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HBO hacked, ‘Game of Thrones’ episodes leaked

On July 31, HBO joined the list of network providers who have been hacked this year when a hacker, or hackers, released the fourth episode of "Game of Thrones" early online, with the added threat that they had more. … Continue Reading

University loses $1.9M in single phishing email scam

Are phishing scams one of the things that keep you up at night? Might it be because you know how easy it is to lose almost $2 million, or how easy it would be for a user to compromise all the security measures you have in place? … Continue Reading

Microsoft to kill beloved MS Paint program

Tragedy rocked the online world this week when Microsoft released its plans to kill MS Paint, a simple image editing and creation program that's been on Windows OS for 32 years. … Continue Reading

Black Hat USA streamed live from Mandalay Bay

Couldn't make it out to Vegas for the Black Hat USA conference this year? That's no problem, since Dark Reading is bringing some of the conference coverage to you. … Continue Reading

Hadoop databases expose 5,120TB of data

Do you remember the MongoDB apocalypse, when improperly configured online databases exposed 25TB of data? There's now a much larger risk that threatens companies worldwide. … Continue Reading

Password management service compromised in attack

People use password managers because they’re supposed to be safer than several alternatives, such as writing down passwords on a piece of paper or using the same one across multiple accounts. … Continue Reading

Missing laptop? Your firm could be out $2.5M when replacing it

The cost of replacing a stolen laptop? $2.5 million. … Continue Reading

Every Fortune 500 company exposed on the darknet

If you believed Fortune 500 companies, with their larger budgets and widespread global influence, had stronger cybersecurity than small and mid-sized companies, you'd be mistaken. … Continue Reading

Proof that helping people can be a total waste of time and money

No doubt you've heard the buzz-phrase that you're part of a larger team at your company. Everyone works together to make sure things are running smoothly and everyone looks out for each other. As it turns out, according to two separate studies, that approach may be taxing on IT staff- sorry, team members. … Continue Reading

Protect against wave of malware that poses as an unassuming invoice

Most attacks your users fall for involve some form of executable file or macro that needs to be run. But there’s a current attack that’s posing as a harmless invoice – and users don’t even need to click on the link. … Continue Reading