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Wire Transfer Scams Are Getting More Costly

Law enforcement officials have warned companies for years about the huge losses associated with business email compromise attacks, in which

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A Malware Detective Shares What Makes Some Attacks More Alarming Than Others

Few people have spent as much time studying malware as Costin Raiu. This year marks Raiu’s 20th anniversary with the

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Why Election Interference Attempts Are Getting Harder to Detect

When Facebook disclosed earlier this week that a Kremlin-backed group was running a disinformation campaign that hired real journalists to

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DDoS Attacks Decline, but Big Incidents Still Resonate

Are the days of DDoS attacks over? Reports last week that the New Zealand Stock Exchange suffered a multi-day disruption

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Chart of the Week: Ransomware Attacks on Schools

As students across the country return to class — whether in-person or remote — cybersecurity practitioners are bracing for the

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Five Reasons Voters and Election Officials Should Be Worried About Ransomware

In the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, federal officials have raised concerns about how a well-timed ransomware attack could

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Election Security Official Warns of Emerging Nation-State Threats

A top U.S. counterintelligence official warned Wednesday that Americans should be prepared for a “rocky” election season with possible interference

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NYC Cyber Chief on Defending During a Pandemic: “This Isn’t a Marathon, It’s a Triathlon”

When Geoff Brown was hired to serve as New York City’s chief information security officer in 2016, he had a

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Chart of the Week: Healthcare Breaches

Healthcare providers can’t catch a break. The number of individuals affected by healthcare data breaches has increased steadily over the

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Cybercriminals Appear to Back off From Coronavirus Scams

As the coronavirus outbreak brought the U.S. and many other countries to a standstill earlier this year, cybercriminals circulated COVID-19