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According to Protenus’ Health Care Breach Barometer, the Healthcare industry experienced a reported 31 data breach incidents during the first month of 2017.

A new spam campaign was spotted over the weekend, infecting victims with the TeamSpy data-stealing malware and giving cyber criminals full access to the compromised computers.

The governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo, announced Thursday comprehensive new cyber security regulations for the financial service industry, in an effort to improve cyber resilience within the financial sector and keep customer data safe.

Verizon’s initial offer of $4.8 billion has been taken off the table and reduced by about $250 million, according to a report released Wednesday on Bloomberg, with some even claiming the figure is as much as $350 million off.

According to the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the UK government has had to fight off at least 188 major cyber-attacks in the last three months, with increased Russian aggression particularly noticeable.

InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG), confirmed Friday that a credit card breach affected at least 12 of its properties in the United States.

The Michigan State Department of Technology has announced a potential exposure of personal identifiable information (PII) of nearly 2 million Michigan state employees.

Romantik Seehotel Jägerwirt, a luxury lakeside hotel in the Austrian Alps, experienced a ransomware attack last week that was said to have left hotel guests locked in their bedrooms until the ransom was paid.

A new whitepaper released by the World Economic Forum Future of Digital Economy and Society System Initiative intends to help boards understand the cyber risks they are facing in 2017.

Lloyds Bank was forced to go offline after a 48-hour Denial of Service (DDOS) attack crippled their systems and blocked access to 20 million UK accounts.

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