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Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on IT security and compliance from industry experts New Net Technologies.

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A report by Neustar Inc. has revealed an increase in the number and size of DDoS attacks in the United States, their costly and devastating effects on brand perception, and a heightened state of preparedness for U.S. businesses.

Over a year on from the debacle of Target’s security breach and has anything really changed? Despite the weeks of forensic analysis and the astronomical cost incurred by the company, retailer after retailer is still falling foul of the same form of malware attack. So just what is going wrong?

From Target to Home Depot and most recently the Carbanak APT – estimated to have stolen $1B from banks around the world – the fallout of a major breach is horrendous.

However strong the perimeter security, in the vast majority of organizations there are far too many opportunities for hackers or malware attacks to slide in undetected.

An article on SC Magazine reports that 40 percent of large organizations will have formal plans to address “aggressive” cyber-security business disruption attacks by 2018, according to research outfit Gartner.

SIM card maker Gemalto has responded to claims made in recent Snowden leaks that government spies hacked encryption keys it used to protect cell phone communications.

We wrote about the Anunak/Carbanak hacker gang in a previous entry but there is a nicely detailed and illustrated report now available on-line. 

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Ransomware attacks are on the increase as reported previously*, but it seems that the threat of a DDOS attack may not be the only extortion muscle being employed.

News breaking today that a new batch of stolen card numbers made available for sale all have something in common – all have been used recently for Book2Park.com reservations. This makes it likely that this was the source of the card data theft.

It has been said before, but if you need another marker to show just how marginalized anti-virus technology is becoming, research carried out by Lastline Labs really brings the message home.

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