Breach Resolution. "We've seen some of...
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Fighting Organized Cybercrime: A New Approach

Cyberattacks waged by organized crime groups are simultaneously targeting a wider array of industries worldwide, which is why cross-industry threat information sharing is more critical than ever, says Brian Engle, executive...
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Britain's New Mass Surveillance Law Presages Crypto Fight

Britain's New Mass Surveillance Law Presages Crypto Fight
Legislation , Privacy Britain's New Mass Surveillance Law Presages Crypto Fight Parliament Passes 'Snooper's Charter' Pilloried by Privacy Rights Groups Mathew J. Schwartz ( euroinfosec ) • November 30, 2016  ...
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5 Links of the Attack Chain and How to Disrupt Them

5 Links of the Attack Chain and How to Disrupt Them
Awareness & Training , Continuous Monitoring , Cybersecurity 5 Links of the Attack Chain and How to Disrupt Them by Malwarebytes Malwarebytes • November 30, 2016     By identifying steps...
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Internet Archive Seeks Emergency Backup - in Canada

Internet Archive Seeks Emergency Backup - in Canada
Internet Archive Seeks Emergency Backup - in Canada Founder Fears Effects of Donald Trump's Presidency Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • November 30, 2016     Photo: Victor To (Flickr/CC) The...
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Obama Panel Urges Trump to Quickly Address Cybersecurity

Obama Panel Urges Trump to Quickly Address Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity , ID & Access Management , Risk Assessments Presidential Cybersecurity Commission Issues 100-Page Report Eric Chabrow ( GovInfoSecurity ) • December 2, 2016     President-elect Donald Trump and President...
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Police Shut Down Global Cybercriminal Fraud Service

Police Shut Down Global Cybercriminal Fraud Service
Anti-Malware , Cloud Computing , Fraud 'Avalanche' Provided Support for Malware Distribution Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • December 2, 2016     Law enforcement in the U.S., Europe and Asia...
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Fast-Spreading Mirai Worm Disrupts UK Broadband Providers

Fast-Spreading Mirai Worm Disrupts UK Broadband Providers
Anti-Malware , DDoS , Technology TalkTalk and Post Office Have Developed Fixes Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • December 2, 2016     Photo: Simon Richards (Creative Commons) Mirai, a fast-spreading...
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Overcoming Congressional Barriers on Cybersecurity Oversight

A major obstacle to enhance cybersecurity in the U.S. federal government is the way committees are structured in Congress. Today's ISMG Security Report leads off with House Homeland Security Committee Chairman...
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Visa, MasterCard Agree to Give Gas Pumps a Break on EMV Shift

Visa, MasterCard Agree to Give Gas Pumps a Break on EMV Shift
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Fraud , Payments , Payments Fraud Visa, MasterCard Agree to Give Gas Pumps a Break on EMV Shift Card Brands Made Right Decision, Relative to Fraud at the Pump Tracy Kitten...
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Reports: Hackers Steal $31 Million from Russia's Central Bank

Reports: Hackers Steal $31 Million from Russia's Central Bank
Data Breach Federal Security Service Claims to Have 'Neutralized' Other Banking Attacks Jeremy Kirk ( jeremy_kirk ) • December 5, 2016     (This story has been updated.) See Also: 2016...
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LIVE: Ransomeware - Separating the Facts from the Hype

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