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80% of Americans Admit to Risky Cybersecurity Behaviors

Nearly half of survey respondents use unsecured WiFi networks and a third open unsolicited email attachment, a report finds.

8 Out of 10 Employees Use Unencrypted USB Devices

Security policies for USB drivers are severely outdated or inadequate, a report finds.

Only 5% of Business Leaders Rethought Security After Equifax

Corporate leaders know little about common security threats like ransomware and phishing, driving their risk for attack.

Romanian Nationals Admit to Racketeering Conspiracy, ATM Skimming

Seven Romanian nationals pleaded guilty in connection with an ATM skimming scheme and RICO conspiracy, in addition to other crimes.

Bitcoin Miner NiceHash Hacked, Possibly Losing $62 Million in Bitcoin

Breach occurred just prior to bitcoin's debut on two major US exchanges, the AP reports.

Uber Used $100K Bug Bounty to Pay, Silence Florida Hacker: Report

Nearly 2/3 of Industrial Companies Lack Security Monitoring

New Honeywell survey shows more than half of industrial sector organizations have suffered cyberattacks.

Most Retailers Haven’t Fully Tested Their Breach Response Plans

More than 20% lack a breach response plan altogether, a new survey shows.

Android Developer Tools Contain Vulnerabilities

Several of the most popular cloud-based and downloadable tools Android developers use are affected.

PayPal’s TIO Networks Suffered Data Breach Exposing Data on 1.6 Million Customers

PayPal states TIO Networks, a payment processing company it acquired this summer, is not part of its network and PayPal remains unaffected by the breach.