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  • UK govt gives money to SMEs for improving their cyber security

    24.04.2013

    More small businesses than ever are facing the threat of losing confidential information through cyber attacks, according to research published by the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

  • Google ups prizes in Chromium bug bounty program

    15.08.2012

    Since a vulnerability rewards program for open source web browser project Chromium was instituted in early 2010, many vulnerabilities have been found and dealt with, and researchers have been rewarded by Google with amounts that ranged from $500 to $1337 - depending on the severity of the bug - or even $10,000 for multiple bugs and impressive reports.

  • Facebook deceived developers and users with Verified Apps program

    14.08.2012

    The privacy settlement that the US Federal Trade Commission and Facebook agreed on last November has been finalized on Friday and, unlike Google earlier that week, Facebook managed to avoid paying any fines.

  • PayPal sets up bug bounty program

    22.06.2012

    Joining the likes of Google, Facebook, Mozilla and others, PayPal has announced that it will be offering money for information about security bugs that affect their site (www.paypal.com).

  • Breaches of large organizations are at a record high

    25.04.2012

    The number of large organizations being hacked into is at a record high; the overall cost of security breaches to UK plcs is now billions of pounds a year, a new survey of 447 UK businesses shows.




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Nine patterns make up 92 percent of security incidents

Posted on 23 April 2014.  |  Researchers have found that 92 percent of the 100,000 security incidents analyzed over the past ten years can be traced to nine basic attack patterns that vary from industry to industry.


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