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DNS redirection security mechanism flawed say researchers

Cloud-based security providers commonly use DNS redirection to protect customers' websites: however, computer scientists from KU Leuven, Belgium, and digital research centre iMinds have found that the protected IP address can be retrieved in more than 70 percent of cases.

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Retail sector now at highest risk of cybercrime

New research published in the NTT 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Report reveals that cybercriminals have shifted their focus from traditional financial markets, to targeting the retail sector. Retail organizations experienced nearly three times as many cyberattacks as those in the finance sector

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