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Formjacking is the new get rich quick scheme for cybercriminals

Faced with diminishing returns from ransomware and cryptojacking, cybercriminals are doubling down on alternative methods, such as formjacking, to make money according to Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), Volume

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Zero trust browsing: Protect your organization from its own users

To the casual observer, the cyberattack landscape is constantly shifting. In recent years, the threats and scams have evolved from Nigerian princes to stranded travelers, pop-ups warning of outdated software

Industry Insights

Five Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019

2018 was another year of change in the cybersecurity industry. I’ve had some interesting conversations with customers, partners, providers and analysts over the past twelve months, and I’m excited about

Software

What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of someone else’s computer to mine cryptocurrency. Hackers do this by either getting the victim to click on a malicious link in an email that

Hardware/Network

Can advancing cybersecurity techniques keep pace with new attack vectors in 2019?

A look back through a volatile 2018 has seen the cyber security landscape move towards an even more complex picture. This has been driven by the increased volume and diversity

Software

Online security predictions for 2019: From cryptojacking to MiTB attacks

‘2019 will in all likeliness be a year of new approaches to MiTB attacks, as hackers exploit known client-side vulnerabilities.’The breach of the personal accounts of Marriott International Hotel customers, as well

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Online security predictions for 2019: From cryptojacking to MiTB attacks

‘2019 will in all likeliness be a year of new approaches to MiTB attacks, as hackers exploit known client-side vulnerabilities.’The breach of the personal accounts of Marriott International Hotel customers, as well

Software

What is a cyber attack? Recent examples show disturbing trends

From virtual bank heists to semi-open attacks from nation-states, the last couple of years has been rough on IT security. Here are some of the major recent cyber attacks and

Software

The Many Faces of Necurs: How the Botnet Spewed Millions of Spam Emails for Cyber Extortion

The Necurs botnet, a large and well-known spam originator, has become synonymous with cybercrime. Its spam-sending capabilities, through a botnet of a few million infected devices, are frequently dedicated to

Software

Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as top threat in 2018

Based on trends in the first half of 2018, Webroot found that cybercriminals are shifting to increasingly sophisticated and targeted means of attack while also expanding their money making endeavors,