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Financial crime outpaces espionage as top motivation for data breaches, Verizon report finds

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The figures again demonstrate how, despite an industrywide focus on technology, many breaches require human trust to be successful.

China making 'rapid progress' on potency of cyber-operations, Pentagon says

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

“The threat and the challenge is persistent. The Chinese remain very aggressive in their use of cyber,” Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall G. Schriver said during a press briefing on a new report.

FBI director: Protecting 2018 election was a 'dress rehearsal' for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The 2018 vote passed without incident. The "big show" is the 2020 contest, Christopher Wray says.

Toyota data breach affects up to 3.1 million customers

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The breach, which affected Toyota Tokyo Sales Holding Inc. and its affiliated enterprises, was the second high-profile cybersecurity incident at Toyota in as many months.

Lazarus rises in Israel with attempted hack of defense company, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A broken email in Hebrew lifted the veil on an operation targeting an Israeli defense company.

UN report links North Korean hackers to theft of $571 million from cryptocurrency exchanges

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The U.N. panel is increasingly taking note of North Korea's use of cyber operations to circumvent sanctions.

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