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Software Flaws Exploited by Hackers More Than Double: New Report

Findings detailed in a new report show that the software flaws used in hacking more than doubled last year, setting a new record. According to a recent article from Reuters, this is yet “another...

Your Epic Guide to Everything Website Security for Your Ecommerce Site

Your Epic Guide to Website Security

13 of Our Most Epic Posts on Website Security, Data Breaches, Cyber Attacks and How Not to Be a Hacking Victim (Scroll down for all stories below, or just click on the links.) How...

14 Unexpected Things You Didn't Know Could Be Hacked

14 Unexpected Things You Didn’t Know Could Be Hacked

It’s common knowledge that your computer can be hacked, but are you aware of the bevy of devices, items and industries that are also at risk of attack? In this new world of the Internet...

Online Data Breaches More Feared Than Ever Before

According to the Business Continuity Institute and their fifth annual Horizon Scan Report, global fears about data breaches passed unplanned IT & telecom outages as the number two concern among business owners. The number...

Wireless Mice and Keyboards Latest Tools in Hackers’ Arsenal: Report

A new tool has emerged in hackers’ toolboxes that allows them to access computers through a user’s wireless mouse or keyboard. This hacking method, referred to as “mousejacking” by internet of things research firm Bastille, was...

The Guardian

3 Takeaways From the TalkTalk Data Breach

British Telecom company TalkTalk’s October 2015 data breach was only one of many hitting consumers and the corporate world recently – Ashley Madison and Sony come to mind – but the lessons apply to...

Report: 1 in 3 Patient Healthcare Records Will Be Hacked in 2016

Report: 1 in 3 Patient Healthcare Records Will Be Hacked in 2016

Although CBS News christened 2014 “The Year of the Data Breach,” (arguably prematurely) cyber attacks are predicted to only increase in frequency and breadth in 2016. No industry will be immune, including healthcare, which...

The Biggest Cyber Attacks of 2015

The Top Cyber Attacks and Data Breaches of 2015

Data breaches this year were spectacular in size and scope, and it seemed just as a new one was reported another cyber attack made the headlines. Engadget summed it up best: “You’d think that...

Cyber Security Predictions for 2016

Cyber Security Predictions for 2016

From headline-making news like the data breaches at Sony and Ashley Madison this year, to the OPM and persistent threats of cyber terrorism from countries like China and South Korea come predictions for what’s...

Nearly half of all businesses hit by data breach: report

Nearly Half of All Businesses Hit By Costly Data Breaches: Report

A recent report from the Poneman Institute reveals that nearly half – 47 percent – of all businesses have been hit by a data breach. The security breaches involved attacks “that compromised the networks or enterprise...

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