This Is How Much a ‘Mega Breach’ Really Costs

LinuxSecurity.com: Companies hit with a data breach pay an average of $3.86 million around the world, marking a 6.4% increase from last year. It’s no small amount for any company, but a few million is only a small fraction of the cost of “mega breaches,” which compromise at least 1 million records.

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Not All Hacks Are Created Equal

LinuxSecurity.com: Hacks, breaches and security intrusions are in the headlines on a day-to-day basis, but these hacks aren’t all created equal. According to new analysis from HackerOne, the kind of intrusion differs by industry and breach type.

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Asian Countries Frequent Targets of APT Attacks

LinuxSecurity.com: In a live webinar today, Kaspersky Lab experts presented their review of Q2 2018 advanced persistent threat (APT) activity. In addition to charting the latest campaigns, tools and techniques deployed by established threat actors, Vicente Diaz and Costin Raiu, security researchers in Kaspersky Lab’s global research and analysis team, also discussed the reawakening of previously quiet groups, revealing that Asia was the epicenter of APT activity during Q2 2018.

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