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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Malicious software unintentionally downloaded by offshore oil workers has incapacitated computer networks on some rigs and platforms, exposing gaps in security that could pose serious risks to people and the environment, cybersecurity professionals told the Houston Chronicle."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"More than 20% of all malware was created in 2012; 74,000 new strains of malware are created every day; and one-in- three scanned computers are infected, says anti-malware company. "

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"According to the Cisco 2013 Annual Security Report, the highest concentration of online security sites does not come from 'risky' sites, such as pornography, pharmaceutical, or gambling sites, but from everyday sites...'In fact, Cisco found that online shopping sites are 21 times as likely, and search engines are 27 times as likely, to deliver malicious content than a counterfeit software site,' the study says. 'Online advertisements are 182 as times likely to deliver malicious content than pornography.'"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Twitter engineers shut down what they described as an "extremely sophisticated" hack attack on its network that exposed the cryptographically protected password data and login tokens for 250,000 users."

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