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Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Warning on security risk from virtual events platforms

February 24, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

While the SolarWinds breach has shone a light on the dangers of supply chain attacks over the past three months, threat researchers at SME specialist security firm Huntress say the risks associated with the virtual events and conference platforms used […]


Network security, Security

Worldwide zero trust security market size to reach $51.6 billion by 2026

February 23, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

The global zero trust security market size is projected to grow from $19.6 billion in 2020 to $51.6 billion by 2026, recording a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.4% from 2020 to 2026, according to MarketsandMarkets. The major growth […]


Cloud security, Security

Top cloud infrastructure risks faced by real-world organizations

February 23, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

There’s an increased adoption of managed infrastructure services and the emergence of new cloud watering hole attacks, Accurics reveals. Of all violations identified, 23 percent correspond to poorly configured managed service offerings – largely the result of default security profiles […]


Network security, Security

Physical cyber threats: What do criminals leave when they break in? 

February 23, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Many organizations have maintained heavy investment in cybersecurity over the last year, even in an unpredictable time when other spending has faltered. Gartner estimates that IT security and risk management spending still grew 2.6 percent even as IT spending as […]


Application security, Cyber-crime, Identity theft, Security

Solving 5 Challenges of Contact Tracing Apps

February 16, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Contact tracing apps are designed to help public health agencies connect the dots by linking confirmed carriers of novel coronavirus to recent, close-proximity interactions. In theory, this creates a protective safety net — a way for countries to manage the […]


Application security, Security

Application Security in 2021

February 16, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

Even as the world went into lockdown in 2020 to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, hackers continued to launch attacks on networks. Lockdowns and travel restrictions forced many organizations to shift their activity to cyber space. In parallel, the increased […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

IRS Warns Tax Professionals of Phishing Campaign Targeting EFINs

February 15, 2021

Via: Hot for Security

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) began accepting tax-return applications last Friday. As millions of citizens prepare for what may be the most challenging tax season to date, identity thieves got a head start, deploying phishing campaigns impersonating the agency as […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing, Threats & Malware

Spam and phishing in 2020

February 15, 2021

Via: Securelist

Contact us to lose your money or account! In their email campaigns, scammers who imitated major companies, such as Amazon, PayPal, Microsoft, etc., increasingly tried to get users to contact them. Various pretexts were given for requesting the user to […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Apple will proxy Safe Browsing requests to hide iOS users’ IP from Google

February 15, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Apple’s upcoming iOS 14.5 update will come with a new feature that will redirect all fraudulent website checks through its own proxy servers as a workaround to preserve user privacy and prevent leaking IP addresses to Google. A built-in security-focused […]


Network security, Security

Boost Your Organization’s Digital Security With Zero Trust

February 10, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Organizations are increasingly creating zero trust policies to augment their digital security postures. According to Infosecurity Magazine, 15% of organizations say they implemented a zero trust policy by the end of 2019. An additional 59% of participants revealed their intention […]