DDoS: An Underestimated Threat

DDoS: An Underestimated Threat

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have become more common, more powerful, and more useful to attackers. Here’s how to fight back. On the flip side of…

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The cost of cybercrime - in one graphic

The cost of cybercrime – in one graphic

Visualizing the massive cost of cybercrime What do Equifax, Yahoo, and the U.S. military have in common? They’ve all fallen victim to a cyberattack at…

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10% of Small Businesses Breached Shut Down in 2019

10% of Small Businesses Breached Shut Down in 2019

As a result of cybercrime, 69% of small organizations were forced offline for a limited time and 37% experienced financial loss. Ten percent of small…

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Cyberattackers now pose as business executives to secure security certificates

Cyberattackers now pose as business executives to secure security certificates

Security certificates are intended to elicit trust in users for the deployment of software, but as with so many other safeguards, threat actors can find…

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Why businesses don’t report cybercrimes to law enforcement

Why businesses don’t report cybercrimes to law enforcement

Companies are often compelled to report security incidents such as data breaches to regulators. Companies in the UK, for example, will be legally obligated under…

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Online internet secure payment and network safe communication and banking concept. Person pay in web via computer. Locks and padlocks on diagram.

Why remote workers are an underrated security risk for small businesses

Despite the risk, small businesses are largely unaware of security risks associated with remote employees, according to a Nationwide survey. In a new survey from…

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Slack resets user passwords after 2015 data breach

Slack resets user passwords after 2015 data breach

Slack will reset the passwords of users it believes are affected by a historical data breach that affected the company more than four years ago. In…

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Bug in Anesthesia Respirators Allows Cyber-Tampering

Bug in Anesthesia Respirators Allows Cyber-Tampering

A vulnerability in GE Healthcare’s Aestiva and Aespire anesthesia devices would allow an unauthenticated cybercriminal on the same network as the device to modify gas…

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More than two million major cyberattacks hit globally last year

More than two million major cyberattacks hit globally last year

Last year saw more than two million major cyberattacks strike businesses across the world. The latest figures by the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance claim that these…

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US wants to isolate power grids with 'retro' technology to limit cyber-attacks

US wants to isolate power grids with ‘retro’ technology to limit cyber-attacks

The US is very close to improving power grid security by mandating the use of “retro” (analog, manual) technologies on US power grids as a…

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