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Report: Publicly Disclosed Data Breaches are Increasing, Dramatically

Posted on October 3rd, 2015.

The 2015 Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) has revealed that the number of “publically disclosed” data breaches this year has increased significantly, leading to secondary crimes wherein the breached data is used for extortion, identity theft, fraud and other similar offences. The 2015 law enforcement-centric IOCTA...

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U.S. Department of Energy Was Successfully Hacked 159 Times in 4 Years

Posted on September 14th, 2015.

In yet another instance that shows just how targeted Government agencies are, the U.S. Dept. of Energy has been attacked by hackers over 150 times between 2010 and 2014. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has had its computers breached by attackers nearly 160 times during a 48-month span up to 2014, according to documents obtained by...

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Cybersecurity

The Top Five Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities for Businesses

Posted on August 29th, 2015.

Cyber crime is the biggest threat that any major financial or governmental organization face in today’s world. This form of crime is not physical, but ramifications of it are far more severe and ghastly than  conventional crime. Where physical attacks are threatening to loss of life of personnel, cyber crimes can put entire economies at...

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Communication

UK Government, Intel, & Trend Micro Partner to Monitor Cyber Crimes

Posted on June 29th, 2015.

The United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency has contracted two security firms to provide minute-by-minute intelligence about tech crime. In an attempt to step up efforts to combat cyber crime last week, the super power teamed up with Intel Security and Trend Micro. The National Crime Agency hopes to obtain up-to-the-minute updates...