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Hilary Tuttle

In anticipation of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina next week, the Insurance Information Institute collated data on the range of damage it caused, including insurance claims by coverage and state, National Flood Insurance Program losses, and other sources of recovery funds. The costliest hurricane in U.S. history, Katrina killed 1,800 people and cost $125 […]

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Maintaining enterprise security only gets more difficult, as additional means of cyberattack and increasingly sophisticated techniques are added to attackers’ arsenal. “Our personal and professional attack surfaces have never been greater, and they are only expected to grow as organizations and individuals continue to increase their reliance on the digitally connected world for a variety […]

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Photo: Black Hat USA 2015 LAS VEGAS—At Black Hat 2015, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek gave one of the most highly anticipated and best-attended presentations, even far beyond the elite infosecurity experts gathered here this week. The already notable duo of hackers made international headlines two weeks ago when they demonstrated more than a year’s […]

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LAS VEGAS—One of the hottest topics in cyberthreat detection right now is the rise of malvertising, online advertising with hidden malware that is distributed through legitimate ad networks and websites. On Monday, Yahoo! acknowledged that one of these attacks had been abusing their ad network since July 28—potentially the biggest single attacks, given the site’s […]

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