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A Country in Crisis: Data Privacy in the US

Data privacy in the US is a growing problem caused primarily by the exponential increase of digital data, the trend of moving data storage to the cloud, and lack of a federal data privacy regulation.

Sophos Confirms Restructuring Plans, Denies Blog Closure

Sophos has confirmed that it is implementing some internal restructuring, but denied that it plans to close its Naked Security blog.

Fraudulent iOS VPN Apps Attempt to Scam Users

Digital security and privacy company Avast has issued a warning after it discovered three VPN Apps, available on the Apple App Store, which it claimed are fraudulent and appear to be ‘fleeceware.’

Cyber-Attack Hits US Nuclear Missile Sub-Contractor

The hackers claimed to have stolen top-secret nuclear missile data, encrypted hard drives, and began leaking documents from Westech International, a sub-contractor for Northrup Grumman.

Police Disruption Erodes Trust on Dark Web

Law enforcement activity over recent years is eroding trust on the dark web and forcing cyber-criminals to try new tactics, according to new Trend Micro research.

Nearly One Fifth of Law Firms Show Signs of Compromise

Experts are calling for the legal sector to be defined as critical to securing national infrastructure, after revealing that 100% of law firms were targeted by attackers in the first quarter of 2020.

Online Retailers Brace for COVID19 Fraud Surge

Most UK retailers are expecting a surge in online fraud due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, with many customers having already experienced account takeover (ATO) attacks, according to Riskified.

Police Catch Suspected Hackers Planning COVID-19 Hospital Ransomware

Police in Europe have swooped on a cybercrime gang they suspect of planning ransomware attacks using COVID-19 lures against hospitals.

Critical Flaws Found in Cyberoam Security Devices

Researchers revealed that the main flaw in Cyberoam’s security involved two separate weaknesses in how an email is "released from quarantine" on a Cyberoam device.

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