Ransomware is Alive and Well – Here Are 10 Tips to Help Protect Your Organization

Posted on 6th March 2019

Remember ransomware, the malicious software that blocks computer access until a ransom demand is paid? The threat was huge and dominated headlines in the past but seems to have slowed down in recent months.

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Shining Light on the Dark Web

Posted on 3rd March 2019

We’ve all heard of the Dark Web. The infamous private corners of the internet that are only accessible through special software that mask your IP address

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“Stole $24 Million But Still Can’t Keep a Friend”

Posted on 27th February 2019

Unsettling new claims have emerged about Nicholas Truglia, a 21-year-old Manhattan resident accused of hijacking cell phone accounts to steal tens of millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies from victims.

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Cyber Security Week in Review (Feb. 22)

Posted on 25th February 2019

Welcome to this week’s Cyber Security Week in Review, where Cisco Talos runs down all of the news we think you need to know in the security world.

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Mystery Shopper Scams

Posted on 24th February 2019

Today, many people are working more than one job, and with the flexible options of contractor work, or work as needed opportunities, you can likely find something that fits your schedule and financial needs.

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How the U.S. Govt. Shutdown Harmed Security

Posted on 20th February 2019

The ongoing partial U.S. federal government shutdown is having a tangible, negative impact on cybercrime investigations, according to interviews with federal law enforcement investigators and a report issued this week by a group representing the interests of FBI agents.

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Phishing Campaign Leverages Google Translate as Camouflage

Posted on 17th February 2019

Crooks leverage Google Translate service as camouflage on mobile browsers in a phishing campaign aimed at stealing Google account and Facebook credentials.

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773M Password Megabreach is Years Old

Posted on 13th February 2019

My inbox and Twitter messages positively lit up today with people forwarding stories from Wired and other publications about a supposedly new trove of nearly 773 million unique email addresses and 21 million unique passwords that were posted to a hacking forum.

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ExileRAT shares C2 with LuckyCat, targets Tibet

Posted on 10th February 2019

Warren Mercer, Paul Rascagneres and Jaeson Schultz authored this post.Executive summaryCisco Talos recently observed a malware campaign delivering a malicious Microsoft PowerPoint document using a mailing list run by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), an organization officially representing the Tibetan government-in-exile.

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Cyber Security Week in Review (Feb. 8)

Posted on 8th February 2019

Welcome to this week’s Cyber Security Week in Review, where Cisco Talos runs down all of the news we think you need to know in the security world.

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