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Warning signs your identity has been stolen—and how to protect yourself against identity fraud

December 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

According to some estimates, cybercrime is a $6 trillion annual industry, which would qualify it as the world’s third-largest economy after the U.S. and China. There is a great deal of money to be made, and cybercriminals are constantly adopting […]


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Has Ransomware Stolen Christmas?

December 29, 2021

Via: Abby Hallett

According to Forbes, ransomware has cost organizations $102.3 million per month in 2021 and is expected to have cost the US economy $265 billion by 2031. These staggering figures show that ransomware attacks are extremely detrimental to businesses and organizations […]


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WhatsApp and iMessage Give Large Amounts of User Data to the FBI: Leaked Document

November 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Almost all instant messaging services on the market today make a big deal about their security and privacy policies. A recently leaked document has revealed just how much data the FBI can legally obtain from these services. The infographic shows […]


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How to Protect Your Business From Ransomware Attacks in 2022

November 30, 2021

Via: Barbara Nelson

Over the last couple of years, there has been a significant increase in the number of ransomware attacks impacting organizations of all industries and sizes. To define ransomware, it is a type of malware that ‘employs encryption to hold a […]


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Protecting Critical Infrastructure in the Age of Ransomware

October 29, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The recent increase in ransomware attacks has highlighted vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure and the ease of affecting component systems. As the paradigm shifts, important preemptive measures must be taken.  A New Generation of Critical Infrastructure A decade ago, critical infrastructure […]


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Hidden Threats in Cloud Services: How Most Businesses Fail to Protect Sensitive Information Stored in Cloud

October 28, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Cloud computing’s mobility and ease of access makes it one of the most convenient choices for any modern organization. While using the cloud, though, companies are becoming more and more susceptible to security threats.  Most Companies Don’t Protect Their Sensitive […]


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Hackers Are Getting Smarter: How They Compromise Corporate Networks 3 Times Faster in 2021

September 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Hackers have managed to compromise corporate networks three times faster in 2021, with 75% of attacks being financially motivated, a recent report shows. Both government and industry experts say greater complexity and interdependence among systems gives attackers more opportunities for […]


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The Rise of Ransomware 2.0: New Methods of Extorting Victims

September 28, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Until now, ransomware cyberattacks used to follow a simple pattern: infection, encryption, ransom payment. In recent years, access to such malware has become very easy, the idea of accessing a program as a service being more common, marketed on dedicated […]


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How Israel Became the Land of Cybersecurity Unicorns

August 31, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Israel had seven cybersecurity unicorns in the first half of 2021, and one in three of the world’s unicorns in the field is Israeli. This is the result of ten years of efforts that started with the drafting of a […]


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Is Facebook Trying to Analyze Users’ Encrypted Messages?

August 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

In its many years of being the leading app for fast and simple online chat, WhatsApp has been through a lot, including a privacy policy that has sparked some concern. The Facebook-owned platform boasts end-to-end encrypted messaging that provides users […]