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Over 800K Systems Remain Vulnerable to Bluekeep

Over 805,000 computers around the world are still vulnerable to the critical Bluekeep vulnerability, which experts have warned could create a worm-like threat worse than WannaCry. Security firm BitSight claimed that, as

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Closing the Cybersecurity Poverty Gap

It is safe to say that public- and private-sector enterprises will see their cybersecurity risks and exposures continue to increase in the foreseeable future. More organizations are interlinking their mission


Hacked Hair Straightener Could Set a Fire

Security researchers have hacked hair straighteners from Glamoriser, according to Pen Test Partners. The UK firm bills itself as the maker of the “world’s first Bluetooth hair straighteners,” devices that users can link to


Big Banks Vulnerable to Web, Mobile Attacks

Nearly all of the largest 100 banks are vulnerable to web and mobile attacks, which give hackers access to sensitive data, according to ImmuniWeb. “We leveraged an enhanced methodology from our previous


Don’t be at Sea When it Comes to Protecting Against Mobile Phishing

In the early 90s, AOL flagged the first phishers who used algorithms. Fast forward 20 years and email and domain spoofing became fashionable. These were often poorly constructed with obvious


Don’t Play the Victim: #HowTo Create a Ransomware Backup Plan

Data is a company’s most precious asset, but storing it entails a major responsibility to keep that data safe. This isn’t just the responsibility of the IT or security team.

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6 Cyber Security Trends To Watch Going Into 2020

In May 2019, Cyber Security Hub surveyed executives to see if their challenges and focuses have changed half way through the year. With the ability to benchmark these results to


Cybersecurity – It Takes an Engineer to Catch an Engineer

The explosion and exponential rise in global data breaches and malware attacks has become unprecedented and dangerous. Collating facts and figures on how many attacks makes for an interesting read, but it


Investors Go Phishing For Gold In Cybersecurity—Cyber Saturday

Greetings. This is Jonathan Vanian, filling in for Robert Hackett and Jeff John Roberts. Investors see a potential gold mine in combating one of the oldest tricks by hackers. Three

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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)