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The Surprising Truth About SMS Security

Have you heard of SIM swapping? The nasty form of attack was documented by ZDNet writer Matthew Miller last June, who detailed the horror show unfolding after he found his services had

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Proposed bill seeks to help non-federal entities improve cyber-security

There’s one thing Democrats and Republicans can agree on: the need to reduce the impact of cyber-threats.To that end, members of Congress proposed a bipartisan bill on Jan. 17, the “Cybersecurity State

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Phishing dominates UK cybercrime landscape

Of all reported incidents in 2019, almost half were related to phishing. If there’s one thing General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) did for sure, it gave us a clearer picture

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Android Users Beware: These Top Camera Apps May Secretly Be Spying On You

Here we go again—please don’t install trivial apps from random developers because they seem fun and have tons of downloads on the Play Store. The latest warning has come from

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What Is Spear Phishing and How to Protect Yourself From It

Ever received an email from the fictitious “Nigerian prince” who has so much wealth stashed someplace, but needs your help to retrieve it? By the way, this particular phishing scam

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PayPal Confirms Password Vulnerability

A security researcher discovered a high-severity bug affecting PayPal’s most visited pages: the login form. According to security researcher Alex Birsan, while exploring PayPal’s main authentication flow, he noticed a javascript

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How Small Businesses Can Improve Cybersecurity Without Breaking the Bank

While organizations of all sizes have benefited from the efficiencies and conveniences of taking their business digital, it’s not without risks. Cybersecurity in today’s hyperconnected world is a necessity for

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Four Ways to Achieve a Zero Trust Security Model

Put 2019 in the record books — for cybercrime, that is. According to Risk Based Security, a global leader in vulnerability intelligence, breach data and risk ratings, 2019 was on

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Cyber threats that use social engineering

Preventing the attack that weaponises human nature. Humans are hard-wired to connect and to trust. As infants, our survival is based on making social connections so we can obtain our

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7 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020 from Webroot and Carbonite

Impending privacy regulations, AI-enabled attacks and attacks targeting developing nations will affect the cybersecurity landscape this year. Our experts predict that many of the trends they’ve been tracking throughout the