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Former Citibank employee sentenced for shutting down 90% of firm's network

A former Citibank employee was sentenced to 21 months in prison after wiping routers and shutting down 90 percent of the firm's network access across North America.

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98% of enterprise cloud apps are not GDPR ready

Enterprises are using 20 times more cloud apps than IT estimates, with most using an average of 841 across their extended networks.

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Russian web hub Deer.io offering stolen goods and exploit services, report

A robust underground marketplace for the sale of stolen products from compromised accounts as well as shady online services has been detected in Russia.

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Rival cyber-gang leaks private keys of Chimera ransomware

Creators of the rival Petya and Mischa ransomware programmes have leaked the private keys of Chimera ransomware.

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BYOD policies essential to keep data secure in the public sector

Several organisations within the public sector still need to give 'Bring Your Own Device' (BYOD) initiatives proper consideration. Only then can security risks be avoided and the benefits of BYOD completely achieved.

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Arab-Americans join privacy groups in DNC anti-surveillance push

An Arab-American policy organisation has joined with civil liberties and privacy groups to address domestic surveillance policies that target Arab American and American Muslim communities.

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UK testing social media logins for authentication

To enhance the use of its web portal, gov.uk, the UK government is testing the use of its subscribers' social media logins as an authentication method.

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Anonymous breaches Turkish Natural Gas company

A tranche of data from a Turkish natural gas company, Izmir Gaz, has been leaked online by the hacktivist group Anonymous in a seemingly convoluted attempt to get at the Turkish government

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23% of businesses say they stop a data breach every day

Nearly a quarter (23 percent) of businesses claim that they stop a data breach every day.