Threats and Breaches

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Business Continuity Planning: How Data Security Can Help to Minimize Disruption

Business Continuity Planning: How Data Security Can Help to Minimize Disruption

Business disruption is inevitable today. And increasingly it’s down to cyber incidents. Attacks caused $10.3bn in losses last year, in cases reported to the FBI alone. Even this figure is likely to ...
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Why Generative AI is a Threat to API Security

Generative AI can be used to amplify cybercriminals' nefarious deeds against web applications, especially those that rely heavily on APIs ...
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Attacker ID’ed After Infecting Own Computer With Malware

A threat actor that goes by the name of “La_Citrix” inadvertently infected his own computer. Cyberthreat research firm sent his information on to law enforcement ...
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An ‘Alarming Escalation’ of Sophistication in DDoS Attacks, Cloudflare Says

Distributed DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and complex, making an already-expanding threat landscape even more challenging ...
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Biden Admin. Adds ‘Mercenary Spyware’ Firms to Ban List

Biden Admin. Adds ‘Mercenary Spyware’ Firms to Ban List

European cousins Intellexa and Cytrox essentially banned by Commerce Dept. — Predator/ALIEN not welcome in U.S ...
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PCI-DSS 4.0 is Here. What Does it Mean for Online Retailers?

PCI-DSS 4.0 was released in early 2022 with a two-year transition period to allow organizations time to learn about and implement it. Are you ready for the transition? ...
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ChatGPT Provides Limited Help Identifying Malware

Current LLM-based tech like ChatGPT can accurately classify malware risk in only 5% of cases—and they may never be able to recognize novel approaches used to create malware ...
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A Guide to GDPR Compliance

Read the key steps an organization handling EU citizens' data should initiate if a data breach transpires to comply with GDPR. The post A Guide to GDPR Compliance appeared first on Enzoic ...
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CISA to Gov’t Agencies: Mitigate a Flaw in Windows and Office

The U.S. government is giving federal agencies three weeks to mitigate a zero-day Microsoft Windows and Office security flaw exploited by the Russian-linked RomCom threat group ...
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The Truth Behind Runescape's Gold Farmers

LeakedSource Owner Quit Ashley Madison a Month Before 2015 Hack

[This is Part III in a series on research conducted for a recent Hulu documentary on the 2015 hack of marital infidelity website] In 2019, a Canadian company called Defiant Tech ...