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70% of UK critical infrastructure organisations could be liable for fines under the NIS Directive

May 3, 2018
More than two thirds of UK critical infrastructure organisations (70%) have suffered from service outages on their IT networks in the past two years, leaving them potentially vulnerable to receiving fines under the new NIS Regulations which come into force next week, according to data revealed under the Freedom of Information Act by Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of real-time DDoS defence solutions.
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35% of outages at critical infrastructure organisations caused by cyber-attacks

May 2, 2018
Around 70 percent of critical infrastructure organisations in the UK suffered from service outages, many of them due to cyber-attacks in the past two years, a Freedom of Information request by security firm Corero Network Security has revealed.
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Millions of fibre broadband routers open to remote control by hackers

May 2, 2018
Critical vulnerability allows attackers to bypass authentication. Security researchers have found flaws in fibre-optic broadband routers that enable hackers to bypass security and takeover devices.
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Two-thirds of critical infrastructure firms have suffered service outages in last two years

May 1, 2018
Corero Network Security study reveals that over a third of the service outages reported in the study (35%) were believed to have been caused by cyber attacks.
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FOI Request Rings Alarm Bells on Critical Infrastructure Security

May 1, 2018
With just eight days to go until the EU’s Network and Information Systems (NIS) Directive becomes legally enforceable, a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to 312 critical infrastructure providers across the UK is ringing industry alarm bells.
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A Quarter of UK CNI Firms Have Suffered Cyber-Attack Outages

May 1, 2018
Over a third of critical infrastructure (CNI) outages in the UK over the past year were down to cyber-attacks, according to a new Freedom of Information request.
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UK critical services need to up cyber defences to avoid fines

May 1, 2018
UK critical infrastructure providers could be liable for fines of millions of pounds if they do not improve their cyber defences and resilience of their IT infrastructure, a study reveals.
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Necurs Botnet Development

May 1, 2018
Hackers using the Necurs Botnet are now using a new technique to trick victims into opening an email with an archive folder which unzips to a standard folder icon to hide .URL files that automatically download what is known as Quant loader according to Trend Micro.
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“Two-thirds” of UK infrastructure providers have suffered IT outages

May 1, 2018
More than two thirds of UK infrastructure organisations (70 per cent) have suffered service outages on their IT networks over the last two years, according to data obtained under Freedom of Information laws.
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Individual DDoS Attacks Can Cost Enterprises US$ 50,000 (£35,000)

April 19, 2018
DDoS attacks can cost enterprises $50,000 (£35,000) per attack – but lost revenue is still only considered to be the fourth most damaging consequence of this type of cyber-attack, according to research published today by Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions.
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Security Pros Claim Biggest DDoS Threat is Customer Trust Loss

April 19, 2018
DDoS attacks cost businesses $50,000 per attack but lost revenue is not the most damaging impact, according to new research from Corero Network Security.
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DDoS attacks cost up to £35,000

April 18, 2018
Despite the direct financial impact of DDoS attacks, this is not considered to be the most damaging effect on companies targeted this way, a survey shows.
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Individual DDoS Attacks Can Cost Enterprises US$ 50,000 (£35,000)

April 18, 2018
DDoS attacks can cost enterprises $50,000 (£35,000) per attack – but lost revenue is still only considered to be the fourth most damaging consequence of this type of cyber-attack, according to research published today by Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions.
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Individual DDoS attacks can cost enterprises US$50,000, finds Corero Network Security

April 18, 2018
DDoS attacks can cost enterprises $50,000 (€40,419.43) per attack – but lost revenue is still only considered to be the fourth most damaging consequence of this type of cyber-attack, according to research published by Corero Network Security a provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions.
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Individual DDoS attacks can cost enterprises US$ 50,000

April 18, 2018
DDoS attacks can cost enterprises $50,000 per attack – but lost revenue is still only considered to be the fourth most damaging consequence of this type of cyber-attack, according to research published by Corero Network Security.
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DDoS attacks see firms coughing up £35,000 on average

April 18, 2018
But this is only the 'fourth most-damaging consequence'', Corero warns.
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DDoS attacks costing UK firms £35,000 per attack

April 18, 2018
New research highlights the financial and reputational cost of DDoS attacks.
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Cybercriminal Use Of UPnP

April 16, 2018
Cyber criminals are leveraging the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol found in all routers for various criminal activities.
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How 40% of Britain’s key infrastructure from the NHS to power supplies are ‘highly vulnerable’ to Russian cyber attacks

April 16, 2018
Cyber experts have warned Russia could wage cyber warfare on the UK.
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Ransomware Still A Top Cybersecurity Threat

April 14, 2018
A new report by Verizon revealed that ransomware is the most common type of malware, found in 39 percent of malware-related data breaches – double that of last year’s DBIR – and accounts for over 700 incidents.
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Top 5 Reasons You Should Have Cyber Insurance

April 10, 2018
The average hack cost businesses £857,000 in 2017, according to PwC’s Global State of Information Security Survey 2018.
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Update: Cyber-attack knocks US Energy Services Group offline

April 9, 2018
A cyberattack against Energy Services Group (ESG), which handles customer transactions for natural gas pipelines owned by several energy firms, has knocked the company's systems offline.
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UK businesses face growing threat from cyber-attacks – report

April 9, 2018
National Cyber Security Centre finds increase in criminal online attacks against UK firms in 2017
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US Gas Pipelines Hit by Cyber-Attack

April 4, 2018
Several US gas pipelines have been hit after a cyber-attack targeted a third-party supplier.
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Cyberattack knocks Energy Services Group offline

April 3, 2018
A cyberattack against Energy Services Group (ESG), which handles customer transactions for natural gas pipelines owned by several energy firms, has knocked the company's systems offline.
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