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Equifax Hit with Lawsuit
Dark Reading Staff,
Victims living or doing business in Florida can send a certified letter to seek relief and still remain in compliance with the state's credit laws, attorney says.
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7 Indicted Iranian Nationals Now Hit with Sanctions by US Treasury
Dark Reading Staff,
US Dept. of Treasury has announced sanctions against Iranian nationals and security firms for 'malicious cyber-activity' against US interests.
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Equifax Data Breach Prompts Calls For Tougher Security Requirements On Data Aggregators
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Credit report bureau discloses breach that exposed data on 143 million US consumers.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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How Legendary Carder, Hacker Roman Seleznev Was Caught, Sentenced
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingVideo
Assistant US Attorney Norman Barbosa visits the Dark Reading News Desk to discuss details of the credit card hacking case that led to an unprecedented 27-year prison sentence.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
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New York's Historic FinSec Regulation Covers DDoS, Not Just Data
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Starting today, New York banks and insurers must report to authorities within 72 hours on any security event that has a 'reasonable likelihood' of causing material harm to normal operations.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
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BEC Attacks Don't Always Require Sophistication
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Simple business email compromise scams can con companies out of huge sums of money and don't require much hacking or even social engineering know-how.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Wannacry Inspires Worm-like Module in Trickbot
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
The malware is being primarily distributed via email spam in the form of spoofed invoices from an international financial services com, says Flashpoint.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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Russian National Receives 5 Years In Jail For Role In 'Citadel' Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Mark Vartanyan is the second individual to be sent to prison in connection with Citadel.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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New IBM Mainframe Encrypts All the Things
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Next-generation Z series features the elusive goal of full data encryption - from an application, cloud service, or database in transit or at rest.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
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Black Hat to Host Discussion on Diversity
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Panel of diversity pioneers will share their views and firsthand experience on how to make inclusion a priority in security.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
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After Cyber Attack, FedEx Temporarily Halts Trading of Its Shares
Dark Reading Staff,
An attack at subsidiary TNT Express may disrupt FedEx's push to hit a record-high share price.
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Petya Or Not? Global Ransomware Outbreak Hits Europe's Industrial Sector, Thousands More
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
With echoes of WannaCry, infections spread fast. Some security researchers describe malware as variant of Petya; others say it's a brand new sample.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize Banking
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
AI has taken some steps into banking, but it also is poised to revolutionize how banks learn from and interact with customers.
By Alan McIntyre, Senior Managing Director of Global Banking, Accenture ,
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Android Marcher Variant Makes Rounds as Adobe Flash Player Update
Dark Reading Staff,
Zscaler researchers discover a new variant of the Android Marcher malware, which aims to steal online banking credentials and credit card information.
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Organizations Are Detecting Intrusions More Quickly
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
But almost every other metric in Trustwave's 2017 global cybersecurity report card is headed in the wrong direction.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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US Warns of North Korea's Not-So-Secret 'Hidden Cobra' DDoS Botnet
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Reclusive government behind DDoS infrastructure is targeting organizations around the world US-CERT says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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Outdated Operating Systems, Browsers Correlate with Real Data Breaches
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Study shows companies running out-of-date OSes were three times more likely to suffer a data breach, and those with the outdated browsers, two times more likely.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
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9 Ways Organizations Sabotage Their Own Security: Lessons from the Verizon DBIR
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
Mistakes and missteps plague enterprise security. The Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) offers nuggets on what organizations must stop doing – now.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading,
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Russian 'Cron' Cyber Gang Arrested for Raiding Bank Accounts
Dark Reading Staff,
Russian authorities arrest a group of 16 hackers who allegedly were attacking banks in their native country via mobile malware, nixing plans for their global expansion.
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APT28, Turla Nation-State Groups Deployed Multiple 0Days in Recent Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
Attack campaigns by APT28, Turla, and an unidentified group showcase easy availability of zero-days.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer,
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