Cybersecurity

ransomware research

US ransomware attacks rising fast; how to protect your organization

New reports show a fast rise in ransomware attacks across the US. Last Friday, 23 Texas towns were hit in a coordinated attack by what is believed to ...
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password problems everywhere

Research: Password hygiene is a dirty problem

It’s a growing cybersecurity problem that consumers and business simply can’t seem to clean up. It’s password hygiene and it’s a big challenge according to new research from ...
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Kount AI fraud protection

Kount AI raises payments fraud protection potential

Payments fraud is growing at 14% year over year, faster than overall retail sales, and growth in mobile fraud is also accelerating. According to Juniper Research, retailers could ...
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P2P security

7 million Venmo user transactions scraped

Minnesota State University infosecurity grad student Dan Salmon has a cybersecurity warning for seven million users of the popular P2P app Venmo. He recently downloaded your data to ...
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Verizon 2019 Data Breach Report

Insights from Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Report

$40 million stolen from the Binance cryptocurrency exchange yesterday by cybercriminals. Hackers infiltrating hundreds of Amazon merchant accounts late last year. The ongoing impact from the massive 2017 ...
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imposter email

Proofpoint research: Imposter email attacks on FinServ grew 60%

New research from cybersecurity firm Proofpoint shows that imposter email and email phishing attacks on global financial services companies grew 60% over last year. The FBI estimates that ...
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Apple Store

Facial recognition error claimed in $1 billion Apple lawsuit

In a warning sign for the new technology and retailers, a student launched a $1 billion lawsuit claiming that mistaken facial recognition in an Apple Store led to ...
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IRS tax fraud cost $1.6 billion in 2017

Are tax pros ready for a new breed of tax fraudsters?

With the April 15 US tax deadline passed, were tax professionals really ready for a new breed of tax fraudsters? We’re not talking about the President and his ...
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Ransomware payment downtime costs

Q1 ransomware rising, cost to business building

Coveware’s Q1 Ransomware Marketplace report shows an alarming increase in ransomware incidents and the impact and costs to business in the first quarter of the year to clients ...
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Watrix AI

Forget QR codes, pay with a smile

In China, more than 580 million people made a payment with their mobile phone last year and 68% used a mobile wallet for off-line payments. In many cases, ...
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