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University of Greenwich Fined for Data Breach

The University of Greenwich has suffered a data breach, following which the Information Commissioner has imposed a fine of £120000 upon the University, the breach involved the personal data of almost 20,000 people.

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How To Defend Yourself From New Cryptocurrency Malware

New malware have been discovered in the cryptocurrency world. Based from a blog post by Radware, reports about a discovery by cybersecurity researchers. Cybercriminals are able to abuse a Chrome plugin named “Nigelify” with a malware code in order to steal personal information and secretly mine cryptocurrency.

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Hackers Steal Millions From Mexican Banks by Targeting Payments System

Mexico’s central bank Governor Alejandro Diaz de Leon told journalists late Monday that the attack on the payment system was unprecedented and that he hoped that measures being taken would stop future incidents.

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Companies Will Spend Billions on Cyber Security, 100 Percent of Web Apps Vulnerable

A recent study report points out that 100 percent of web applications are vulnerable to attack, despite billions that companies would spend on cyber security efforts.

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Research Reveals GandCrab Ransomware Lurks on Legitimate Websites

In a recent research revolving a series of spam campaigns commissioned by threat intelligence company Cisco Talos, GandCrab ransomware was discovered leveraging legitimate but poorly secured websites.

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Employee Education Critical as Ransomware Threat Rises

Key findings from Verizon’s 11th Data Breach Investigations Report show ransomware is increasingly becoming a common malware, figuring in 39% of 53,000 incidents and 2,216 breaches.

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