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

Posted on 18th June 2019

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 it does one thing better than any other method: it tricks victims into partaking in their own attack. Some of the most lucrative phishing emails […]

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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

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 there is suspicious activity on the account. The research, conducted by a team from Google alongside researchers from New York University […]

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

Posted on 11th June 2019

Note: We have updated this story to reflect new information after Stack Overflow changed its original announcement and shared more details on the security incident.
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 almost a week after they gained unauthorized access to its

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How We Collectively Can Improve Cyber Resilience

Posted on 9th June 2019

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

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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. Websites suffer an average of…

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Microsoft worm warning: Windows users urged to patch now

Posted on 2nd June 2019

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 Desktop Services (formerly known as Terminal Services), and although Microsoft says it has not yet seen any malicious hackers exploiting the flaw it believes that it is […]

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The Data Problem in Security

Posted on 28th May 2019

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

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P2P Weakness Exposes Millions of IoT Devices

Posted on 26th May 2019

A peer-to-peer (P2P) communications technology built into millions of security cameras and other consumer electronics includes several critical security flaws that expose the devices to eavesdropping, credential theft and remote compromise, new research has found.

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

Posted on 24th May 2019

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 the promise that your experience will be tailored to your liking, that the ads you’ll see will be the ones you […]

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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, although…

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