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2017 Cyber Risks to Intensify as Hackers Become More Cunning: Report

Top cyber threats during 2017 are expected to include nation state cyber espionage, a rise in data integrity attacks and an increase in attacks harnessing Internet of Things (IoT) devices, according to a report published by Stroz Friedberg, an Aon …

Taiwan’s $2M ATM Theft Linked to Europe’s ATM Heist: Cyber Security Firm

The group that orchestrated the theft of over $2 million from cash machines at Taiwan’s First Commercial Bank in July was also behind an ATM hacking spree in more than a dozen European nations last year, according to cyber security …

Hackers Remotely Steal ATM Cash in Latest Twist on Cyber Bank Heists

Cyber criminals have remotely attacked cash machines in more than a dozen countries across Europe this year, using malicious software that forces machines to spit out cash, according to Russian cyber security firm Group IB. Diebold Nixdorf and NCR Corp., …

Trump Hotels Settles with New York Attorney General Over Data Breaches

Trump International Hotels Management LLC agreed to pay $50,000 to settle with New York State over data breaches that exposed 70,000 credit card numbers and other personal information, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Friday. The company, which …

Credit Card Buyers, Sellers Making Out Like Bandits

Cyber thieves who steal credit and debit card numbers are making millions of dollars in profits, fueling a global criminal enterprise marked by the high-profile data breaches of major companies such as Target and Home Depot. On average, a batch …

Top Cyber Threats for 2016 and Next Five Years

Businesses and organizations should expect cyber criminals to attack through wearable devices, employees’ home systems, cloud services and automobiles within the next year, according cyber experts at Intel’s McAfee Labs. By 2020, individuals could be receiving payment for sharing their …

Willis to Launch Cyber ATLAS, a Cyber Security ‘Toolkit’

Willis Group Holdings announced that in response to a “stark warning from the UK government that cyber crime threat facing UK companies is increasing,” it is launching Cyber ATLAS, which it describes as a “complete security solution to help UK …

Cyber Experts Uncover 2 Million Stolen Passwords to Global Web Accounts

Security experts have uncovered a trove of some 2 million stolen passwords to websites including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo from Internet users across the globe. Researchers with Trustwave’s SpiderLabs said they discovered the credentials while investigating a server in …