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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 […]


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It’s Time to Change the Cybersecurity Conversation

October 30, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

The IT security industry needs more balance between disclosure of threats and discussion of defense practices – and greater sharing of ideas For more than 11 years now, Dark Reading has annually reported major increases in cybersecurity spending, hiring, and […]


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Start protecting yourself from mobile banking hackers

August 17, 2017

Via: Market Watch

By 2021, millions more of us will be doing our banking on smartphones and tablets, researchers say. The number of mobile bank app users is expected to leap 53% in the next four years. So far, mobile banking has been a pretty […]


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SMBs Practice Better IoT Security Than Large Enterprises Do

August 10, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Massive IoT botnet Mirai helped fuel a 280% rise in telnet botnet attack activity in the first half of the year over the previous period, but small-to midsized (SMB) business are surprisingly better prepared to deal with IoT threats in general than […]


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How to Build a Path Toward Diversity in Information Security

July 28, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Some 1.8 million information security professionals will be needed in the next five years worldwide, further driving home the need to expand the pool of potential candidates by bringing more women and minorities into the mix, speakers on the “Making Diversity a […]


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Healthcare Industry Lacks Awareness of IoT Threat, Survey Says

July 21, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Healthcare networks are teeming with IoT devices from glucometers to infusion pumps, but a study found that the majority of IT decision makers may be operating with a false sense of security regarding their ability to protect these devices from […]