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Monitoring And Preparing For Emerging Coronavirus-Related Cyber Security Threats

The coronavirus is not just a global health crisis – increasingly, it is becoming a cyber security threat as well as more organizations move employees to remote work. Click here

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Across-the-board increase in DDoS attacks of all sizes

There has been a 168% increase in DDoS attacks in Q4 2019, compared with Q4 2018, and a 180% increase overall in 2019 vs. 2018, according to Neustar. Click here to view

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Cyber-Security Experts Come Together to Fight Coronavirus-Related Hacking

An international group of nearly 400 volunteers with expertise in cyber-security formed on Wednesday to fight hacking related to the Novel Coronavirus. Called the COVID-19 CTI League, for cyber threat

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How To Prepare For Cyberwar: It Starts With Identity

Cyberattacks are rapidly evolving in sophistication and scale. The line between the digital and the physical realm has become more blurred. Foreign cyberattackers have used destructive malware to erase data from hard

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New Security Report Shows Explosion in Evasive Malware in Q4 2019

Evasive malware grew to record high levels in 2019; over two-thirds of malware detected by WatchGuard in Q4 2019 evaded signature-based antivirus solutions, says a new report. Click here to view

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Python backdoor attacks and how to prevent them

Python backdoor attacks are increasingly common. Iran, for example, used a MechaFlounder Python backdoor attack against Turkey last year. Scripting attacks are nearly as common as malware-based attacks in the

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Global tension points to a future of destructive malware

Together with an evolution in the way cybercriminals are getting access to critical systems, this is a concerning shift. Geopolitical tension has a long-tail effect in cyberspace. In the aftermath

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Hacker selling data of 538 million Weibo users

The personal details of more than 538 million users of Chinese social network Weibo are currently available for sale online, according to ads seen by ZDNet and corroborating reports from

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“Doppel Leaks: How attackers are extorting ransoms through public shaming “

New Doppel Leaks website seeks to shame victims of DoppelPaymer ransomware.Organisations affected by ransomware should always be prepared that compromised files will be made public once the malware hits. Click

Hardware/Network

Time to Stop Overlooking DNS Security

The impact of cyber attacks on the Domain Name System (DNS) has been highlighted recently with news stories about a series of DNS hijacking attacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe