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Identity Theft

Inside look at lifecycle of stolen credentials and extent of data breach damage

Shape Security released its Credential Spill Report, shedding light on the extent to which the consumer banking, retail, airline and hospitality industries are impacted by credential stuffing attacks and account

Industry Insights

Magecart presents an unprecedented threat: Here’s what you can do

Recently we learned that the previously disclosed Ticketmaster UK breach from a few weeks ago was not a one-off event but instead part of a widespread website digital credit card skimming

Hardware/Network Software

What is the Tor Browser? How it works and how it can help you protect your identity online

Move over “dark web,” the Tor Browser will keep you safe from snoops. The Tor Browser is a web broswer that anonymizes your web traffic using the Tor network, making it

Software

Ransomware back in big way, 181.5 million attacks since January

SonicWall announces record numbers for malware volume, ransomware attacks, encrypted threats and chip-based attacks in the mid-year update of the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. “Real-time cyber threat intelligence is more critical than

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Could understanding the technical debt hold the key to improving cyber security?

Charl van der Walt, chief security strategy officer at SecureData, explains why a change of thinking is needed to improve cyber security strategies. The most important thing to do is

Software

12 Quick Ways to Secure Your Personal Data

Think about the many places your personal data lives – the documents that contain it, the businesses collecting it, the devices storing and sharing it, the websites and apps using

Software

When an insider rides Pegasus into the dark web

An NSO Group employee, who’d worked there for only about 90 days, copied the company’s Pegasus software and offered it for sale on the dark web for $50 million.The white

Industry Insights

Healthcare Organizations Must Strengthen Their Cybersecurity Immunity To Avoid Falling Victim To Cybercriminals

Cybercriminals looking to make a profit are turning their attention towards an industry known for housing sensitive consumer data with weak security protocols: healthcare. In April of 2018, Utah-based company HealthEquity reported

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What is corporate espionage? Inside the murky world of private spying

Companies gather intelligence on their rivals just like nation-states do. Sometimes its legal, but industrial espionage can easily slip over the line into criminality. Corporate espionage — sometimes also called industrial

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Fake News, Real Cybersecurity Risks

From fake outlandish crime stories to the reporting of fake stories tied to real events and suspected government manipulation, there was so much fake news in 2017 that the Collins Dictionary made