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Expert: Cybercriminals will only advance their attack strategies

As companies become painfully aware of cyberattacks, the criminals will only ensure their abilities develop at a rapid pace

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Possible revenge hacking by banks has led to FBI investigation

The FBI is currently investigating potential revenge hacking carried out by J.P. Morgan in 2012

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Cyberespionage efforts will only accelerate in 2015 and beyond

The growing threat of cyberespionage and state-sponsored cyberattacks will only continue in 2015, cyber experts note

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FBI confirms it is investigating Lizard Squad for DDoS attacks

The FBI is currently investigating the Lizard Squad for bringing down Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Network over Christmas

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South Korea nuclear facilities still under cyberattack, officials say

South Korea nuclear operator says it is still facing cyberattacks, but critical infrastructure reportedly safe

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North Korea describes Pres. Obama as 'a monkey' in latest tirade

In its latest public statement, North Korean government describes Pres. Obama as "a monkey" in racial tirade

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North Korean Internet infrastructure suffers another outage

The North Korean Internet infrastructure, which apparently only has a handful of IP addresses, has gone down yet again

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Internet in North Korea bounced offline due to suspected DDoS

Pres. Obama considers what to do with North Korea, but it appears someone has beaten him to the punch

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China opposes cyberattack against Sony Pictures, don't place blame

The Chinese government may have condemned the cyberattack against Sony Pictures, but certainly didn't place blame for the incident

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Pres. Obama says United States not in cyberwar with North Korea

Despite growing political tensions between the United States and North Korea, there is no cyberwar underway between both nations

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ICANN hit by spear phishing attack, employee credentials compromised

Oops! ICANN employees fall for spear phishing attack, with some employee credentials hit

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Anonymous targeting Swedish government for sinking The Pirate Bay

The Anonymous hacker collective is targeting the Swedish government for its decision to sink The Pirate Bay

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FBI warns US companies to be aware of potential cyberattacks from Iran

US companies need to be aware of potential Iranian-supported cyberattacks, according to FBI

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Apple OS X users in the United States faced largest number of attacks

OS X users in the United States faced the largest number of attacks, according to Kaspersky

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Amazon denies Sony is using its AWS to launch DDoS cyberattacks

Amazon denies its AWS service is being used by Sony to launch cyberattacks

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Sony takes a page from hackers, attacking sites hosting its movies

Sony is reportedly using the Amazon Web Services to launch DDoS attacks against websites suspected of hosting stolen movies

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Self-replicating VirRansom ransomware making the rounds

New type of ransomware making the rounds, showing increased sophistication

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Countries developing cyber armies, finding good return on investment

North Korea and a growing number of countries are experimenting with cyberespionage programs aimed at causing problems for political rivals

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Survey: Most US companies suffering cyberattacks, struggling along

Cybercriminals are targeting US companies, with most companies suffering multiple attacks, including some successful data breaches

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FBI issues warning of 'destructive' malware attacks against US

The FBI is increasingly worried of potential 'destructive' malware-based cyberattacks

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Sony recruits Mandiant to help clean up cybersecurity mess

After a nasty security breach, Sony Pictures Entertainment has tasked Mandiant with helping it resolve the problems

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Verisign: DDoS attacks grew in size and sophistication during Q3

Verisign report indicates DDoS attacks are growing in size and sophistication

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Employers on high-alert of temp workers being targeted by scams

Companies need to be aware of potential cyberattacks this holiday shopping season

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NSA, GCHQ seemingly linked to the frightening Regin stealth malware

The Regin malware was very well written, and it appears the NSA and/or GCHQ could be behind it, reports now indicate

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Cyberattacks plague one out of every six smartphone owners

Smartphone owners are under attack, with one out of every six owners facing a cyberattack

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Regin stealth malware targets energy companies, other infrastructure

The Regin stealth malware was likely created by a government, in an effort to snoop on regular citizens and business workers

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Attacks against mobile still lower than desktop, but threats rising

Threats against mobile rising, but not as sophisticated and developed as desktop-based attacks

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Sony denies its PlayStation Network was hacked, but will watch closely

Sony denies its PlayStation Network was breached in cyberattack

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US government worried China could down US power grids with cyberattack

US military officials are concerned China could disrupt US power grids, potentially even shutting them down

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German government says it is under fire from foreign cyberattackers

The German government and private companies are under fire, and it appears China and Russia are largely to blame

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Central Command says Islamic State 'may or may not' pose cyber threat

Islamic State poses a "threat on multiple fronts," including potential cyberthreats, according to US Central Command

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FBI confirms arresting cybercriminals difficult, but fight isn't over

FBI says arresting and convicting cybercrime is difficult, but the war is far from over

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Consumers aware of retailer data breaches, urged to use credit cards

More so than ever before, consumers are becoming aware of data breaches - and how to better protect themselves from potential fraud

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Cybercriminals taking interest in targeting Apple iOS, Mac OS X

Apple iOS and Mac OS X are still secure, especially compared to rival software, but cybercriminals are becoming more inventive in their attack strategies

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Lessons learned from JPMorgan Chase data breach, as attacks increase

JPMorgan Chase suffered a major data breach over the summer, with millions of its customers at risk - and the industry learned a brutal lesson

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EU practices cyberattack response ability during recent 24-hour event

Cyberattack simulation event in the EU hopes to give companies a better ability to attack real-world cyberthreats

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Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg sentenced to 42 months for hacking

The Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg was sentenced to 42 months in prison for his hacking crimes

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'State sponsored' Russian hacker group is attacking geographic rivals

A hacker group likely sponsored by the Russian government is being blamed for launching attacks against geographic rivals

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Almost half of Californians at risk in 2013 due to data breaches

A whopping 18.5 million people in California had their personal information stolen in 2013, as data breaches mount

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Cybercriminals find success using targeted attacks against companies

Targeted attacks increased three percent in 2014, with 12 percent of companies saying they suffered at least one targeted attack, Kaspersky Lab says

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US government shifting focus to prosecute high-level cybercrimes

As organized cyberattacks continue to plague the United States, the Department of Justice hopes to shift focus towards prosecuting cybercriminals

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Wall Street wants joint cybersecurity approach with regulators

Wall Street wants to work with the U.S. federal government and other agencies to help streamline cybersecurity guidelines to protect banks

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Chinese government denies it played a role in Apple iCloud attacks

The Chinese government has not surprisingly denied any involvement in reported Apple iCloud attacks

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Russian cybercriminals hit NATO, Ukraine, and other targets

Russian hackers are attacking NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and private sector companies

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Experian: Fraud, identity theft are problems that need to be addressed

Consumers and retailers need to be more aware of online fraud, identity theft, cyber threats - especially the companies holding our personal information

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China angry at United States, saying cyberattack figures are inflated

Officials in Beijing are angry that the United States reportedly inflates damages related to cyberattacks blamed on China

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FBI director says China is major cybercrime threat to the U.S., allies

The Chinese remain the top threat to U.S. critical infrastructure, with sophisticated cyberattacks only causing more problems for companies and citizens

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Russian government won't crackdown on Internet following cyberattacks

The Russian government has withstood millions of cyberattacks, but won't impose restrictions against Internet users

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War against cybercrime leads to boost in university research efforts

The University of Southern Maine hopes to become the latest university to provide next-generation cybersecurity training at the university level

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Following Home Depot data breach, fraudulent transactions taking place

The Home Depot breach has led to fraudulent transactions and class-action lawsuits, as the company battles public relations problems