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December 31, 2020

Financial services industry hit with tens of millions of attacks per day

The report found that the bad threat actors primarily used common attack paths, such as SQL injection, local file inclusion and cross-site scripting.

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December 31, 2020

The 2020 SolarWinds reality check: As cleanup continues, community considers implications

What might go down as the most consequential story of the year for the cybersecurity community only surfaced in December. And yet, experts predict years of clean up, both physical and political, and potential shifts in how the nation secures the supply chain.

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December 31, 2020

Ticketmaster fined $10 million in corporate espionage scheme

Ticketmaster tried to steal both a client and design ideas from a competitor by logging into the back-end system with a former employer's login credentials.

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December 30, 2020

2021 strategy predictions: Shifts in business models, shifts in security priorities

Enhanced email security? Growth of digital identities? Vulnerability management born from mergers and acquisitions? Here, cybersecurity experts offer their take on what strategic shifts we should expect within the enterprise.

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December 30, 2020

New Golang worm turns Windows and Linux servers into monero miners

The potential number of systems is staggering: There are 5.5 million MySQL, Tomcat, Jenkins, and WebLogic devices connected to the internet that could be vulnerable.

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December 30, 2020

Cerberus Cyber Sentinel buys Alpine Security

The deal, and implication of more to come, hint at increased hunger for third-party security auditing services in the face of worsening cybercrime, and an increasingly complex regulatory compliance landscape.

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December 30, 2020

A new year, a new administration: Doors open in 2021 for public-private cooperation

While much is speculative, a few aspects of how the government’s information security interactions with the private sector have begun to crystalize.

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December 29, 2020

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, a partner of defense companies and agencies, reports breach

Of particular concern among some cybersecurity experts is the fact that the company took several months to report to the incidents, which stemmed from unauthorized access to servers from overseas offices.

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December 29, 2020

2021 threat predictions: Bad actors that honed their craft with COVID are ready to go big

Cyber experts expect more sophisticated attacks to come – with ransomware and phishing continuing at a steady, but more advanced clip, and emerging threats tied to deepfakes and 5G beginning to show impact.

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