Category: Accent

Website Attack Attempts Rose by 69% in 2018

Posted on 4th June 2019

Post by Curtis Franklin Jr, DarkReading

Millions of websites have been compromised, but the most likely malware isn't cyptomining: it's quietly stealing files and redirecting traffic, a new Sitelock report shows.

Websites...

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Microsoft worm warning: Windows users urged to patch now

Posted on 2nd June 2019

Post by Graham Cluley, HotForSecurity Microsoft is urging computer users to patch their systems now against a critical vulnerability that could be exploited by a fast-moving worm. The vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) is in Remote...

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The Data Problem in Security

Posted on 28th May 2019

Article by Julian Waits, DarkReading

CISOs must consider reputation, resiliency, and regulatory impact to establish their organization's guidelines around what data matters most.

Today's CIOs are the stewards of company data, responsible...

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P2P Weakness Exposes Millions of IoT Devices

Posted on 26th May 2019

A map showing the distribution of some 2 million iLinkP2P-enabled devices that are vulnerable to eavesdropping, password theft and possibly remote compromise, according to new research.

Post by Brian Krebs, KrebsonSecurity

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The Internet knows your every move – this is why you should care

Posted on 24th May 2019

Post by Filip Truta, Hot For Security In today’s digital economy, every company wants your data – from things like your email address and credit card number, right down to your deepest desires. And you willingly hand over this data on...

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Hacked AV companies named in ‘code for sale’ breach

Posted on 21st May 2019

Article by Bardley Barth, SC Media

McAfee, Symantec and Trend Micro are reportedly the anti-virus companies whose source code the cyber-criminal group Fxmsp claims to have stolen. Comments issued by the vendors minimised the threat,...

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Ongoing Attack Stealing Credit Cards From Over A Hundred Shopping Sites

Posted on 19th May 2019

Researchers from Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360's NetLab have revealed details of an ongoing credit card hacking campaign that is currently stealing payment card information of customers visiting more than 105 e-commerce websites.

While monitoring...

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How Not to Acknowledge a Data Breach

Posted on 14th May 2019

Posted by Brian Krebs, KrebsonSecurity I’m not a huge fan of stories about stories, or those that explore the ins and outs of reporting a breach. But occasionally I feel obligated to publish such accounts when companies respond to a breach...

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Small Business Cyber Security: The Ostrich Effect

Posted on 31st March 2019

Posted by Art Gross, Trust Secure Now

Some small business owners will realize I’m describing them after they read this blog, but then those same c-level guys won’t see it and even if they do,...

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The Psychology of Falling for a Phishing Email

Posted on 27th March 2019

Posted by Art Gross, Trust Secure Now

Phishing is a cybercrime that has been around for many years, where targets are sent malicious emails claiming to be from a legitimate individual or organization to trick...

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