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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 […]


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The Hidden Secrets in IoT Devices: Amazon Echo Does Not Erase Personal Data Even After Resetting to Factory Settings

July 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

The smart devices we use at home or at the office don’t always work as expected, and we often find that our gadgets don’t quite protect our personal data, such as addresses, passwords, and search/browsing history. One such example would […]


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Thinking Like a Hacker (Ethically)—the Why and How

July 8, 2021

Via: John Mathews

Background In May 2017, 230 thousand computers were infected by a ransomware cryptoworm, called WannaCry—leading to roughly $100 million in damages, according to Infosecurity Magazine. The first of these attacks were first recorded in Europe at 3:24 am EDT, as […]


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Protecting Your Expanding Attack Surface

June 22, 2021

Via: John Mathews

As much of the global workforce rapidly transitioned to the remote work model, cybersecurity professionals faced an onslaught of new challenges—from securing remote devices to educating users on best practices for security outside the traditional office. But other factors were […]


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What you need to know about data privacy & 5 steps to ensure your organization stays compliant

June 10, 2021

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

Data Privacy is an area of data protection that deals with the proper handling of information, focusing on compliance with data protection regulations. How data should be collected, stored, managed, and shared with any third parties—are the main concerns of […]


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How to Win at Website Security – Explore the Most Secure CMS Platforms

May 28, 2021

Via: Rachel Oldford

When it comes to website security, you can’t compromise. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a 600% raise in cybercrime compared to the previous year. These cyber attacks consisted of sophisticated phishing emails that took advantage of worldwide network […]


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Cybersecurity Compliance: Understanding Which Regulations Apply to Your Business

May 21, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Assessing which rules and regulations apply to an organization is never an easy endeavor. More often than not, companies need to comply with multiple regulations, many of which have overlapping stipulations. Understanding compliance regulations and the acceptable requirements for developing […]


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Cybercrime in 2021-Top 5 Cyber Attacks Witnessed so Far

April 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

With cybercrime on the rise, thousands of cyber attacks and data breaches are recorded each day. The phenomenon is surely not showing any signs of slowing down, with several big cyber attacks making the headlines so far this year. In […]