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Insider Threats – Sometimes it is your Colleagues, and not Remote Attackers

Insiders pose the most substantial threat to organizations everywhere, a recent across-the-board study conducted by IBM demonstrates. Although in the majority of the cases, the insider is an employee of the company, he could also be a third party, such as an external contractor, a consultant or a business partner. 729 more words

Cyber Crime

Expedia IT guy made $300,000 by hacking own execs

A former Expedia IT professional admitted on Monday to illegally trading on secrets he discovered by hacking his own company’s senior executives. Jonathan Ly stole passwords and infiltrated devices of Expedia’s ( 32 more words

The Top 6 Cloud Insider Threats You Need to Worry About

Insider threats and the misuse of data stored in the cloud has long been a concern for agency and IT leaders. But what remains clear, according to a… 30 more words

Three Arrested After Suspected Insider Breach at Three

Three men have been arrested in connection with a data breach at UK operator Three which resulted in the illegal interception of mobile devices heading for customers.

Full article via InfoSecurity Magazine

Was Theft Of Money From 20,000 Tesco Bank Customers An Inside Job?

UK bank confirms attack, but so far has not used the word ‘hack.’

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Top CyberSecurity News For October 6th 2016

  1. NSA contractor arrest highlights challenge of insider threatFrom Washington Times. The arrest of a National Security Agency contractor for allegedly stealing classified information was the second known case of a government contractor being publicly accused of removing secret data from theintelligence agency since 2013.
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Failure to publish a report stokes a bank-heist scandal | The Economist

Since the heist became public knowledge through media reports in the Philippines, nearly a month after it happened, two theories have been suggested to explain how the thieves managed to send the New York Fed 35 properly authenticated SWIFT transfer orders. 282 more words

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