70+ common online scams used by cyber criminals and fraudsters

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The internet is the most widely used communication network ever constructed. It’s used by millions of humans and machines every second of every day. There are good and bad things happening on the interne, and among the bad things are ongoing attempts to scam innocent people out of their money or identities.

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UK IT professionals better at addressing security vulnerabilities than their US counterparts

New study from Outpost24 reveals key differences in security concerns faced by UK and US IT professionals

LONDON, U.K. – July 2, 2018 – Outpost24, an innovator in identifying and managing cyber-security exposure, today announced the results of a survey conducted at Infosecurity Europe, which looked at the attitudes of 269 IT professionals and revealed that UK organisations take a far more cautious approach to security than their US counterparts with 76 percent running security testing to understand their key assets and security exposure, in comparison to only 15 percent of US organisations.

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AI Technology Gets Green Light in South America

World’s First AI Traffic Light Technology Gets Green Light

 Real-Time Traffic Management Fueled by Artificial Intelligence

 First Pilot Begins in Latin American Capital this August

 The world needs traffic management solutions that are fully adaptive and dynamic in real-time.  They need to be able to respond to actual traffic conditions which fluctuate moment to moment and at Green Light, we have assembled a team of premier AI traffic programmers and veteran traffic engineers to create a truly smart system that will reduce pollution, congestion, frustration and ware on infrastructure.

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Adidas suffer data breach affecting millions

Adidas have suffered a security breach that may have put some of its customers’ data at risk. The company said that an “unauthorized party” said it had gained access to customer data on Adidas’ US website. Currently, it believes only customers who shopped on and purchased items from the US version of Adidas.com may have been affected by the breach.

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91% of Critical Incidents Involve Known, Legitimate Binaries Like PowerShell According to New Threat Report

91% of Critical Endpoint Security Events Leverage PowerShell to Cloak Detection When Targeting Midsized Businesses – eSentire Notes MSPs, Trusted Cloud Platforms, and Consumer-Grade Routers Also Pose Problems

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – June 27, 2018 – Opportunistic threat actors are leveraging trusted tools, like PowerShell, to retrieve and execute malicious code from remote sources. According to a new cyber threat report from eSentire, Inc., the largest pure-play Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider, 91% of endpoint incidents detected in Q1 2018 involved known, legitimate binaries, such as PowerShell or mshta.exe. These processes are used by opportunistic and targeted threats alike, allowing them to circumvent basic controls to deliver and install malware.

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Exactis leaked personal information database with 340 million records

It was reported yesterday that earlier this month, Exactis, a data broker based in Florida, had exposed a database containing nearly 340 million individual records on a publicly accessible server. The nearly 2 terabytes of data appears to include the personal information of hundreds of millions of American adults and millions of businesses. The leak doesn’t appear to contain any credit card information or social security numbers. It does however go into some detail for each individual listed, including phone numbers, home and email addresses, and other personal characteristics.

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Hundreds of Hotels Hit in FastBooking Breach

It was reported yesterday that FastBooking, a Paris-based provider of hotel-booking software, is alerting client hotels to a data breach in which an attacker lifted personal information and credit card data from guests of hundreds of properties. The breach took place on June 14, says FastBooking, which states it works with 4,000 partner hotels in 100 countries.

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