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1.5 billion confidential data files publicly available - that's more than 12 petabytes of data
Credit card data, medical records, payroll data, intellectual property and tax information are all available publicly online with no data protection.
Digital shadows looks at fake news, disinformation and how they affect business reputations
Russia is just the tip of the iceberg for this issue with regular misinformation campaigns and attacks observed worldwide.
2017 Equifax breach: Impact and lessons learned
Digital Shadows VP, Rick Holland discusses the recent breach, its impact to Equifax and what other organisations can learn from it.
Once prominent infection method now declining - short blip or for good?
An expert from Digital Shadows dissects the once prominent method of infection known as exploit kits and whether they remain a threat.
Digital Shadows discovers credit card crime ring cashing in on $24b a year
A professional ecosystem has emerged that is providing e-learning courses to allow aspiring cybercriminals to make USD$12k in monthly earnings.
Alphabay disappears: Three scenarios to look for next
Exit scams are one of the risks when conducting business in criminal marketplaces.
Major Dark Web Player goes offline: Could it be an exit scam?
One of the Dark Web's biggest marketplaces for illegal online trades was taken offline this week, with reports circulating that it was an 'exit scam'.
A system wiper with no recourse: Researchers discover what NotPetya attack was really after
ESET senior research fellow Nick FitzGerald says that NotPetya was most likely a state-sponsored attack through malware.
Don't expect Govt to protect NZ healthcare firms from cyber attacks, health expert warns
“None of us can pass the buck and assume that its up to the government and big corporates to protect New Zealand health organisations."
Here's why WannaCry might be the tip of the iceberg
Much ink is still being expended trying to determine who was responsible for WannaCry and what their motives were. But there's a bigger lesson here.
Poor password choices make it easy for credential stuffing attacks, Digital Shadows warns
“Enterprises - and the companies that work for and with them - need to be better prepared for this sort of brute force attack."
In-depth: Security experts explain the WannaCry ransomware's world domination
Does it make you WannaCry? Experts from around the world comment on the ransomware's deadly attacks over the weekend, & if there's a way to stop it.