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  • In Pictures: 7 steps to protect your business from cybercrime

    As cybercriminals employ increasingly sophisticated tactics to steal identities and data, and the costs and consequences of data breaches skyrocket, here are seven steps that your small business should be taking to insulate themselves from cyberattacks.

    Written by Paul Mah12 June 15 08:41
  • Intel Security scares ransomware script kiddie out of business

    It was a textbook and criminal - software as a service: Grant access to a software kit that makes it easy to lock up the hard drives on victims' PCs, then skim 20% of the take from those who actually use the kit to extort payments.

    Written by Tim Greene05 June 15 02:14
  • Silk Road mastermind Ulbricht sentenced

    The creator and chief operator of the Silk Road has been sentenced to two life sentences in jail for running the online drug marketplace, which federal prosecutors estimated facilitated the sales of more than US$213 million worth of drugs and other unlawful goods between 2011 and 2013.

    Written by Joab Jackson30 May 15 06:22
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  • Why Israel could be the next cybersecurity world power

    There are plenty of cities in the U.S. that want to lay claim to becoming the "next" Silicon Valley, but a dusty desert town in the south of Israel called Beersheva might actually have a shot at becoming something more modest, and more focused. They want to be the first place you think about when it comes to cybersecurity research, education, and innovation. If things go right there, it may well happen.

    Written by David Strom11 March 15 07:24
  • Hack victims urged to share the gory details

    It may be difficult to remember now, but not too long ago, cyberattacks rarely made headlines in mainstream news. That's not to say that these advanced persistent threats, sometimes state-sponsored or the product of organized crime, were uncommon. On the contrary, they were booming. It was just that few people liked to talk about them.

    Written by Colin Neagle12 Sept. 13 16:25
  • Chinese Government's Link to Cyber Espionage Clearer Than Ever

    It's a common belief in the information security world that the Chinese government is behind many of the advanced persistent threats that target companies around the world in an effort to steal their IP and trade secrets. Now one security firm has come forward with years of evidence to link a prolific APT group to a unit inside the Chinese government.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud20 Feb. 13 16:09

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