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IBM: $3.62M reasons to not overlook these four security flaws

With so many data breaches in the news, do you know what it takes to keep your company out of the next major headlines? According to the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a data breach is a whopping $3.62 million.

Which is the bigger data threat: Breaches … or your users?

Quick, which is more of a risk to data: keyloggers or phishing?

Adware-laden harmful extension poses as popular Adblock Plus

If your users or staff use adblockers, make sure they’re not downloading this Chrome extension posing as a legitimate program.

Deloitte’s cloud server emails hacked

Another hack rocked the world when Deloitte announced that it had been compromised in an attack about a year ago.

Is wave of new data-destruction ransomware the next NotPetya?

A new type of ransomware is sweeping across the globe, boasting 20 million attacks in a day.

Popular malware scanner compromised by malware

When you spend your time fighting monsters, beware you don’t become a monster yourself. If you’ve been using CCleaner for 32-bit Windows machines, you might want to evaluate those systems and run an actual malware scan.

Researcher hacks into companies through their help desk

If your company uses an internal messaging system – anything from Slack, Yammer or Facebook Workplace – it may be vulnerable in just a couple of clicks.

Top 10 most dangerous artists to search for online

Users searching for their favorite artists at work are putting the company’s data at risk.

Microsoft Security Intelligence Report: User account attacks up by 300%

If attacks seem to be on the rise, it’s not just because there’s more media buzz about them.

Symantec to host cybersecurity competition for education credit

As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, Symantec is hosting a challenge for IT and security employees.