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Vormetric: 93% of companies face insider threat cybersecurity risks

More than 9 out of 10 companies are vulnerable to various cybersecurity risks related to insider threats.

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Rising demand for cybersecurity to prevent insider threats

Government contractor General Dynamics has seen an increase in cybersecurity to help defend against insider threats.

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Study: More than half or companies increased security budget by 34%

Cybersecurity experts claim 2014 was the year of the data breach, but despite increased awareness and more spending, major breaches should continue in 2015.

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Report: Nearly all US weapons systems in 2014 faced security issues

Almost all weapons systems tested by the US military in 2014 faced "significant vulnerabilities" from cyberattacks.

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Chinese cyberattacks left Microsoft's Outlook vulnerable, reports say

Chinese authorities reportedly breached Microsoft's Outlook email service.

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Java software becoming more secure, as hackers target Silverlight

Cybercriminals always are looking for software to exploit, and as Java becomes more secure, there are a number of growing attacks against Silverlight.

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US reportedly penetrated North Korean computer networks in 2010

The United States reportedly breached North Korean computer networks in 2010.

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Lizard Squad's DDoS attack service hacked, as pressure mounts

The Lizard Squad wants customers to pay to use its DDoS attack service - but it was recently hacked.

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John McAfee says North Korea isn't responsible for SPE data breach

John McAfee says North Korea isn't behind cyberattack against Sony Pictures, but won't name names.

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North Korea's hackers seek theft, retribution against targets

The North Korean government is led by an erratic, volatile leader - and its cyberespionage efforts tend to follow the same path, experts note.

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NSA, GCHQ plan to step up cybersecurity cooperation efforts in 2015

The NSA and GCHQ will team up for better cybersecurity efforts.

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Report reveals DHS is a cybersecurity mess, with numerous problems

The DHS is a cybersecurity mess, according to scathing report.

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French cyberdefense says 19,000 French websites under attack

There are cyberattacks targeting 19,000 French websites.

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JPMorgan Chase asked to turn over data regarding cybersecurity hack

US states ask JPMorgan Chase to turn over data regarding its hack, as numerous investigations underway.

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Malicious and accidental insider threats pose cybersecurity challenge

Insider threats aren't going away, and it doesn't matter if they are accidental incidents or planned attacks

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Report: Employees pose biggest IT cybersecurity threat to companies

Reckless employees are giving IT security experts fits with their reckless behavior.

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Cybercriminal underground allows for custom modes of future attacks

The cybercriminal black market is open for interested buyers to meet criminals hoping to pitch their products.

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CENTCOM Twitter, YouTube accounts being hacked is an 'embarrassment'

The US Central Command Twitter and YouTube feeds were hacked, and while no classified data was stolen, it's an embarrassment, security experts note.

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Companies must invest in cyber readiness as attacks increase

Despite numerous high-profile cybersecurity breaches, companies still not taking cyber readiness as seriously as they should

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Criminals victimize compromised United Airlines MileagePlus accounts

United is investigating fraudulent activity detected on several MileagePlus member accounts.

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US says it didn't attack North Korea, and Pyongyang's security is poor

The US denies it crippled the North Korean Internet infrastructure, but it can happen again, as security is rather dismal.

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Ransomware, cyberespionage continuing to plague companies

Ransomware cyberattacks continue to plague businesses and corporations, as social engineering remains successful tactic.

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Security expert: Beef up security and avoid retaliatory cyberattacks

Cybersecurity expert recommends companies avoid a slippery-slope, and improve security rather than try to retaliate against criminals

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Anonymous plans to retaliate against Islamic groups for terror attack

The Anonymous hacker group plans to target Islamic extremist groups connected with the terror attacks in France, group publicly states.

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South Korea says North Korea is advancing its cyber army

The North Korean Bureau 121 continues to expand its workforce, and now has a reported 6,000 members.

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North Korean Red Star OS not the most secure choice in the world

The Red Star operating system used in North Korea has glaring security holes that western cyber experts could exploit.

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Lynton: Cost of data breach 'far less' than published estimates

Sony Pictures is on the road to recovery, and cost of data breach is less than published estimates, Sony Pictures' CEO says.

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Michael Lynton says Sony Pictures had no 'playbook' for cyberattack

Sony Pictures is still trying to recover from the GOP data breach that took place before Thanksgiving, and it remains a bump road.

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Cybersecurity experts urge companies not to try to hack back

Companies may think about hacking back against cybercriminals, but is a slippery slope, according to cybersecurity experts.

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Snowden says government cyberattacks changing to be more destructive

Edward Snowden was interviewed last year and issued his thoughts on a wide variety of cybersecurity-related topics for NOVA.

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Sony CEO doesn't think cyberattack will cause 'upheaval' for company

Speaking during CES 2015, Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai reported being a glass half-full kind of person, saying he doesn't expect an 'upheaval' from Hollywood.

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Defector: North Korea's Bureau 121 actually located in Shenyang, China

Defector from North Korea says country's elite Bureau 121 hacking operation actually physically located in China.

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Morgan Stanley employee stole data on 350,000 of the firm's clients

Fired employee from Morgan Stanley for making off with data on 350,000 clients.

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Bitcoin exchange BitStamp hit by hackers, crooks make off with $5M

Ouch! Hackers stole $5 million from the BitStamp bitcoin exchange.

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IBM: Overall cyberattacks against retailers dropped, 61M records taken

The number of cyberattacks against retailers dropped in 2014, but millions of records still were compromised in high-profile data breaches.

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Cybercriminals increasingly spending months poking around networks

Cyberespionage is becoming a more common practice, and hackers are able to breach networks and spend months - if not years - inside networks.

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Malware attacks will continue, with sophistication increasing

Malware threats will continue to put pressure on end-users and businesses, as cybersecurity threats evolve at rapid pace.

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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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It's possible hackers still have access and control to SPE computers

It's possible the Guardians of Peace, the group that claimed responsibility for dropping Sony Pictures, still has access to SPE computers.

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FBI on the hunt for qualified cyber special agent candidates

The FBI wants to expand its cyber investigation capabilities and seeks qualified candidates to become cyber special agents.

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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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South Korean users downloading 'The Interview' face malware threat

South Korean mobile Internet users face threat of malware when trying to download "The Interview"

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FBI still blames North Korea behind crippling attack of Sony Pictures

Some cybersecurity experts might blame insider threat attacks against Sony Pictures, but the FBI continues to accuse North Korea.

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FBI investigating GOP cyber threats against media organizations

Hackers have expanded their targets, and have sent threats to media organizations, though it remains unknown which companies could have been targeted.

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GOP hackers reportedly received Sony login data from Lizard Squad

A reported Lizard Squad member handed off data from Sony Pictures to Guardians of Peace prior to major cyberattack.

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UK Lizard Squad member arrested for computer misuse abuses

A 22-year-old reported Lizard Squad member was arrested for fraud and other offenses.

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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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Korean nuclear operator removes low-risk worm from its servers

Following a data breach, South Korean officials find worm on servers operated by nuclear power company.

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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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Following data breach, Sony Pictures embraced BlackBerry devices

Spooked by a major data breach caused by the Guardians of Peace, it looks like Sony Pictures has decided to embrace its cache of old BlackBerry phones.

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