Security experts warn cloud computing in Australia is becoming an increasingly appealing target for hackers as businesses rapidly take up the technology.
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Increasingly under Internet attack, more and more businesses are participating in simulated computer attacks to learn how to spot and counter the tricky tactics used by hackers.
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When it comes to cyber security, small businesses risk losing not only their own data, but jeopardizing their partners’ data, too. Hackers are now targeting small businesses as the weakest links in larger supply chains, raising the stakes for any small company that gets breached.
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WASHINGTON – Cybersecurity threats have come a long way since hackers temporarily crippled the computer system at one of Chris Collins’ businesses a few years ago.For that reason, Collins – now Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence – Thursday dedicated his first hearing as chairman of a House Small Business subcommittee to the growing danger of cyberattacks, which he deemed an...
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Australia rises up the ranks of lucrative targets with small businesses and the manufacturing sector coming under increased fire.
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Symantec's Dublin hub, with 800 workers including 60 in its security division, plays a key part in global computer securityInside the tightly controlled security area of Symantec's Dublin headquarters, a screen on the wall flashes up hacking hotspots as they are detected around the world. Last year the company estimated it blocked nearly 250,000 cyber-attacks. One out of...
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Hackers are finding it pays to call ahead before sending malware-laden email. Symantec has seen what it describes as a sophisticated social engineering campaign aimed at French-speaking accounting and finance department employees. The victim is called and asked in French if they can process an invoice sent by email. The style of attack, known as "spear phishing," has been...
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Mayor Ed Lee announced Monday that San Francisco is making $12 million in affordable loans available to small businesses through the creation of the Emerging Business Loan Fund. “The Emerging Business Loan Fund will allow entrepreneurs and small businesses to secure the capital they need to innovate, grow their business and succeed,” Lee said in a statement. The fund will...
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The financial sector is under threat from increasingly sophisticated malware attacks a Symantec report has claimed, with many security solutions ineffective against modern Trojans. Following the proliferation of malware targeted at online banking over the past decade, financial institutions created custom security solutions to prevent fraud resulting from simple...
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Medical self-insurance is increasingly popular among small firms, say brokers and insurers.
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