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Employee cybersecurity essentials part 2: Lost devices and unsafe connections

Security is only as strong as its weakest link, and as we have seen, that includes your employees. Faulting workers for behavior they’ve become accustomed to in their private lives

Identity Theft

Consumer data loss is getting worse

The company’s 2019 World Backup Day Survey, released to coincide with World Backup Day on March 31, says that almost two thirds (65 per cent) of consumers lost their data,

Mobile

Best Android antivirus? The top 11 tools

The following are the 11 best antivirus tools for Android, according to AV-TEST’s November 2018 evaluations of 18 Android security apps. (The AV-TEST Institute is a Germany-based independent service provider

Industry Insights

Key 2019 cybersecurity industry trends

Momentum Cyber revealed the most significant trends that will drive strategic activity in the cybersecurity industry in 2019 and will be prevalent themes at the RSA Conference. Six key cybersecurity trends that

Software

Smart Home devices vulnerable to remote attacks due to weak credentials

Smart Home devices are vulnerable to attacks due to outdated software, unpatched security flaws, and weak credentials. Two out of five (40.8%) smart home devices worldwide have at least one

Mobile

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

Hardware/Network

Attackers repackage popular Android VPN app with Triout malware

Triout malware was first detected in August 2018 which infected Android applications and had spyware capabilities such as recording phone calls and text messages, and more. Recently, the malware was

Software

6 Security Tips Before You Put a Digital Assistant to Work

Experienced security pros like Amy DeMartine simply won’t allow a digital assistant into her home. DeMartine, a principal analyst who serves security and risk professionals for Forrester, says last year’s reports of

Software

New Ransomware strain ‘hAnt’ targets Bitcoin mining rigs

The infected mining rigs include Antminer S9 and T9 devices used for Bitcoin mining and Antminer L3 rigs used for Litecoin mining. Security experts noted that hAnt comes hidden inside

Identity Theft

Don’t Get Caught in a SMiShing Scam

The word ‘SMiShing’ may sound like gibberish — we think it’s a weird one — but some of the world’s largest enterprises are losing millions of dollars to these scams every year.