Category: Security

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

Posted on 21st July 2019

Article by Jake Moore, at WeLiveSecurity

You’ve likely seen a list of top 25 passwords that get reused time and time again – “password” is a usual suspect – but what about phone...

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Email Threats Continue to Grow as Attackers Evolve, Innovate

Posted on 16th July 2019

Article by Jai Vijayan, News at DarkReading

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

Email continues to be an extremely effective vector for delivering...

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FBI Warns of Dangers in ‘Safe’ Websites

Posted on 14th July 2019

Article by Curtis Franklin Jr, DarkReading

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

One of the most common mechanisms used to secure web...

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Cybersecurity pros think the enemy is winning

Posted on 9th July 2019

Article by Joan Goodchild, Malwarebytes Labs There is a saying in security that the bad guys are always one step ahead of defense. Two new sets of research reveal that the constant cat-and-a mouse game is wearing on security professionals, and...

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The Minefield of Corporate Email

Posted on 7th July 2019

Article by Kelly Sheridan, Dark Reading

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

Employee email accounts are prime targets for fraudsters,...

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The aftermath of a data breach: A personal story

Posted on 2nd July 2019

Article by Tony Anscombe, Welivesecurity

Last week I received a notification from Bank of America advising that my credit card may have been part of a compromise at an undisclosed merchant. The email does mention...

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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...

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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...

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

Posted on 25th June 2019

First American Financial Corp. Image: Linkedin. Article by Brian Krebs, Krebs on Security 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...

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Legal Threats Make Powerful Phishing Lures

Posted on 23rd June 2019

Article by Brian Krebs, Krebs on Security 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...

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