You’d better change your birthday – hackers may know your PIN

Posted on 21st July 2019

Are you in the 26% of people who use one of these PIN codes to unlock their phones?

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Email Threats Continue to Grow as Attackers Evolve, Innovate

Posted on 16th July 2019

Threat actors increasingly using malicious URLs, HTTPS domains, file-sharing sites in email attacks, FireEye says.

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FBI Warns of Dangers in ‘Safe’ Websites

Posted on 14th July 2019

Criminals are using TLS certificates to convince users that fraudulent sites are worthy of their trust.

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Cybersecurity pros think the enemy is winning

Posted on 9th July 2019

Recent research from Malwarebytes, ISSA, and ESG find that security professionals have little confidence in their ability to prevent their organization from being breached. What’s behind this mindset? And how can we turn the tide to stay a step ahead of the criminals?

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The Minefield of Corporate Email

Posted on 7th July 2019

Email security challenges CISOs as cybercriminals target corporate inboxes with malware, phishing attempts, and various forms of fraud.

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The aftermath of a data breach: A personal story

Posted on 2nd July 2019

Criminals used my account to launder credit card transactions into cash, at least where the company transacted with was willing to refund

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Impersonation Attacks Up 67% for Corporate Inboxes

Posted on 30th June 2019

Article by Kelly Sheridan, DarkReading Nearly three-quarters of organizations hit with impersonation attacks experienced direct losses of money, customers, and data. Email-based cyberattacks are going up, causing confidence in security defenses to fall as businesses grapple…

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Microsoft Adds 2FA-Protected “Personal Vault” Within OneDrive Cloud Storage

Posted on 26th June 2019

Microsoft has introduced a new password-protected folder within its OneDrive online file storage service that will allow you to keep your sensitive and important files protected and secured with an extra layer of authentication.
Dubbed Personal Vault, the new OneDrive folder can only be accessed with an additional step of identity verification, such as your fingerprint, face, PIN, or a

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First American Financial Corp. Leaked Hundreds of Millions of Title Insurance Records

Posted on 25th June 2019

The Web site for Fortune 500 real estate title insurance giant First American Financial Corp. [NYSE:FAF] leaked hundreds of millions of documents related to mortgage deals going back to 2003, until notified this week by KrebsOnSecurity. The digitized records — including bank account numbers and statements, mortgage and tax records, Social Security numbers, wire transaction receipts, and drivers license images — were available without authentication to anyone with a Web browser.

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Legal Threats Make Powerful Phishing Lures

Posted on 23rd June 2019

Some of the most convincing email phishing and malware attacks come disguised as nastygrams from a law firm. Such scams typically notify the recipient that he/she is being sued, and instruct them to review the attached file and respond within a few days — or else. Here’s a look at a recent spam campaign that peppered more than 100,000 business email addresses with fake legal threats harboring malware.

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