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Equifax Breach

Equifax Data Breach Fallout Continues as Lawsuits Are Filed

The first class-action lawsuit against Equifax gets filed, with more likely to come as legal scrutiny in the massive breach begins.
Power Grid Attacks

Symantec Researchers Reveal New Ramped-up Attacks on U.S. Power Grid

NEWS ANALYSIS: A new set of exploits by an unknown group known as “Dragonfly” has successfully penetrated critical infrastructure in the US and other nations using old but effective methods.
Data breaches

Equifax Discloses Massive Data Breach that Puts 143M Americans at Risk

Credit reporting and monitoring firm reveals that hackers had unauthorized access to some of its systems for two months before being detected.

Victims of Payment Card Breaches Not Fully PCI DSS Compliant SLIDESHOW

The latest Verizon Payment Security Report finds that while overall compliance with PCI DSS is improving, gaps still remain.
Identity access management

How to Implement a Solid Identity and Access Management Strategy SLIDESHOW

While necessary, identity and access management, or IAM, can hamstring a company's IT agility. This guide helps organizations implement an IAM strategy without impeding their business.

Dragonfly 2.0 Hackers Targeting the Energy Sector, Symantec Finds

Symantec warns that a hacker group that first attacked energy companies in 2014 is back, and this time it might have more disruptive goals.

Trend Micro Offering $500K in Security Awards at Mobile Pwn2Own 2017

Vendors will only have 90 days to patch flaws that are demonstrated at the upcoming mobile security contest.
Linux on Windows Server

Linux 4.13 Kernel Launches With Accelerated Security Feature

The fourth new Linux kernel milestone of 2017 is now available, providing improved performance and security features including Kernel Transport Layer Security.
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Ransomware Increasingly Targets Businesses Instead of Consumers SLIDESHOW

Symantec reveals that so far in 2017, ransomware has increasingly become more of a business concern than ever before.
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Google Purges More Than 300 WireX DDoS Botnet Apps from Play Store VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Google removes malicious WireX DDoS botnet apps from Play Store; Microsoft Surface PCs gain ground in the enterprise; Microsoft promises affordable mixed-reality gear for the holidays; and there's more.

Instagram API Vulnerability Exposes High-Profile User Information

Instagram moves quickly to fix a software bug that enabled an attacker to get unauthorized access to a limited set of user information.
Verizon Payment Security 2017

Payment Security Compliance Improving, Verizon Security Report Finds

Verizon's 2017 Payment Security Report provides insight into the current state of PCI-DSS compliance and how it relates to data breaches.

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