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Ransomware targeting healthcare overshadows other sectors

An analysis of malicious threats tracked by managed security services provider Solutionary reported that ransomware attacks targeting healthcare companies comprised 88 percent of all ransomware attacks.

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Law enforcement community meets to discuss balancing privacy and cybercrime

Members will discuss and examine the challenges of balancing privacy and fighting cybercrime.

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ThreatConnect: Guccifer 2.0 likely persona for Russian-linked propagandists, PR operatives leaking info to media

Despite the hacker's claims of independence, a digital trail traced by the ThreatConnect Research Team led to an Elite VPN service based in Russia being used to pass documents to the media.

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Kimpton Hotels investigates potential payment card breach

The hotel chain said it had been made aware of unauthorized charges occurring on cards that were previously used legitimately at Kimpton properties.

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RNC's Preibus unwise to challenge hackers

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus may have tossed down a gauntlet to hackers when he declared that his organization's data is safe and he does not expect to be hacked.

Data Breach Blog

NC State breach affects 38,000

An attacker gained unauthorized access to a North Carolina State University account containing personally identifiable information.

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Trump's Russian interests and Guccifer 2.0

Trump's Russian interests and Guccifer 2.0

A flood of information has emerged that connects GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to a questionable cast of characters who are linked to Soviet interests.

Women in IT Security Issue Live Now!

The Threat Hunter Blog

Dridex Re-Mastered

Dridex Re-Mastered

Well, it's been quite an eventful time since last I posted. I have so much in the works that it is hard to tell where to begin. It seems that we are seeing new flavors of ransomware every week and botnets seem to come and go with a frequency we've not seen in a while. This week, though, I promised Dridex, so Dridex it is.

July 2016 Product Reviews

Citrix XenMobile

First-rate product for mobile application management (MAM), easy on users in a BYOD environment.

IBM MaaS360

This is a real powerhouse, but best for organizations with an IT force experienced in enterprise-level mobile device management.

Opinions

Speak the board's language or get fired

Speak the board's language or get fired

A communication gap exists today between CISOs and the board of directors, says Feris Rifai, CEO, Bay Dynamics.

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance from Caesar to Nixon

Government surveillance is, however, not new, says Patrick O'Kane, barrister and compliance counsel.

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