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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.

Hardware/Network

Securing and managing the enterprise Internet of Things

A future where the Internet of Things spreads exponentially is almost certain. Seemingly everybody wants these devices: consumers for the helpful features and manufacturers for the ability to collect data about the

Mobile

What To Do If Your Phone Is Stolen?

Whether you like it or not, such a mishap may come true someday. I can imagine your anger and despair if it happens, given that a phone isn’t merely a dumb calling

Industry Insights

Should Government Officials Complete Basic Cyber Security Training?

Venafi announced the results of a survey of 515 IT security professionals’ views on the cyber security literacy of government officials. The survey was conducted August 4-9, 2018, at the

Hardware/Network

Only 14% Have Complete Organizational Awareness Of IoT Threats

86 percent of IT and security decision makers across the globe believe their organization needs to improve its awareness of IoT threats, according to Trend Micro. This significant lack of

Hardware/Network

IoT has potential to innovate, but is it secure?

While the Internet of Things has the potential to drive the next wave of online innovation, it needs to be grounded on secure networks that prevent cyber criminals from hacking

IT Compliance

Most consumers worry about cybercrime, but are not aware of what can be done about it

There is a high level of concern among consumers about the risks associated with cybercrime from their smart devices, and one in four claims to be a victim of a