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FBI aware of at least 60 state-sponsored cyberthreat groups

The FBI is aware of at least 60 cyberthreat groups tied to state operators.

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Companies hiring hackers to help test their network cybersecurity

Nervous about cybersecurity? Hire a hacker to help test your company's defenses.

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DDoS-for-hire cyberattacks are effective and cost-effective

DDoS-for-hire is a growing business for cybercriminals, and continues to prove effective.

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Obama failing to create security relationships in Silicon Valley

President Obama is calling on Silicon Valley to help boost cybersecurity, but some tech leaders seem hesitant.

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Ransomware cyberattacks rack up victims, creating millions in revenue

Cybercriminals are cashing in with ransomware attacks victimizing unsuspecting business users.

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After data breaches, companies still nonchalant about cybersecurity

The number of major data breaches may be rising, but many companies are still rather nonchalant about cybersecurity.

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Politics could get in the way of improved US national cybersecurity

There is a high demand for cybersecurity in the United States, but some are worried politics could get in the way.

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More Anthem data breach fallout, millions of kids at risk of ID theft

Millions of kids at risk of identity theft following Anthem data breach, cybersecurity experts warn.

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NSA says North Korea definitely to blame for Sony attack

News around the Sony attack has simmered after other high-profile cybercriminal activity, but the NSA still feels North Korea is to blame.

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Hackers still have access to US State Department email system

US government IT and private contractors are working to boot hackers out of unclassified State Department email system, months after breach.

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Swedish man behind BlackShades malware pleads guilty in US court

Co-creator of the BlackShades malware pleads guilty, and faces up to 10 years in prison.

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Software Advice: More than half of SMBs don't have data breach plan

It looks like 51% of SMBs don't have an appropriate breach response plan in place.

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Russian citizen pleads not guilty to stealing 160M credit cards

Russian citizen Vladimir Drinkman faces numerous charges, and a lengthy prison sentence if convicted, after serving as part of an international hacker ring.

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Corporate America in dire need of cybersecurity help to fight attacks

Companies in the United States are in desperate need of cybersecurity defense as the number of cyberattacks mounts.

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Researchers stumble across Arab-speaking cybercriminal group

A largely unnoticed cyberwar is brewing, and security researchers are finding more Arab-speaking hackers.

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Government: Japan endured 25 billion cyberattacks in 2014 alone

The Japanese government, companies and users endured 25 billion cyberattacks in 2014 alone.

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KnowBe4: Social engineering still extremely effective to victimize

Social engineering proves to be a valuable asset to cybercriminals yet again.

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Report: 99% of malware-infected smartphones running Google Android

The majority of smartphones infected with malware, a whopping 99%, are running the Google Android operating system, new report finds.

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Data breaches leading to more cyberattack insurance adoption

Growing number of devastating data breaches leads to faster adoption of cyberattack insurance.

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Closer look at North Korea's cyber army tasked with cyberespionage

Cyberespionage is a major threat, and North Korea has quietly built a digital army tasked with attacking the United States, South Korea, and other targets.

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US government greatly concerned of insider threat attacks

US government has to address number of different cybersecurity issues, with focus on trying to limit insider threats.

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ABI Research: Biometrics industry to reach $13.8 billion in 2015

The security industry is booming, and biometrics will reach $13.8 billion in 2015, according to ABI Research.

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Recent data breaches forcing companies to rethink cybersecurity fight

Even though some companies are improving cybersecurity, they must find newer and more innovative ways to fight cyberattacks.

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Companies must expect cybersecurity attacks, prepare for problems

Enterprise companies and healthcare companies must expect cyberattacks, and prepare the best they can for these issues.

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Obama wants an open debate regarding encryption security

Pres. Obama wants the US government, tech companies, and the public to engage in a debate regarding encryption.

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Visa will use smartphone tracking that will help clamp down on fraud

To help fight fraud, Visa will create program that allows the company to track smartphone locations.

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Cybercriminals want to compromise your identity, steal personal data

Cybercriminals are shifting their tactics, and want to steal your entire identity, and not just payment information.

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Damballa: Majority of antivirus solutions fail to detect malware

Security company Damballa finds majority of antivirus software programs unable to quickly identify - and address - malware infections.

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Anthem breach could help create focus on cybersecurity for insurers

Insurance companies and other medical firms should focus on cybersecurity, while learning from Anthem's recent data breach.

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Will 2015 be the 'year of the healthcare hack' wonder security pros

Following the massive breach suffered by Anthem, cybersecurity experts wonder if 2015 will be the year of the healthcare hack.

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Nation states launching cyberespionage attacks becoming normal

National governments attacking one another in the digital world is becoming more common, as cyberespionage campaigns are becoming increasingly normal.

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Ransomware attacks increasing, as cybercriminals perfect their skills

Ransomware remains a frightening custom form of malware, and cybercriminals are getting better at infecting victims.

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Companies should focus on neutralizing hackers once they are inside

Cybersecurity experts warn companies should have new security strategies, including when their networks are breached.

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United States creates cybersecurity center to help study cyber threats

The United States wants to streamline cyber-related issues with its new cybersecurity center.

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Chipotle apologizes after cyberattack leaves Twitter page defaced

Chipotle is embarrassed after its Twitter page was compromised and crude comments were posted.

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Expert: Trying to keep companies, data secure from cyberattack is hard

Trying to keep users and companies safe from cyberattacks proving difficult, and more data breaches are likely.

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Syrian forces targeting rebel forces with social engineering attacks

Pro-Assad forces are launching social engineering cyberattacks to compromise rebels, using one of the oldest tricks in the book.

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Pres. Obama wants $14 billion to boost nation's cybersecurity defenses

President Obama is seeking upwards of $14 billion to help boost the country's cybersecurity infrastructure.

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Raptr hacked, members should change their passwords ASAP

The Raptr game-themed social networking website was hacked, and members are urged to change their passwords.

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RansomWeb appears to be emerging new cyberattack against victims

Cybercriminals compromise business website and demand $50,000 ransom so databases can be decrypted.

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Report: Single DDoS attack could cost an organization $400,000

Report indicates a single DDoS attack could cost an enterprise more than $400,000.

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Cyberattacks expanding, with hacktivists, others enjoying DDoS attacks

Hacktivists and gamers largely increasing number of cyberattacks against targets, new reports indicate.

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Deutsche Telekom: Mobile devices weak spot in fight against cybercrime

Mobile security is a weak point for those trying to defend against cyberattacks, Deutsche Telekom says.

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Israeli cybersecurity expert says business leaders need more knowledge

To better understand cybersecurity threats, business leaders must become more computer literate, Israeli security expert notes.

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Dennis Rodman doesn't believe his friends in Pyongyang hacked Sony

Dennis Rodman doesn't believe North Korea is responsible for the Sony Pictures data breach.

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Companies must 'update their security' plans to improve security

Companies must be ready for a number of cyberattack scenarios, including if a breach does occur.

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Researchers: Gas station fuel tanks are vulnerable to potential attack

Uh-oh... it appears hackers are now looking to compromise fuel tank gauges.

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Lizard Squad says it wasn't hacked, distributed customer data

The Lizard Squad says it wasn't hacked, and someone intentionally released customer passwords for its DDoS service.

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Cybersecurity a 'daunting operational challenge' for companies

Cybersecurity is a major problem for companies, and they have a lot of hurdles to overcome for success.

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Writer with ties to Anonymous sentenced to 5 years for threatening FBI

A writer and activist with ties to the Anonymous hacker collective has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years for threatening an FBI agent.

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