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  • 90% of all industries suffer medical data breaches

    ​A surprising 90 per cent of all industries experience breaches leading to stolen medical records, proving patient data theft is an issue that stems beyond the health sector, a new report said.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner14 Jan. 16 11:54
  • China behind the Australian BoM cyberattack?

    Chinese hackers have cracked the Bureau of Meteorology supercomputer, which links to other agencies such as the Department of Defence, according to an ABC report.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett02 Dec. 15 13:14
  • Healthcare firms biggest target for cyber crooks

    ​The global healthcare sector experienced more than three times the number of security incidents than the average industry and is twice as likely to encounter data theft, according to a report.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner24 Sept. 15 12:49
  • SEC charges 32 in press release hacking, stock trading scheme

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged 32 defendants with fraud in an international scheme that used stolen, yet-to-be-published press releases from hacked websites to conduct stock trades.

    Written by Grant Gross13 Aug. 15 02:32
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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

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