Even Cyber Pros Fall Victim to Cybercrime and Bad Habits

Author(s):

James Everett Lee, Chief Operating Officer, The Identity Theft Resource Center

Cyber Pros Fall Victim to Cybercrime

Back in January of 2021, you may have seen this eye-catching headline: “Hackers are targeting security researchers”. As it turns out, threat actors in North Korea were luring pen testers and other vulnerability professionals into a trap where a backdoor was installed on unsuspecting researchers’ operating systems. This scheme was discovered by Google’s Threat Analysis … Read more

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Companies Must Prepare for Escalating Ransomware Attacks and Threats

Author(s):

Noman Ansari, Senior Writer, Malwarebytes

Ransomware Attacks - Cybersecurity Software

There certainly have been some dangerous ransomware attacks in the recent past. In 2017, the WannaCry ransomware attack exploited a security flaw in Microsoft Windows OS to hold over 200,000 computers hostage worldwide. The hospitals that were struck by WannaCry had to cancel essential procedures, including emergency services. After postponing thousands of appointments, the costs … Read more

Increased Digitization is Coming. Organizations Need to Adopt Cybersecurity Solutions

Author(s):

Sonali Sharma, Sr. Digital Marketing Expert, Polaris Market Research

Digitization

The world relies on technology now, more than ever before. As a result of this, digital data creation has also increased rapidly. Nowadays, governments and businesses save a large amount of data on computers and also transfer it across networks. In such cases, a data breach can create several devastating consequences. It can lead to … Read more

Coronavirus Could Affect Nation’s Cybersecurity

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Coronavirus

Throughout the week, the Coronavirus has escalated to an unprecedented epidemic. We are seeing businesses shut down, events get cancelled, and worldwide, businesses are reckoning with the implications of sending employees home. While certain jobs can be done remotely without a worry, the federal government sector faces a unique problem; how will their absence strain … Read more

5 Cybersecurity Questions to Ask Your IT Company

Author(s):

David Share, ,

IT Company, Cybersecurity Questions, Data Monitoring

You may already know that having a robust cybersecurity system in place is essential. Additionally, you may know the importance in keeping your business safe and secure from cyber-attacks. After all, over 90% of large corporations and 78% of businesses (in general), in the UK have accepted that they consider cybersecurity as one of their … Read more

Data Manipulation Attacks And How To Counter Them

Author(s):

Liza Brooke, ,

Data Manipulation Attacks

The major threat of cyber crime has spread all over the United States, including both public and private sectors. Cybersecurity experts are always warning that hackers and bad actors plan to manipulate all major fields. Indeed, data manipulation attacks will target financial, healthcare, and government data. However, the worst part is that the leading industries … Read more

5 Cyber Threats You Should Be Aware Of

Author(s):

Emma Megan, ,

A data breach can hit any business at any time. Whether it is sensitive information that the company must protect to maintain its competitive advantage or documents necessary to meet industrial or government’s regulatory requirements, all data must be protected. The fallout of a data breach has a significant impact on any business. Data breaches may include … Read more

The Evil Twin Attack: Safe use of Public Internet

Author(s):

Patrick Putman, ,

Evil Twin Attack, blue buildings, wifi connected city, smart city

Wireless connectivity has existed now for more than twenty years. And as technology advances, wireless access to the internet increases. Public WiFi access points are everywhere. They exist in restaurants, coffee shops, and shopping malls. Even entire cities offer public access to the internet. Additionally, if you carry a phone, you likely have wireless access … Read more