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

Malware, short for malicious software, is a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans and other harmful computer programs hackers use to wreak destruction and gain access to sensitive information. As Microsoft puts it,

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Cyber-security Is Improving, Though Risk Continues to Grow

eWEEK DATA POINTS: The 2019 Trustwave Global Security Report identifies several positive trends for that state of cyber-security, even as attackers continue to evolve and some areas of cyber-security are

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Cybercriminals are becoming more methodical and adaptive

Cybercriminals are deviating towards a more focused approach against targets by using better obfuscation techniques and improved social engineering skills as organizations improve in areas such as time to detection

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Bad security hygiene still a major risk for enterprise IT networks

Unpatched vulnerabilities, along with growing network and application complexity pose an ongoing security risk which could threaten the security of enterprise IT networks. Analyzing the biggest security findings over the

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What is Cryptojacking?

‘Cryptojacking’ is a term used to describe the action of secretly using a computer to mine cryptocurrency. The original form of cryptojacking would involve the victim unknowingly installing software on

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Cybersecurity risk in retail and how to handle it

It’s vital that retailers step up their IT security game when it comes to protecting their customers’ personal information. Hackers and their tactics evolve daily, but one thing remains the

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40% of malicious URLs were found on good domains

While tried-and-true attack methods are still going strong, new threats emerge daily, and new vectors are being tested by cybercriminals, according to the 2019 Webroot Threat Report. Click here to view original

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Increasing security measures are driving cybercriminals to alter their techniques

Increased security measures and awareness are driving cybercriminals to alter their techniques in search of a better return on investment (ROI). Total recorded vulnerabilities year over year. Source: X-Force Red

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7 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2019

Mobile malware? Some mobile security threats are more pressing. Every enterprise should have its eye on these seven issues this year.Mobile security is at the top of every company’s worry

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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