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Bitdefender helps Community Emergency Response Team fight cybercrimes

Software security company Bitdefender plans to help CERT and police authorities in their growing battle against organized cyberattacks

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Public utility companies scoring fairly high on security scores

A recent analysis of large utility companies has found that the industry scores fairly well in its cybersecurity efforts

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Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet create cyber defense consortium

Silicon Valley enterprise security companies Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet create a cyberdefense consortium for better intelligence sharing

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Whopping 47% of Americans have been hit by hackers in past 12 months

Half of U.S. adults have been affected by a data breach in the past year alone, with companies unsure how to fend off numerous attacks

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Chinese tech companies gain support from ongoing dispute with U.S

Continued concern of U.S.-based spying has led to a sales and marketing boom for Chinese hardware and software companies, recent reports indicate

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Shoe retailer Office hacked, recommends customers change passwords

UK shoe retailer Office was hacked and customer data was stolen earlier this month, the company has confirmed

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Growing number of US companies seeking cyber specialists for top jobs

Companies are desperate to hire cybersecurity specialists, with security executives demanding high salaries to try to prevent future issues

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China escalates against U.S., claims cyberattacks evidence fabricated

The Chinese government claims U.S. officials fabricated hacking evidence, as political tensions and headaches on both sides continues to escalate

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Report says Iranian cyberspies targeting U.S., western officials

A three-year campaign organized by Iranian cyberattackers has targeted U.S. and other countries with social engineering techniques deployed

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New survey says hackers are winning, and companies are struggling

Hackers are finding success targeting U.S. companies, with three out of four survey respondents confirming at least one data breach

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U.S. spies targeting Chinese politicians, businesses, and mobile users

Chinese officials say U.S. spies routinely target its politicians, business leaders and mobile phone users

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US might be ready for 'retaliatory options' against China cybercrime

The U.S. government is looking into possible retaliation against China if the country doesn't reduce the number of coordinated cyberattacks launched

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Improving cybersecurity still likely won't be a company priority

Cybersecurity is important, but decision makers don't invest as much as they should, due to no direct link to increased profit or revenue, experts say

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Canadian official not allowed to reference China cyberespionage

Canadian officials are hesitant not to link the Chinese government with cyberespionage attacks during public speeches or meetings

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Lockheed Martin: cyberattacks have quadrupled since 2007

Lockheed Martin has seen an increase of cyberattacks over the past few years, as defense contractors and government agencies try to develop better defense

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Public utilities struggle to try and meet growing cyberattack threat

Public utilities are facing significant cyberattacks, especially from foreign-based hackers, and the US government wants to try and improve security

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Report: Iranian-linked Ajax security attacks continue in cyber wars

Iranian cyberattackers are becoming better in their efforts to compromise western governments, defense contractors, and end-users

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Russian sanctions might lead to increased cyberattacks against U.S

The U.S. may impose additional sanctions against Russia, and there is concern that Russian cyberattackers could disrupt government networks

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China the leading source of cyberattacks, new report confirms

China is still the leading country with a large amount of cyberattack traffic, though not all of it comes directly from intentional cybercriminals

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FBI warns healthcare providers of growing cyberattack threat

Healthcare IT needs to continue to evolve and get better, as the FBI warned healthcare providers of security issues and increasing threat of cyberattack

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DDoS cyberattacks up 43 percent during Q4 2013, new report says

Security company Akamai found an uptick in DDoS attacks during Q4 2013, as the cost of attacks continues to plummet

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Boston Children's Hospital website targeted by cyberattackers

The Boston Children's Hospital confirms it recently was attacked by cybercriminals, though no patient information was taken in the attempted breach

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Universities, healthcare providers under significant cyberthreat

Security specialists are focused on Heartbleed, and that is opening up the door to other types of attacks

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Feds create custom teams to target cybercrime, security fraud

There has been a shakeup in Illinois, with an Attorney General hoping to crackdown on criminals benefiting from organized cybercrime

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Chinese government has no plans to slow down cyberattacks

The Chinese government is increasing its ability to conduct cyberespionage and cyberattacks against foreign-based threats

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North Korea wants to join in global cyberattack fun

North Korea developing a growing cyberwarfare arsenal that has put the United States, South Korea, and other nations on notice

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Banks must work to mitigate against DDoS attacks, new rule orders

New rule forces banks and financial institutions to take DDoS defense more seriously, and to improve securities so customers are more secure

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European companies boosting security to prevent NSA-type snooping

European Union governments are worried about cyberattacks from Palestine and Palestinian supporters, so will increase cybersecurity

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KnowBe4: Human error still compromises companies, despite security

Security efforts are improving inside of companies, but human error and other avoidable incidents help open the door to malware, ransomware, etc

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South Korea, Japan want to talk cyberattacks, but not right now

South Korea and Japan are interested in defending against North Korea, including boosting cyber war efforts

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162,000 legitimate WordPress websites used to launch DDoS attacks

Legitimate websites help lend a hand in organized DDoS attacks

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Chinese hackers use organized underground network to launch attacks

Organized Chinese hackers have a sophisticated underground network at their disposal when launching attacks against western targets

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Chinese government continues to plague U.S. with cyberattacks

Chinese hackers are continually targeting U.S. and other western critical infrastructure, and how to combat the issue is far from easy

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Energy companies, critical infrastructure still exposed to threats

Energy companies face high insurance premiums over cyber security breaches - if they can get insurance at all

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RSA announces program to stimulate cyber efforts from its partners

RSA announces new program to allow partner companies to create cyber security products that run on RSA products

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Cyber mercenaries to hack and create malware available for hire

Cyber criminal groups are available to sell malware, malicious software, or work as mercenaries to the highest bidder

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Insurance to cover data breaches increasing after recent problems

As data breaches become more prevalent, insurance to cover post-breach fallout is increasing