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How To Effectively Defend Your Business From Cyber Attacks

How To Effectively Defend Your Business From Cyber Attacks

Most small businesses don’t consider themselves to be prime targets of cyber-attacks. This sort of thinking leaves the company open to potential hackers when they realize how easy it is to infiltrate into the company’s databases…

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Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money

  SEOUL, May 23 (UPI) — A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday.…

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People Are Becoming Indifferent to Data Breaches, Hacks, and Leaks

People Are Becoming Indifferent to Data Breaches, Hacks, and Leaks

The increasing connectivity and digitalization of our everyday lives and business processes are creating a world of new possibilities. At the same time, that world is also becoming more vulnerable. That’s why cybersecurity nowadays is…

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Siemens teams up with Alphabet’s Chronicle to protect energy infrastructure

Siemens teams up with Alphabet’s Chronicle to protect energy infrastructure

Siemens AG is teaming up with Alphabet Inc.’s Chronicle LLC subsidiary to secure systems in the energy infrastructure industry. The plan is for Siemens to use Chronicle’s Backstory network security platform to provide more visibility into energy company’s…

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The ‘Unprecedented Challenge’ of Cybersecurity Today

The ‘Unprecedented Challenge’ of Cybersecurity Today

Technological and legal complexities abound in this age of heightened cybersecurity threats—including a rise in state-sponsored hacking. This “unprecedented challenge” was the topic of conversation between Dorian Daley, Oracle executive vice president and general counsel,…

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Gaining a Strategic Endpoint Security Advantage in the Era of Advanced Threats: Fileless Attacks

Gaining a Strategic Endpoint Security Advantage in the Era of Advanced Threats: Fileless Attacks

Attackers are in a constant race to update and refine their approach to stay a step ahead of cybersecurity professionals. Recently, cybercriminals have adjusted the delivery mechanism of their “payload” away from traditional attack methods.…

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5 Things Every SMB Should Know to Strengthen Defenses

5 Things Every SMB Should Know to Strengthen Defenses

1. SMBs are attractive targets. While 43% of attacks target small businesses according to SCORE, the 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report finds that 58% of small businesses have experienced a breach, indicating a high success…

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Hacking forums survive cybercrime dragnet as feds prioritize drug-market busts

Hacking forums survive cybercrime dragnet as feds prioritize drug-market busts

Hacker forums on the open internet are seeing a rise in signups after dark web marketplaces have been busted. (Getty/Scoop News Group) It might be more difficult these days to conduct an anonymous drug deal…

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Hackers Breach Stack Overflow Q&A Site, Some Users’ Data Exposed

Hackers Breach Stack Overflow Q&A Site, Some Users’ Data Exposed

Note: We have updated this story to reflect new information after Stack Overflow changed its original announcement and shared more details on the security incident. Stack Overflow, one of the largest question and answer site for…

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7 Signs of the Rising Threat of Magecart Attacks in 2019

7 Signs of the Rising Threat of Magecart Attacks in 2019

Magecart attacks continue to grow in momentum. Here are the stats and stories that show what’s behind the mayhem. Popping up in various permutations for the better part of four years now, the online payment…