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Identity Theft

What is digital ad fraud and how does it work?

Ad fraud can help fraudsters to generate revenue for themselves through fake traffic, fake clicks and fake installs. It can also help the cybercriminals to deploy malware on users’ computers.

Industry Insights

The Gaming Community is a Rising Target for Credential Stuffing Attacks

Hackers have targeted the gaming industry by carrying out 12 billion credential stuffing attacks against gaming websites within the 17-month period analyzed in the report (November 2017 – March 2019)

Software

Most e-commerce websites running Magento at high risk of cybercrime

New research has found 87% of SME websites using the Magento platform are currently at high risk from cyber attacks. By contrast, under 10% of websites using other major e-commerce platforms surveyed

Industry Insights

Cyber Security: Your Business Needs Protection Now

On Monday, May 6, 2019, the City of Washington, Pennsylvania experienced a malware cyber attack — one that shut down their phone and email system for more than one week.

Network Security

Insider threats remain a major threat to businesses

Insider threats, those where regular employees wreak havoc within a company, intentionally or otherwise, are considered a top threat among many organisations. This was concluded in SolarWinds’ newest whitepaper, which says many

Network Security

Unclassified Data Creates Security Blind Spots for most Companies

Global businesses continue to house ‘dark data’ within their organizations, creating a honeypot for cybercriminals, finds research from Veritas Technologies. The Value of Data study, conducted by Vanson Bourne for

Artificial Intelligence

What Should Frighten us about AI-Based Malware?

Of all the cybersecurity industry’s problems, one of the most striking is the way attackers are often able to stay one step ahead of defenders without working terribly hard. It’s

Software

Growing Reliance on Open Source Libraries Leaves Many Companies Vulnerable

Organizations are becoming increasingly dependent on open source libraries (OSLs) to develop code for software and websites. However, Jing Xie, senior threat intelligence researcher for Venafi, warns that the growing

Software

4 Programming Languages Every Cyber Security Professional Must Know

Technology is playing a significant role in our day to day life, and with that, the world is becoming extensively connected —whether it’s about talking to a closed ones living

Software

Ransomware and malware attacks decline, attackers adopting covert tactics

There has been a major decline in ransomware and malware attacks, with Ireland having some of the lowest rates globally, according to the latest report released by Microsoft. Click here