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Cyber News Roundup: Cyber war unleashes offensive attack on Russian trolls

U.S. hackers. Russian trolls. Cyber take down. It sounds like the makings of a blockbuster movie. Rather, it’s the latest in international cyber warfare. The U.S. military has retaliated against Russia, the first attempt at an “all-out information war,” according to an Engadget article. U.S. Cyber Command took Russia’s notorious Internet Research Agency offline on…

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Cyber News Roundup: Formjacking – The Latest Hack and How to Fight Back

What’s the latest hack to steal credit card information and personal data from consumers? Formjacking. Formjacking is the latest hacking technique that cyber criminals are using by inserting a small piece of malicious code—malware—on a victim’s system that allows them to snatch customers’ credit card information, reports Alyssa Newcomb, in Forget Phishing and Ransomware. Formjacking…

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Cyber News Roundup: Can politicians, SMBs, and schools protect themselves from hackers?

Cybersecurity breaches grab the headlines on a regular basis. Looking beyond the news, there are many industries that are taking a proactive approach to protecting themselves, their data and their customers’ data. According to the Portland Tribune, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is planning to introduce legislation that will permit U.S. political candidates and lawmakers to…

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Cyber News Roundup: Security tips for SMBs for 2019

Almost every day there are headlines about cybersecurity breaches. Just this week, Marriott announced that its reservation system had been hacked, potentially exposing sensitive customer data for roughly 500 million guests. While breaches with big companies such as Target and Equifax still capture the headlines, small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need to take steps to…

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Cyber News Roundup: Cybersecurity tips for companies of all sizes

Security breaches, stolen personal data, and hacking by foreign agents—news of new threats never ceases. Yet for small and mid-sized businesses, the challenge lies in implementing best practices to safeguard their companies with limited resources. How serious is the problem? According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Overview, the odds that…

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