Category: Security

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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‘Your account has been locked’ – 7 telltale signs of a phishing scam

Posted on 18th June 2019

Post by Filip Truta, Hot For Security According to study after study, phishing remains the most efficient attack vector for bad actors to steal your data. Even though attackers have plenty of options, they prefer phishing because...

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Don’t have your account hijacked. Secure your online accounts with more than a password, says Google

Posted on 16th June 2019

Post by Graham Cluley, Hot For Security Research published at the end of last week argues that the typical user can significantly harden the security of their online accounts by linking a recovery phone number that can send an alert if...

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Hackers Breach Stack Overflow Q&A Site, Some Users’ Data Exposed

Posted on 11th June 2019

Published by Swati Khandelwal, The Hacker News

Stack Overflow, one of the largest question and answer site for programmers, revealed today that unknown hackers managed to exploit a bug in its development tier and then...

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How We Collectively Can Improve Cyber Resilience

Posted on 9th June 2019

Post by Todd Weller, Dark Reading

Three steps you can take, based on Department of Homeland Security priorities.

At the 2019 RSA Conference earlier this year, Chris Krebs, director of the Department...

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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.


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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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