Posts of category: Cybercrime

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IT Security – Let’s not forget the basics

It can become tedious writing about the same thing over and over again. But reading about the same thing happening time and time again is really bad for our blood pressure. A good example of this is…

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Full points for DNS vulnerability SIGRed on the CVSS scale

Sometimes finishing with 10 out of 10 points is a reason for celebration. Unfortunately, in this case, things are different. A newly discovered vulnerability in Windows DNS servers, SIGRed has…

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Coronavirus might be here or there but the money comes from ransomware

Although the title of this post is probably not the world’s greatest contribution to rhyming poetry, it remains true. Even though the world is busy dealing with the impact of the coronavirus,…

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Phishing on behalf of the coronavirus

That's all we needed: As if the effects of coronavirus on everyday life are not bad enough, cybercriminals are now using the virus as bait in various phishing campaigns. Numerous security companies…

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Office 365 - The enemy in my inbox

Just as things don’t always go to plan in practice this is also true of information security. Although the security world are discussing defense strategies involving microsegmentation and artificial…

Cybercrime·Cybersecurity Strategy·Data Security·Encryption·HIPAA

Best Practices for Securing Healthcare Data

The escalation of ransomware and trojan malware combined with the lack of endpoint security caused the healthcare sector to suffer from massive data breaches in 2019. As healthcare organizations rely…

Cybercrime·Cybersecurity Strategy·Data Security·Encryption·Endpoint Management

The Worst Data Breaches of 2019

Another day, another data breach. With more than five thousand data breaches and over seven billion records exposed, 2019 was the worst year on record for breach activity. According to research from…

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Online Shopping this Holiday Season? Here's How to Stay Protected

With the holiday season in full swing, retailers and e-commerce stores are once again competing with the lowest prices and best bargain deals to draw in new customers and increase sales. Nearly 190…

Cybercrime·Cybersecurity Strategy·Data Security·Internet of Things

Cybercriminals Migrate to Mobile Banking

We live in a connected world. Life without our mobile devices providing us with constant, easy access to a wealth of apps and services is scarcely imaginable. For all this convenience, however, there…

Cybercrime·Cybersecurity Strategy·Data Security·Internet of Things

Risk to Business Travelers’ Data Grows

Business travel is a fertile hunting ground for hackers. Sensitive company data is seldom more at risk than when employees are on the road. The travel sector is notoriously susceptible to large scale…