Security

How to use machine learning and AI in cyber security
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Security

How to use machine learning and AI in cyber security

New technologies can augment your security team's response and may even be able to actively deceive attackers
30 Jul 2021
Chipotle’s marketing email hacked to send phishing emails
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phishing

Chipotle’s marketing email hacked to send phishing emails

Over 120 emails attempted to steal login credentials from victims
29 Jul 2021
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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Security

The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective, methods for stealing passwords
29 Jul 2021
Colonial Pipeline hack spurred copycat attacks on other oil and gas companies
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hacking

Colonial Pipeline hack spurred copycat attacks on other oil and gas companies

New research reveals 29% increase in attacks on IT systems and perimeter defenses
29 Jul 2021
Study finds companies are mishandling cyber security recruitment
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cyber security

Study finds companies are mishandling cyber security recruitment

Recruiters wrong-footed as skills shortage mounts
28 Jul 2021
What is the Computer Misuse Act?
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Policy & legislation

What is the Computer Misuse Act?

If your computer systems are attacked, is the law effective enough to put those criminals behind bars?
28 Jul 2021
Google launches new bug bounty platform
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ethical hacking

Google launches new bug bounty platform

Vulnerability hunters will be able to improve their skills through the newly launched Bug Hunter University
28 Jul 2021
Most employees put their workplace at risk by taking cyber security shortcuts
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cyber security

Most employees put their workplace at risk by taking cyber security shortcuts

New survey finds much evidence of password reuse and personal devices on the network
27 Jul 2021
PayPal to put hate group funding under the microscope
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Security

PayPal to put hate group funding under the microscope

It will research how extremists are using payment platforms for funding
26 Jul 2021
What is two-factor authentication?
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two-factor authentication (2FA)

What is two-factor authentication?

Passwords aren't secure; it's time to add multi-factor authentication
23 Jul 2021
Mitre reveals the most dangerous software vulnerabilities
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Software

Mitre reveals the most dangerous software vulnerabilities

The list was published to create analytical rigor “instead of subjective surveys and opinions”
23 Jul 2021
What is Maze Ransomware?
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ransomware

What is Maze Ransomware?

This Windows ransomware has targeted many organizations worldwide
22 Jul 2021
CISA warns of disguised malware on hacked Pulse Secure devices
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malware

CISA warns of disguised malware on hacked Pulse Secure devices

CISA lists several tasks administrators can complete to boost security
22 Jul 2021
Preparing for AI-enabled cyber attacks
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Whitepaper

Preparing for AI-enabled cyber attacks

MIT technology review insights
22 Jul 2021
British man 'PlugWalkJoe' arrested in Spain over 2020 Twitter hack
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hacking

British man 'PlugWalkJoe' arrested in Spain over 2020 Twitter hack

Joseph James O'Connor is also accused of hijacking TikTok and Snapchat user accounts, as well as cyberstalking a juvenile
22 Jul 2021
The five essentials from your endpoint security partner
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Whitepaper

The five essentials from your endpoint security partner

Empower your MSP business to operate efficiently
22 Jul 2021
New malware uses search engine ads to target pirate gamers
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malware

New malware uses search engine ads to target pirate gamers

MosaicLoader uses advanced obfuscation techniques to avoid detection
21 Jul 2021
Google Cloud beefs up security following surge in ransomware attacks
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cloud security

Google Cloud beefs up security following surge in ransomware attacks

Financial services, retail, and healthcare sectors have been especially vulnerable to ransomware attacks
21 Jul 2021
DuckDuckGo launches email privacy service
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email providers

DuckDuckGo launches email privacy service

The private search company will mask user addresses and remove email trackers
20 Jul 2021
US has new cyber security rules for pipelines
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Policy & legislation

US has new cyber security rules for pipelines

DHS now requires “urgently needed protections against cyber intrusions”
20 Jul 2021
Northern ticket machines hit by ransomware
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ransomware

Northern ticket machines hit by ransomware

The incident comes just two months after the rail operator invested £17 million in 621 new self-service machines
20 Jul 2021
UK blames China for Microsoft Exchange Server attack
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cyber warfare

UK blames China for Microsoft Exchange Server attack

Dominic Raab calls on the Chinese government to put an end to this "systematic cyber sabotage"
19 Jul 2021
Pegasus: Report finds spyware used to target journalists, activists
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spyware

Pegasus: Report finds spyware used to target journalists, activists

NSO Group sold the surveillance tool to authoritarian governments, investigation finds
19 Jul 2021