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East Midlands Ambulance Service loses patient data again

East Midlands Ambulance Service loses patient data again

The East Midlands Ambulance Service has lost a data storage device containing 42,000 patient report forms - the second time it has lost sensitive patient data in three years. read more »

How a hacker could cause chaos on city streets

Traffic is chaotic enough in major cities, but imagine how much worse it would be if a criminal hacker got control of the traffic lights. read more »

CryptoWall ransom Trojan has infected 625,000 systems, says Dell SecureWorks

Is ransom malware business on the wane at last? New figures from Dell SecureWorks suggest that the current market leader, CryptoWall, hasn't been as profitable as the infamous CryptoLocker despite infecting more PCs and holding hostage a staggering 5.25 billion files. read more »

Backoff malware infections are more widespread than thought

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CryptoWall held over half-a-million computers hostage, encrypted 5 billion files

A file-encrypting ransomware program called CryptoWall infected over 600,000 computer systems in the past six months and held 5 billion files hostage, earning its creators more than US$1 million, researchers found. read more »

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In Depth

Kicking the stool out from under the cybercrime economy

Put simply, cybercrime, especially financial malware, has the potential to be quite the lucrative affair. That's only because the bad guys have the tools to make their work quick and easy, though. read more »

Is the open plan office a data security headache?

Today, more and more businesses are foregoing the traditional design setup of cubicles and closed-off offices for an open floor plan. read more »

Boost your security training with gamification

Getting employees to take security seriously can be a game that everyone wins. read more »

ERP security: Protecting the pipeline by focusing on business-critical platforms

In early July, news circulated that a Chinese manufacturer stood accused of tampering with the firmware of hand-held scanners. read more »

For Your Eyes Only: Corporate espionage using social channels – is your company at risk?

Recent revelations concerning the techniques used by the spy agency, GCHQ to ‘protect’ the UK highlight some of the shadier methods it deploys for online surveillance or to manipulate and distort online discussion. Many of the techniques deployed by GCHQ bear a disturbing resemblance to those used by cyber criminals for their own commercial gain and in corporate espionage. read more »

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Payment cards with chips aren't perfect, so encrypt everything, experts say

The EMV or 'chip-and-PIN' system is not without security flaws, researchers warned

Tech pros in healthcare, retail and finance admit they are failing on data compliance

Not enough manpower and too much data growth

The 10 most terrifying security nightmares revealed at the Black Hat and Def Con hacker conferences

Hacked planes. Unstoppable, utterly malicious flash drives. Hotel automation gone crazy. These are the 10 most terrifying security stories out of the premier hacker and security conferences in Las Vegas.

Kicking the stool out from under the cybercrime economy

Cripple the automated processes presented by malware platforms and the threats aren't quite so serious

Black Hat 2014: How to crack just about everything

From mobile phones and cars to IPv6, security researchers have turned their skills against a world of technology

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