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Ransomware Damage Hit $11.5B in 2019

A new report shows the scale of ransomware's harm and the growth of that damage year-over-year -- an average of $141,000 per incident.

Personal Info of 10.6M MGM Resort Guests Leaked Online

Data published on a hacking forum includes phone numbers and email addresses of travelers ranging from everyday tourists to celebrities and tech CEOs.

DHS’s CISA Warns of New Critical Infrastructure Ransomware Attack

An attack on a natural gas compression facility sent the operations offline for two days.

Lumu to Emerge from Stealth at RSAC

The new company will focus on giving customers earlier indications of network and server compromise.

1.7M Nedbank Customers Affected via Third-Party Breach

A vulnerability in the network of marketing contractor Computer Facilities led to a breach at the South African bank.

Palm Beach Elections Office Hit with Ransomware Pre-2016 Election

Palm Beach County's elections supervisor does not believe the attack is linked to Russian hacking attempts targeting Florida.

Ovum to Expand Cybersecurity Research Under New Omdia Group

Informa Tech combines Ovum, Heavy Reading, Tractica, and IHS Markit research.

DHS Warns of Cyber Heartbreak

Fraudulent dating and relationship apps and websites raise the risks for those seeking online romance on Valentine's Day.

Huawei Charged with RICO Violations in Federal Court

A new set of indictments adds conspiracy to violate RICO statutes to a list of existing charges against the Chinese telecommunications giant.

Apps Remain Favorite Mobile Attack Vector

Mobile apps are used in nearly 80% of attacks targeting mobile devices, followed by network and operating system attacks.