Cyber Monday Sales Shoot the Moon


Online sales hit a new record of $6.59 billion on Cyber Monday — a 17 percent increase from the $5.6 billion in last year’s sales for the day — making it the largest online shopping day in history, based on Adobe Analytics data released Tuesday. Mobile shopping also broke records, starting with the channel’s first-ever $2 billion sales day. Smartphone shopping reached new heights, accounting for almost 38 percent of e-commerce visits and more than 21 percent of revenue.

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Russian government hackers stole the NSA cyber defense plan, report claims

Hackers working for the Russian government stole NSA plans and documents on cyber defense off a contractor’s personal computer, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

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US, European energy firms targeted by shadowy cyber espionage group, experts warn

Energy firms in North America and Europe are facing a new wave of cyber attacks that could wreak havoc on their operations, according to security expert Symantec.

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North Korea possibly behind global cyberattack, researchers say

Cyber security researchers said Monday they may be able to link North Korea to the unprecedented global cyberattack that took more than 300,000 computers hostage in 150 countries last week.

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WannaCry ransomware attack: A look at other major cyber breaches, hackings

While this weekend’s attack could be the largest to date, cyber crime has been on the rise in recent years, according to a 2016 report.

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Cyber attack spreads across 74 countries; some UK hospitals crippled

Cyber attacks around the globe, hitting 74 countries across Europe and Asia and impacting the public health system in Britain, involved a leaked tool from the National Security Agency for hacking.

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Mysterious cyber attacks disrupt Twitter, Netflix, Spotify service

An Internet services company called Dyn was hit by several cyber attack Friday, snarling web traffic on the east coast of the United States.

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FBI investigating possible cyberbreach of New York Times reporters' email accounts

The FBI is probing a possible cyber breach of numerous company email accounts belonging to New York Times reporters by Russian government-linked hackers, a law enforcement source close to the investigation told Fox News on Tuesday.

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'Mayhem' rules as DARPA's battle of the machines hits Las Vegas

A system called “Mayhem” has clinched the $2 million top prize in DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge in a competition to use software that automatically defends networks against attacks.

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Russian hackers had access to all DNC email communcations, co-founder of security firm says

The co-founder of the security firm that investigated the dual cyber breaches of the Democratic National Committee’s computer network told Fox News on Tuesday one of the Russian-government linked intelligence groups responsible for the cyberattack had access to all email communications coming into the organization.

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Cyber security firm reportedly ties Bangladesh bank heist to Sony attack

A cyber security firm said in a report Friday that the malicious software used in the Bangladesh Central Bank heist in February is linked to the 2014 Sony hack attack.

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Security experts predict rise in cyber threats against Apple devices in 2016

Article Image Security firm Symantec expects cyber attacks against Apple products to rise in 2016, after malware attacks against iOS and Mac OS X spiked sharply this year.

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No censorship in Chinese Internet, says China's top censor

China’s cyber chief rejected criticism of the country’s Internet censorship Wednesday. The comments by Lu Wei, head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, came ahead of next week’s state-sponsored World Internet Conference in the town of Wuzhen.

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