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Researchers steal bitcoin by exploiting SS7 vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 days ago

The new research follows years of warnings and a significant hack against German banks last year.

Equifax breached, up to 143 million SSNs and DOBs stolen, all Americans offered credit monitoring

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

The huge data company says it will offer free credit monitoring to anyone who wants it, whether their personal information was was stolen or not.

711 million email addresses found in popular banking malware's spambot

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

A widespread and evolving banking malware threat was found to be using a massive spambot setup.

Insurance regulators pitched on FICO-style score for cybersecurity

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

Insurers don't have a good way to measure their customers' cyber risk because because companies don't know how vulnerable they are.

Jeff Sessions made investors want to throw money at dark web intelligence firms

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

"Regardless of your politics, when Jeff Sessions stands up and says 'the dark net is a concern,' that gets a lot of attention."

Insurers: Major cyberattack on cloud provider could cost more than huge hurricane

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

A successful major hacking attack on a global cloud provider could cripple the nascent cyber-insurance market even though only a fraction of the losses would be covered, a new report says.

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