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The True Cost of Ransomware is Much More Than Just the Ransom

NEWS ANALYSIS: While the FBI has one set of numbers for the financial impact of ransomware, new figures from publicly traded companies shows the impact to be significantly higher.
Internet Defense Prize

Facebook Awards $100K for Spear Phishing Security Research

Winning research paper details a new method for how to detect credential spear phishing in an enterprise environment.
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Hutchins Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Malware VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: WannaCry security researcher pleads not guilty to creating malware; Court ruling favors Western Digital in memory chip tiff with Toshiba; Organizations willing to try out longer passwords, study finds; and there's more.
Respond Software

Respond Software Launches Analyst Platform to Help Security Staff

Company led by the former co-founder of Fortify Software, launches its Respond Analyst platform along with a $12 million round of funding.
Security pros

Study Shows Cyber-Security Pros Confident They Can Find Threats SLIDESHOW

Crowd Research Partners 2017 Threat Monitoring, Detection and Response Report reveals that many cyber-security professionals can find threats within a day, though it often takes much longer to recover.
Password security

Organizations Willing to Try Out Longer Passwords, Study Finds

A study from security awareness vendor KnowBe4 surveyed IT professionals' views on new NIST guidance that advocates the use of longer passwords.
WannaCry Ransomware

WannaCry Security Researcher Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Malware

Marcus Hutchins denies charges that he created the Kronos banking trojan, entering a plea of not guilty, in a Wisconsin federal courthouse.
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FTC Urged to Investigate AnchorFree VPN User Data Privacy Risks VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: FTC asked to investigate Hotspot Shield VPN privacy risks; T-Mobile Seniors Plan offers smartphone users 55+ two Lines for $60; users can 'toggle' new inbox beta experience; and there's more.
Lacework Polygraph

Lacework Brings Polygraph Security Platform to AWS CloudTrail

Security startup Lacework wants to help Amazon's CloudTrail users to more easily identify and detect potential threats.
AWS Macie

Amazon Improves Cloud Security with Macie Machine Learning Service

Amazon announces new services at the AWS Summit in New York City including data transformation, cloud migration and machine learning security offerings.
Paul Paget CEO Pwnie Express

How Pwnie Express is Positioning to Secure Enterprises from IoT Risks VIDEO

VIDEO: Pwnie Express CEO Paul Paget discusses where he sees opportunities in the market to secure Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

WannaCry Helps Push Cyber-Crime Attacks to New Heights in 2Q17 SLIDESHOW

ThreatMetrix's second-quarter 2017 cyber-crime report reveals the latest fraud trends, with attackers taking advantage of WannaCry fears to further their aims.
zero-day flaws

Fuzzing Analysis Shows ICS, IoT Industries Most at Risk of Zero Days

More than 4.8 billion automated tests show that certain industries—such as industrial control systems and the Internet of Things—remain fertile ground for vulnerability researchers.

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