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Outmaneuvering the Ransomware Cybercriminal – How to Stay One Step Ahead 

By Roderick Bauer – Marketing Director at BlackBlaze, If you have been hit by a ransomware attack, you will understand why the WannaCry ransomware attack of 2017 that affected over

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New Banking Regs Increase Cyber-Attack Risk

A report released today by Trend Micro has found that new European open-banking rules could leave financial services organizations and their customers more susceptible to cyber-attacks. The European Union’s Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2)

Hardware/Network

Most Port Vulnerabilities Are Found in Three Ports

The vast majority of vulnerabilities in ports are found in just three, making it theoretically easier for organizations to defend them against attack, according to Alert Logic. The security vendor analyzed

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Phishing attacks up, especially against SaaS and webmail services

Phishing attacks continued to rise into the summer of 2019 with cybercrime gangs’ focus on branded webmail and SaaS providers remaining very keen, according to the APWG report. Click here to view

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Cybersecurity is urgently needed, say experts

Asked if they anticipated a cyber attack causing large-scale loss of life within the next 20 years, four of the five experts sitting on a cybersecurity panel at the Seoul

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The Future of Passwords

There’s an old Popeye cartoon where the famous sailor with massive forearms stands outside a cave that’s blocked by a giant boulder, and he yells, “Open Says-Me.” “Open sesame” wordplay

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Most citizens are against local governments paying ransomware attackers

Nearly 80% of US citizens are increasingly worried about ransomware attacks on cities – yet more than half are still hesitant to have city governments put forth the funds to fight off

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Keeping Data Secure in the Oil and Gas Industry

As automation continues to evolve, the utilities sector is finding that encryption of their network data is a critical to safeguard against cyber-attacks. As organizations across the globe continue to

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Security hole opens a billion Android users to advanced SMS phishing attacks

Check Point Research has revealed a security flaw in Samsung, Huawei, LG, Sony and other Android-based phones that leaves users vulnerable to advanced phishing attacks. The affected Android phones use

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Establishing Identity in the Digital Economy

The rise in both the frequency and sophistication of fraud attempts has increased the importance of identity verification. With thousands of identity documents being used globally, and with no common