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Pressure is mounting on Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) to step up to the plate and protect British businesses from damaging cyber attacks. This is according to the CTO of Advanced, which has published a new white paper on the need for CTOs to act as the new lynchpin for connecting the entire organisation and ensuring cyber security becomes a board level priority.

2016 saw a big increase in financial phishing and banking malware, with crooks particularly targeting Android users, according to cybersecurity specialist Kaspersky Lab.

Hackers who succeeded it penetrating the Websites of several Polish banks last week appear to be behind a wave of malware attacks that have targeted banks in 31 countries since the end of last year.

The number of US data breaches tracked in 2016 hit an all-time record high of 1093, up 40% on the previous year, according to a new report from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and CyberScout.

Kaspersky Lab and HackerOne, the leading bug bounty platform, today announced results of the Hacking America: Cybersecurity Perception study, which revealed that American businesses and consumers still need a more comprehensive understanding of cyberthreats and how to protect personal and sensitive business data online.

A Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty to running an unlicensed money transmission business to launder the proceeds from a malware attack that successfully pilfered $1.2 million from customer bank accounts.

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) today shared its predictions for the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2017, derived from our expertise, customer insights, and market observations.

Sophisticated cyber security defenses are increasingly in high demand as a cyber security attack is now viewed as an inevitability. However, a majority of surveyed organizational leaders fear they are ill-equipped to address these threats head-on.

Several Polish banks have seen workstations infected with malware that appears to have originated from the country's financial regulator.

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, today announced the publication of “DDoS & Cyber Security Insights,” an in-depth research report that provides statistical analysis of the distributed denial of services (DDoS) attack and mitigation data collected through Neustar SiteProtect. The report examines the growth of DDoS attacks during 2016, providing specific insight into multiple attack vectors, such as DNSSEC amplification and Internet-of-things (IoT) botnets.

Intel Security today announced its second annual cloud security report, “Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky.” The report outlines the current state of cloud adoption, the primary concerns with private and public cloud services, security implications, and the evolving impact of Shadow IT of the more than 2,000 IT professionals surveyed.

Research from Capgemini highlights a striking dichotomy between the views of consumers and banking insiders about levels of security in financial services.

Joshua Aaron, the US fugitive suspected of carrying out the largest ever cyber attack on Wall Street, has returned to the US to face trial after hiding out in Russia for more than 18 months.

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