Security

Biden warns cyber attacks could lead to “shooting war”
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Biden warns cyber attacks could lead to “shooting war”

The comments come as the US continues to battle a wave of serious cyber attacks
28 Jul 2021
Most employees put their workplace at risk by taking cyber security shortcuts
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cyber security

Most employees put their workplace at risk by taking cyber security shortcuts

New survey finds much evidence of password reuse and personal devices on the network
27 Jul 2021
Hackers turning to 'exotic' languages for next-gen malware, report warns
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malware

Hackers turning to 'exotic' languages for next-gen malware, report warns

Coding languages such as Go, Rust, Nim and DLang are allowing malware authors to avoid signature detection and add layers of obfuscation
27 Jul 2021
Why do you need endpoint security?
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Security

Why do you need endpoint security?

Protecting your endpoints is now key to defending your business against cyber threats
27 Jul 2021
What is Zero Trust?
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Security

What is Zero Trust?

How can Zero Trust help overcome modern business threats?
27 Jul 2021
TikTok to open cyber security 'Fusion Centre' in Dublin
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Security

TikTok to open cyber security 'Fusion Centre' in Dublin

The social media firm set to expand its presence in Ireland and tap into the country's "strong talent pool"
27 Jul 2021
PayPal looks to block hate group funding
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Security

PayPal looks to block hate group funding

It will research how extremists are using payment platforms for funding
26 Jul 2021
Criminals target Discord to spread malware
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Criminals target Discord to spread malware

Gamers have credentials and financial info stolen from them in a new campaign
26 Jul 2021
What is SSID?
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broadband

What is SSID?

We look at what SSID is and how it is used to connect devices to the internet
26 Jul 2021
Faulty Windows 10 update breaks printing with smart cards
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vulnerability

Faulty Windows 10 update breaks printing with smart cards

Microsoft’s 2021 printing woes continue after several vulnerabilities were found in the Print Spooler component
26 Jul 2021
Nine traits you need to succeed as a cyber security leader
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Nine traits you need to succeed as a cyber security leader

What characteristics and certifications make a successful cyber security leader?
26 Jul 2021
What is two-factor authentication?
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two-factor authentication (2FA)

What is two-factor authentication?

Passwords aren't secure; it's time to add multi-factor authentication
23 Jul 2021
Mitre reveals the most dangerous software vulnerabilities
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Software

Mitre reveals the most dangerous software vulnerabilities

The list was published to create analytical rigor “instead of subjective surveys and opinions”
23 Jul 2021
Google coding typo effectively bricks Chrome OS devices
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Google coding typo effectively bricks Chrome OS devices

A hastily released update prevented users from logging into their machines
23 Jul 2021
UK gun owners urged to be ‘vigilant’ after Guntrader data breach
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data breaches

UK gun owners urged to be ‘vigilant’ after Guntrader data breach

100,000 customer names and addresses have been published to the dark web
23 Jul 2021
Kaseya mysteriously obtains master REvil decryptor from ‘third party’
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ransomware

Kaseya mysteriously obtains master REvil decryptor from ‘third party’

The company is now working to restore access to affected customers
23 Jul 2021
IT Pro News in Review: AWS cuts ties with NSO Group, IBM's strong growth, and HP patches hidden bug
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Business strategy

IT Pro News in Review: AWS cuts ties with NSO Group, IBM's strong growth, and HP patches hidden bug

Catch up on the most important news of the week in just two minutes
23 Jul 2021
What is Maze Ransomware?
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ransomware

What is Maze Ransomware?

This Windows ransomware has targeted many organizations worldwide
22 Jul 2021
Six ways boards can step up support for cyber security
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Business strategy

Six ways boards can step up support for cyber security

Security is an enterprise-wide risk management concern, not merely an IT issue
22 Jul 2021
CISA warns of disguised malware on hacked Pulse Secure devices
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malware

CISA warns of disguised malware on hacked Pulse Secure devices

CISA lists several tasks administrators can complete to boost security
22 Jul 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Windows 11, Cloudflare, Google Chrome
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Windows 11, Cloudflare, Google Chrome

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
22 Jul 2021
Preparing for AI-enabled cyber attacks
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Preparing for AI-enabled cyber attacks

MIT technology review insights
22 Jul 2021
British man 'PlugWalkJoe' arrested in Spain over 2020 Twitter hack
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hacking

British man 'PlugWalkJoe' arrested in Spain over 2020 Twitter hack

Joseph James O'Connor is also accused of hijacking TikTok and Snapchat user accounts, as well as cyberstalking a juvenile
22 Jul 2021