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Amazon Prime Day is in full effect and so are hackers working on elaborate phishing scams targeting Amazon shoppers. 

A new survey has found that North American homes have the highest density of Internet of Things (IoT) devices of any region in the world.

Are IoT (Internet of Things) devices security time bombs waiting to explode, or just benign and hugely-beneficial technological advances? As ever, the truth is somewhere in between, but there is a very simple test you can apply to assess which end of the spectrum a device sits at: ‘It depends’.

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Security researchers are warning ICS managers that a Russian hacking group linked to an attempt to blow up a Saudi oil plant has been found inside a second critical infrastructure (CNI) facility.

The latest research from Carbon Black claims that the cyber-criminal community spends over $1T per year on developing new attack methods, compared to the $96B spent by organizations per year to protect themselves from attacks.

The National Bank of Blacksburg lost $2.4 million in a series of cyber-attacks that affected the firm’s STAR ATM and debit networks after an employee fell for a phishing scam email, allowing hackers to compromise the firm’s internal networks.

According to an alert published by the FBI last week, the losses and potential losses reported as a result of business email compromise (BEC) and email account compromise (EAC) scams is over $12 billion globally.

The US- CERT has issued a technical alert warning of two pieces of malware that are said to be used by the North Korean government.

The U.S. Justice Department seized an internet domain that directed a botnet of 500,000 infected home and office network routers, controlled by the Russian hacking group that hit the Democratic National Committee in 2016.

Department store operator, Sears, and airline operator, Delta Air Lines, announced yesterday that payment card information belonging to some of their customers could have been exposed as part of a data breach at [24]7.ai.

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