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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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Ransomware’s New Normal

GandCrab’s evolution underscores a shift in ransomware attack methods. Don’t be fooled by the drop in overall ransomware attacks this past year: Fewer but more targeted and lucrative campaigns against

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The Must-Haves for Your Data Center Cybersecurity Checklist

The cyberthreat landscape is changing faster than ever for data center managers. Cybercriminals pulled in record hauls last year from ransomware, business email compromise, and other nefarious schemes, and they’re

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The First 100 Days of the New CISO: Expectations vs. Reality

A painfully recurrent complaint among Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) is the disconnect between what they were promised during the recruitment process, and the actual situation they find upon starting

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40% of malicious URLs were found on good domains

While tried-and-true attack methods are still going strong, new threats emerge daily, and new vectors are being tested by cybercriminals, according to the 2019 Webroot Threat Report. Click here to view original

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Increasing security measures are driving cybercriminals to alter their techniques

Increased security measures and awareness are driving cybercriminals to alter their techniques in search of a better return on investment (ROI). Total recorded vulnerabilities year over year. Source: X-Force Red

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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

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Ransomware Revenue Earning Does Not Match Infection Decline

There has been a decline in ransomware infections, but that does not mean that earned revenue has reduced for cyber-criminals. According to the third instalment of the Check Point 2019 Security

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The Long Run of Shade Ransomware

Since the beginning of the year, security firms observed a new intense ransomware campaign spreading the Shade ransomware. Between January and February, a new, intense, ransomware campaign has been observed

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How To Get In Shape For Today’s Security Challenges And Counter Ransomware Attack

Recently, I’ve been doing intensive exercise. Not to lose some pounds before the inevitable post-Christmas weight gain, but because I’m getting ready for an XLETIX obstacle course in Munich. It