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Software Flaws

Software Flaws Jump; Data Breaches Rise Moderately in Q1

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The number of published software flaws climbed by 30 percent, and while breaches rose only moderately, a number of large breaches caused the total of exposed records to climb precipitously.
Ransomware safe door

Kaspersky Lab Report Confirms Ransomware Spiked in Q1 2017 SLIDESHOW

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Kaspersky Lab's malware report for the first quarter of 2017 shows a dramatic spike in ransomware with such attacks growing particularly fast on mobile devices.
security threats

Check Point Discovers Media Subtitle Vulnerability Impacting Millions

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200 million users could potentially be at risk from vulnerabilities in streaming media players that can enable malicious subtitles to takeover systems.
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Vera Branching Out to Integrate with Duo Security, RSA SecureID, Twilio

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Vera’s job is to bolster users’ ability to ensure that only trusted individuals can access sensitive information in real time, regardless of its location.
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Eastwind Networks Enables Cloud-App Visibility with Cloud Connectors

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Users mistakenly think that if they put their infrastructure into Amazon (AWS), Google Cloud or Azure, that they’re also providing security—but that’s a fallacy.
Smyte

Smyte Releases New Anti-Spam and Fraud/Harassment Prevention Tools

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The online security company's trust and safety platform now includes a custom rules engine and deep learning neural network models for supervised and unsupervised image classification.
WannaCry Ransomware

WannaCry Ransomware Raises Stakes for Cyber-Security Insurance

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Insurance companies are already starting to see claims as a result of the WannaCry ransomware worm, though it's still too early to measure the full financial impact.
Skyport Systems

Skyport Systems Extends Secure Server Protection to Hybrid Cloud Edge

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Skyport adds new capabilities to its cloud-managed secure server hardware platform to help organizations manage and secure application delivery in the cloud.
Security stress

Security Pros Reveal How They Cope With Rising Tide of Cyber-Attacks SLIDESHOW

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A new report from Bay Dynamics reveals some inconvenient truths about how cyber-security professionals spend their time.
Data breaches

Zomato, DocuSign Breaches Reveal Common Security Risks

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NEWS ANALYSIS: The WannaCry ransomware worm outbreak isn't the only cyber-security incident that users need to worry about, as a pair of breaches at Zomato and DocuSign have also exposed users to vulnerabilities that unfortunately are all too common.
WannyCry Infects Medical Devices

Embedded Windows Medical 'Devices' Infected by WannaCry Ransomware

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Health care systems using medical devices running embedded Windows have been infected with the WannaCry ransomware, highlighting that the impact of the malware goes beyond lost data or payoffs to cyber-criminals.
Cloudflare Argo

Cloudflare Debuts Argo to Accelerate and Secure Internet Traffic

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New service aims to go beyond a traditional Content Delivery Network, to reduce latency and improve security.
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DDoS Attacks Are in Decline in Number and Size, Akamai Report Finds SLIDESHOW

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According to Akamai's latest State of the Internet/Security Report, both the total number of DDoS attacks and the number of large DDoS attacks declined at the beginning of 2017.

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