cybercrime

Israeli hackers breach KKK-affiliated website
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hacking

Israeli hackers breach KKK-affiliated website

Hackers leaked the name, phone number, and other personal information of Patriotic Bridge Knights' alleged leader
5 Feb 2021
Agent Tesla malware evades security controls to infect systems
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malware

Agent Tesla malware evades security controls to infect systems

The weakest link in malware prevention is still the average user
3 Feb 2021
Hackers target gamers with a supply-chain attack
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hacking

Hackers target gamers with a supply-chain attack

Cyber criminals have compromised an Android emulator and used it to infect gamers’ devices with malware
1 Feb 2021
Fears over cyber crime tool that can build phishing pages in real-time
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phishing

Fears over cyber crime tool that can build phishing pages in real-time

Threat actors installed the LogoKit toolkit on over 700 domains over the last month
28 Jan 2021
Russian spy agencies warn of US cyber retaliation
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hacking

Russian spy agencies warn of US cyber retaliation

Moscow denies involvement in the SolarWinds attack but still fears US payback
25 Jan 2021
Global ransom DDoS extortionists are retargeting companies
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Global ransom DDoS extortionists are retargeting companies

Threat actors asked for 10 bitcoins, or they will attack corporate networks
22 Jan 2021
Pixlr data breach exposes over 1.9 million user records
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data breaches

Pixlr data breach exposes over 1.9 million user records

Bad actors could use the breached data in targeted phishing and credential-stuffing attacks
22 Jan 2021
BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims
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phishing

BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims

That unexpected Google Form may be benign, but it can lead to more aggressive tactics
21 Jan 2021
Report: Security staff excluded from app development
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cyber security

Report: Security staff excluded from app development

Security professionals have little influence over how apps are secured
20 Jan 2021
FBI warns of ongoing corporate vishing attacks
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phishing

FBI warns of ongoing corporate vishing attacks

Hackers are attempting to steal corporate credentials from US-based employees using voice phishing
19 Jan 2021
Cyber criminals bypassing MFA to access cloud service accounts
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two-factor authentication (2FA)

Cyber criminals bypassing MFA to access cloud service accounts

Pass-the-cookie attacks help sidestep organizational security
14 Jan 2021
What is zero trust?
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network security

What is zero trust?

How a zero trust security strategy better protects your business from internal and external attackers
11 Jan 2021
Hackers breach T-Mobile customer records
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data breaches

Hackers breach T-Mobile customer records

The breach, which affects around 200,000 customers, contains data types the FCC considers "highly sensitive"
4 Jan 2021
Biden promises tough response to cyber attacks
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cyber security

Biden promises tough response to cyber attacks

President-elect promises that he "won't stand idly by" when nation-states hack US
18 Dec 2020
Phobos’ Orbital helps unmask cyber attack pathways in networks
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cyber attacks

Phobos’ Orbital helps unmask cyber attack pathways in networks

The tool is out of beta and available for trials starting this week
17 Dec 2020
Most retailers stepped up IT security for the holiday season
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cyber security

Most retailers stepped up IT security for the holiday season

Nearly four-in-five retailers ramp up cyber security due to the potential rise in online fraud
16 Dec 2020
MountLocker ransomware now working through criminal affiliates
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ransomware

MountLocker ransomware now working through criminal affiliates

Ransomware-as-a-service could become a major threat, warns BlackBerry researchers
14 Dec 2020
Researchers uncover 37,000 fake websites aiming to fool holiday shoppers
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cyber security

Researchers uncover 37,000 fake websites aiming to fool holiday shoppers

Hackers are directly scamming end users with high-volume phishing campaigns
11 Dec 2020
Dark web markets consolidate as competition takes its toll
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hacking

Dark web markets consolidate as competition takes its toll

Competition, not COVID-19, may be to blame for a fall in dark market numbers
8 Dec 2020
Malspam campaigns distributing QakBot on the rise
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malware

Malspam campaigns distributing QakBot on the rise

Ransomware as a service is also becoming increasingly accessible via social media
7 Dec 2020
Hackers could trick scientists into making deadly toxins
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hacking

Hackers could trick scientists into making deadly toxins

A new cyber attack could unleash a synthetic virus pandemic
30 Nov 2020
Ransomware protection with Veritas NetBackup Appliances
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Security

Ransomware protection with Veritas NetBackup Appliances

How to use Veritas NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances to protect against and recover from ransomware attacks
27 Nov 2020
Ransomware resiliency: The risks associated with an attack and the reward of recovery planning
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Ransomware resiliency: The risks associated with an attack and the reward of recovery planning

An overview of the history of ransomware, its potential impact, and best practices to protect IT systems
27 Nov 2020
DeviceSHIELD combats rising cyber fraud amid COVID-19 pandemic
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Security

DeviceSHIELD combats rising cyber fraud amid COVID-19 pandemic

SHIELD’s cyber security solution offers free, real-time risk intelligence to online businesses
24 Nov 2020