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1.  Android Clickjacking Attacks Possible from Google Play Apps via Search Security

    • Android's latest release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow doesn’t completely protect users from possible clickjacking attacks via Google Play Apps. http://mim.ec/2qxzB29

2.  Ransomware based on leaked NSA tools spreads to dozens of countries via Tech Crunch

    • A ransomware attack seemingly based on leaked NSA hacking tools is spreading like wildfire among unpatched Windows systems worldwide.http://mim.ec/2raKmVk

3.  Amazon’s Third-Party Sellers Get Ripped Off By Hackers via NBC News

    • Hackers exploit third-party Amazon sellers by taking over dormant accounts and changing banking information. They then post fake merchandise, make the sell and collect the cash. http://mim.ec/2o1jOnp

4.  CIA Tools Exposed By Wikileaks Linked to Hacking Across 16 Countries via ZD Net

    • Security researchers confirm that the CIA hacking tools exposed by Wikileaks were used in at least 16 different countries. http://mim.ec/2nEMYg8

5. Cultivating a Cybersecurity-First Corporate Culture via SC Magazine

    • Focusing on a corporate culture that encourages employees to think about cyber security can help defend against threats. http://mim.ec/2nZi2qR

6.  How to Avoid Being Attacked by Ransomware via PC World

    • http://mim.ec/2o7BGRN

7.  Location Tracking Android Spyware Found in Google Play Store via ZD Net

    • Android malware capable of accessing smartphone users' location and sending it to cyberattackers remained undetected in the Google Play store for three years, according to a security company. http://mim.ec/2q3ItvL

8.  Top 5 email security best practices to prevent malware distribution via CSO Online

    • Ryan Francis of CSO Online shows tips via a slideshow on how to prevent malware distribution in the office. http://mim.ec/2o2HL0E

9.  Downtime is key cost of ransomware attack via Information Age

    • A survey from Imperva has highlighted downtime as the key cost of ransomware attacks, with respondents revealing an attack could cost businesses $5,000 to $20,000 a day on average. http://mim.ec/2n7BUYB

10.  Profiling The Insider Threat - Breaking Down a Complex Security Term via Info Security

    • This article helps identify the five insider threats that can cause a breach and highlights the complexity of understanding the insider threat. http://mim.ec/2q4176V


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