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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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Destructive Malware Goes Mainstream as Attacks Soar 200%

Destructive Malware Goes Mainstream as Attacks Soar 200%

The volume of destructive malware attacks has risen by 200% year-on-year in the first half of 2019, according to new data from IBM X-Force. Once…

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Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Researchers believe that nation-state actors are behind several spearphishing campaigns targeting U.S. utility companies with newly-identified malware, which has the capabilities to view system data…

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VideoLAN's VLC Media Player Has Serious Flaw

VideoLAN’s VLC Media Player Has Serious Flaw

The latest edition of nonprofit VideoLAN’s VLC media player software has what Germany agency CERT-Bund is calling a serious security flaw that allows hackers to…

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School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

Educational institutions are data-rich gold mines. From student and employee records to sensitive financial information, schools contain a plethora of data that can be obtained…

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Iran-Linked APT34 Invites Victims to LinkedIn for Fresh Malware Infections

Iran-Linked APT34 Invites Victims to LinkedIn for Fresh Malware Infections

The group was posing as a researcher from Cambridge and was found to have added three new malware families to its spy arsenal. A recent…

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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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Data breaches cost US companies more than $1.2 trillion last year

Data breaches cost US companies more than $1.2 trillion last year

A data breach can inflict pain on an organization by stealing and leaking sensitive information. With user or customer accounts compromised, a company can suffer…

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EasyJet Admits Nine Million Customers Hacked

EasyJet Admits Nine Million Customers Hacked

EasyJet has admitted that a “highly sophisticated cyber-attack” has affected approximately nine million customers. It said email addresses and travel details had been stolen and…

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How Fraudulent Domains 'Hide in Plain Sight'

How Fraudulent Domains ‘Hide in Plain Sight’

Cybercriminals use new types of top-level domains, topical keywords, and targeted emails to trick victims into clicking malicious links. Domain fraud is an old cybersecurity…

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