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Researchers Discover Malware That Targets Apple Mac Computers and Cryptocurrency Exchanges

January 31, 2019

Via: Fortune

If you ever check bitcoin prices on a cryptocurrency exchange, make sure you delete your digital cookies. Failing to do so may put your personal data like passwords, credit card information, and saved iPhone text messages on your Mac computer […]


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Why Cyber Insurance Is a Smart Move for Business and Investors

January 24, 2019

Via: Fortune

Cyber security may be an oxymoron: most of us will end up victims of a digital hack at some point (if we haven’t already). So, it’s only natural that people want cyber insurance to help minimize the potential fall out […]


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Protecting businesses from insider threats with machine learning

December 27, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Machine learning and AI are the latest tools being utilised by businesses to help prevent cybercrime and stop cyberattacks. However, what if these same tools could be used to help stop insider threats such as employees leaking or misusing company […]


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Report: Tens of Thousands of E-Commerce Sites at Heightened Security Risk

November 21, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Magento is a popular e-commerce platform, used by nearly 74,000 web sites in North America alone. And according to new research, 79% of them are at heightened risk from cyber criminals. Researchers at Foregenix analyzed more than 170,000 Magento websites […]


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U.S. Marshals Service spending millions on DeVos security in unusual arrangement

November 16, 2018

Via: NBC News

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos began receiving around-the-clock security from the U.S. Marshals Service days after being confirmed, an armed detail provided to no other cabinet member that could cost U.S. taxpayers $19.8 million through September of 2019, according […]


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Some Kodi add-ons are carrying cryptocurrency mining malware

September 13, 2018

Via: TechRadar

If you use Kodi for your streaming needs, then it’s time to sit up and pay attention, because a number of add-ons for the media player have apparently been infected by cryptocurrency mining malware that affects Windows and Linux users. […]


Security, Software & Tools

Why ‘fileless malware’ is the biggest new threat to your business

April 17, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Fileless Malware, or Advanced Volatile Threat, is malware that can launch without being stored on disk. Does this matter? If you’re relying on your defences detecting malware before it hits you, then yes. Fileless malware outsmarts those defences, and they’re […]


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Your smartphone is giving away more personal info than you realize. Here's how to lock it down.

March 16, 2018

Via: USA TODAY

our life is on your phone. It has a record of everyone you talk to or message with. It has your browsing history, your emails, your banking app and your photos. At any given moment, you are only one passcode […]


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Equifax is partnering with a digital ID verification company

February 26, 2018

Via: Business Insider

US credit bureau Equifax has formed a partnership with South Africa-based Entersekt, a company specializing in customer authentication and device security. Equifax has licensed Entersekt’s Transakt solution, which it said will add an “extra layer of security” to protect Equifax […]


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Orange boosts mobile fleet cybersecurity

February 7, 2018

Via: TechRadar

Orange has revealed it is boosting cybersecurity protection for mobile devices with a new platform offering tougher security than ever before. The company is teaming up with security experts Check Point to launch Mobile Threat Protection, a new service that […]