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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

World’s largest aluminium producer hit by major cyberattack

Norwegian company Norks Hydro, one of the world’s biggest producers of aluminium has been hit by a ransomware attack which almost put its business to a screeching halt.The company has

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How susceptible are hospital employees to phishing attacks?

Cybersecurity threats are a rising problem in society, especially for healthcare organizations. Successful attacks can jeopardize not only patient data but also patient care, leading to cancellations and disruptions in

Expert Articles

Social Engineering: A Threat to Social Networking

By Arpit Jain, Cyber Security Engineer at NetWeb Software, Social engineering is a popular hacking technique with wide range of spiteful activities practiced through human interactions. It uses psychological manipulation

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For enterprises, malware is the most expensive type of attack

The cost to companies from malware and “malicious insider”-related cyberattacks jumped 12 percent in 2018 and accounted for one-third of all cyberattack costs, according to new research published today by

Mobile Software

Mobile malware attacks double in 2018

Kaspersky Lab report finds smartphones facing greater security risk.Smartphones are facing more security threats than ever before, with mobile malware attacks hitting a new high in 2018, new research has found.Findings from Kaspersky

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Enterprises are blind to over half of malware sent to their employees

As the use of SSL grows to the point where it’s the standard protocol, cybercriminals are increasingly using encryption to conceal and launch attacks. This has become possible because SSL

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Enterprises are blind to over half of malware sent to their employees

As the use of SSL grows to the point where it’s the standard protocol, cybercriminals are increasingly using encryption to conceal and launch attacks. This has become possible because SSL

Identity Theft

Accidental data breaches are often compounded by a failure to encrypt

83 percent of security professionals believe that employees have accidentally exposed customer or business sensitive data at their organization. Accidental data breaches are often compounded by an organizational failure to

Mobile Software

Lessons From the War on Malicious Mobile Apps

Despite the openness of the Android platform, Google has managed to keep its Play store mainly free of malware and malicious apps. Outside of the marketplace is a different matter.