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eBay members facing phishing attacks, security experts not impressed

eBay facing yet more problems related to cybersecurity, as fraudulent listings have been reported

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Home Depot cyberattack different than the one that plagued Target

Security experts are becoming vocal that it's likely a different cybercriminal group targeted Target and Home Depot, with millions of victims at risk

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U.S. Army reportedly preparing cyber branch to help counter threats

The Army Cyber Command capabilities are growing, but there is still a great need for skilled candidates to join the program

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Cybercriminals stealing Apple ID credentials from users via phishing

Cybercriminals are trying to victimize Apple ID owners by hitting them with phishing emails asking them to turn over usernames and passwords

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McAfee finds 80% of business users unable to identify phishing attacks

McAfee report indicates phishing attacks remain a major threat, with business users often unable to identify fraudulent emails

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Cyberattack has great potential to cause next financial shockwave

Governments and security companies are scrambling to keep users secure, but it's a continued uphill battle that is becoming even more complicated

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Pro-Syrian hackers using malware to launch attacks against rivals

Pro-Syrian hackers are compromising Internet users in numerous countries, with remote access tools (RATs) and other malware attacks aimed at users

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Pakistani cyberespionage efforts maturing from simple hacktivism

Pakistan and India are increasing their cyberespionage abilities as they look to steal data and launch coordinated cyberattacks against rivals

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Community Health Systems confirms up to 4.5M at risk from data breach

A cyberattack that likely originated from China compromised Community Health Systems (CHS), with 4.5 million patients affected by the data breach

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Repeated cyberattacks targeting French site Rue89, website staff

The French news outlet Rue89 has undergone multiple cyberattacks by an Israeli-based hacker, according to media reports

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Malware increasingly targeting virtual machines as threats evolve

Criminals are working to make sure their malware can target virtual machines, as threats evolve even further

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Author of Android "Heart App" malware arrested in just 17 hours

The 19-year-old responsible for creating a malware that infected more than 100,000 phones was arrested in just 17 hours

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Edward Snowden says NSA has sophisticated cyberwarfare technology

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden outlines NSA cyberwarfare program that can automatically respond to foreign-based cyberattacks

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Nigerian cybercriminals evolving their attack methods to hijack users

Nigerian cybercriminals are becoming increasingly savvy in their efforts to compromise users, including custom malware able to better avoid detection

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Cyberwar building between warring factions in Iraq as tensions build

There has been an uptick in cyberattacks within Iraq, as groups fighting for control of the country try to steal data from one another

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Cybersecurity needs a better computing infrastructure, expert says

Cybersecurity experts face a number of challenges to try to keep networks defended against attacks from hackers largely stealing data in bulk

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UK government not focused on cybersecurity enough to make a difference

The UK government is trying to improve, but still hasn't done enough to help spread the importance of cybersecurity to most residents

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First half of 2014 saw a tremendous amount of DDoS attacks

New report indicates a spike in DDoS attacks, and it's even more worrisome because of the faster broadband connections many homes and businesses rely on

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Smart technology provides cybercriminals unique attack opportunities

Smart technologies are making life easier for consumers and business leaders, but security issues pose a major threat to utilities and other industries

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Hacker involved in $14 million theft pleads guilty to bank fraud

The U.S. federal government gets another guilty plea, as cybercriminal decides to plead guilty to bank fraud that stole $14 million in just 48 hours

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Chinese government hacked into U.S. government personnel records

Chinese hackers were successful with breaching U.S. federal government employee files, as cyberespionage efforts only intensify further

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Utilities understand they face cyberattacks, but don't do enough

Security experts are concerned that hackers will compromise utility companies and demand ransoms to be paid before turning over network access again

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United States, China again talking about cybersecurity problems

The United States and China recently discussed cyberespionage and similar behaviors during a meeting in Beijing

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Cybersecurity bill approved by Senate Intelligence Committee

A controversial cybersecurity bill has been approved and works its way further in the legal system, but not without causing controversy along the way

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Utility companies should wake up to real-world cyberattack threats

Cybersecurity experts alarmed at risk of U.S. and western public utilities, constantly under attack by Chinese and Eastern European cybercriminals

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Hacker mercenaries targeting governments and drug dealers with attacks

The 'MiniDuke' hackers are targeting everyone from national governments to drug dealers, serving as cyber mercenaries carrying out attacks for pay

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Akamai: DDoS traffic down, while China still launches most attacks

Akamai notes DDoS attacks dropped during Q1 2014, but companies understand it's still important to try to defend against the cyberattacks

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Symantec uncovers 'Dragonfly' group targeting western energy companies

Symantec outlines attack strategies used by cybercriminals based in Eastern Europe interested in targeting western energy companies

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US companies facing DDoS attacks that prove to be very effective

Cybercriminals launching DDoS attacks against companies are increasingly successful, and the number of attacks continues to rise

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Companies are aware of cyberattacks, but still learn the hard way

Companies are becoming increasingly familiar with cybersecurity problems, and are quicker to respond when a problem does happen, according to researchers

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Most healthcare providers struggle to keep data secure, earning a 'D'

Recent survey gives most healthcare providers a score of 'D' when it comes to keeping medical data secure

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Cybercriminals using the cloud to successfully launch attacks

Trend Micro found hackers using cloud computing to not only launch attacks, but store command and control software in the cloud, available anywhere

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Company shows global cyberattacks in real-time per hour

The United States endures a large amount of cyberattacks, with a new real-time map showing the attacks, courtesy of Norse

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United States, China finding it difficult to openly discuss cybercrime

Officials in Beijing and Washington aren't openly communicating about cybercrime activities, following recent criticisms from both sides

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ThreatTrack rolls out its ThreatAnalyzer 5.1 malware software

Enterprise security firm ThreatTrack has rolled out ThreatAnalyzer 5.1, a malware analysis solution to help keep businesses more secure from cyberattacks

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Havex malware modification targeting industrial control systems

F-Secure notes cybercriminals using variants of the

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Medical device company Medtronic compromised by data breach

Security device manufacturer Medtronic was compromised in 2013, according to a filing with the SEC - but what information was taken remains unknown

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Mobile app Yo was hacked, investigation currently underway

Mobile App Yo, which lets users say yo to one another, has been hacked and an investigation is currently underway by a security team, company confirms

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United States most popular target of online banking malware attacks

A new Trend Micro study found the United States accounted for 23 percent of online bank malware attacks during Q1 2014, as threat levels rise higher

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FBI arrests 20-year-old accused member of NullCrew hacker group

FBI arrests 20-year-old accused NullCrew member, and other arrests are likely

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Philippines charges first person under controversial cybercrime law

A woman has been the first person charged under a controversial cybercrime law in the Philippines

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Anonymous cyberattacks targeting World Cup, event sponsors underway

The Anonymous hacker collective is making good on its promise to launch cyberattacks to disrupt the 2014 World Cup, starting today in Brazil

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Organized Chinese hacker group targeting western defense companies

The recent discovery of yet another organized Chinese hacker group steps up further tension between Washington and Beijing

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Millions of smart TVs vulnerable to 'red button' attack

The 'red button attack' has left millions of devices vulnerable to cyberattacks, researchers note

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Study reveals cyberattacks a multi-billion dollar problem worldwide

Cybercrime is a multi-billion dollar problem worldwide, and security experts are still unsure how to combat the growing problem

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Anonymous plans to attack World Cup sponsors with cyberattacks

The Anonymous hacker collective plans to attack World Cup sponsors, in response to the Brazilian government's out of control spending and ethics

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Cybercriminals find great resources sharing information, tactics

Cybercriminals are using underground forums to share information, exploits - and recruit fellow hackers for pay

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Companies becoming aware of botnet zombies and the risks they pose

Criminals are using botnets and hijacked zombie PCs to launch attacks, with great success targeting the banking and financial industry

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30 Japanese government agencies and companies face cyberattacks

The Japanese government and private sector companies are suffering a larger number of attacks, mainly from China and the United States

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UK government wants to sentence major cyberattackers to life sentence

The Queen wants British law to change, punishing cybercriminals with significantly steeper prison sentences