Security

Best MDM solutions 2020
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mobile device management (MDM)

Best MDM solutions 2020

What are the best enterprise MDM tools available for securing your corporate devices?
17 Sep 2021
How do hackers choose their targets?
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hacking

How do hackers choose their targets?

We explore what goes on in the minds of cyber criminals
17 Sep 2021
Owner of DDoS for hire sites found guilty of hacking offences
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Owner of DDoS for hire sites found guilty of hacking offences

Matthew Gatrel faces 35 years in prison when he is sentenced in January 2022
17 Sep 2021
Microsoft brings passwordless security to consumer accounts
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft brings passwordless security to consumer accounts

Customers can even delete their passwords entirely if they wish
16 Sep 2021
Datto launches its business continuity solution for Azure
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disaster recovery (DR)

Datto launches its business continuity solution for Azure

Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure helps MSPs recover data within minutes of an outage
15 Sep 2021
Smishing attacks increased 700% in first six months of 2021
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scams

Smishing attacks increased 700% in first six months of 2021

Which? has urged businesses to play their part to protect people from text message scams
14 Sep 2021
Hackers develop Linux port of Cobalt Strike for new attacks
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Security

Hackers develop Linux port of Cobalt Strike for new attacks

The modified version of the penetration testing toolkit can evade malware detection
14 Sep 2021
Booz Allen acquires cyber security firm Tracepoint
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Acquisition

Booz Allen acquires cyber security firm Tracepoint

The acquisition will strengthen Booz Allen’s foothold in the private cyber security market
13 Sep 2021
Robust password policies cut cyber attacks by 60%
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cyber security

Robust password policies cut cyber attacks by 60%

Research shows that hackers most often use brute force password attacks and flaw exploitation
13 Sep 2021
Are QR codes safe?
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QR codes

Are QR codes safe?

It’s not so much the safety of the codes themselves, but where they lead to that matter
13 Sep 2021
BT conducts 'world's first' trial of quantum-secure communications
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Network & Internet

BT conducts 'world's first' trial of quantum-secure communications

The achievement was made possible using hollow-core fibre cable provided by a Southampton Uni startup
13 Sep 2021
Olympus hit by suspected ransomware attack
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ransomware

Olympus hit by suspected ransomware attack

The former digital camera specialist has shut down its networks in Europe, Africa and the Middle East while it investigates the incident
13 Sep 2021
The most secure email services of 2021
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email providers

The most secure email services of 2021

Email is not secure by design, but these email providers allow you to send emails with top-level security
12 Sep 2021
Dual citizen sentenced to 11 years for role in North Korean crypto hacking scheme
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hacking

Dual citizen sentenced to 11 years for role in North Korean crypto hacking scheme

Ontario resident laundered cash for North Korea from bank heists and BEC scams
10 Sep 2021
DOJ extradites Ukrainian man who used a botnet to decrypt login credentials
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botnets

DOJ extradites Ukrainian man who used a botnet to decrypt login credentials

The 28-year-old allegedly sold passwords to other criminals on the dark web
9 Sep 2021
Ransomware hackers break off from Babuk to join a new group
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ransomware

Ransomware hackers break off from Babuk to join a new group

New research shines a light on the fallout between criminals in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline attack
9 Sep 2021
Over 90% of IT teams feel pressure to compromise security
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Security

Over 90% of IT teams feel pressure to compromise security

Organizations reject attempts to update security
9 Sep 2021
Hacked PayPal accounts tripled in value during pandemic
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hacking

Hacked PayPal accounts tripled in value during pandemic

But value of hacked credit cards decline, according to survey
8 Sep 2021
Network-wide security flaw discovered in NPM package
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vulnerability

Network-wide security flaw discovered in NPM package

“Pac-resolver” vulnerability could lead to remote code execution
7 Sep 2021
Ragnar Locker vows to leak data if victim contacts the police
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ransomware

Ragnar Locker vows to leak data if victim contacts the police

The ransomware gang said victims hiring "professional negotiators" are making the recovery process worse
7 Sep 2021
Defeating ransomware with unified security from WatchGuard
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Whitepaper

Defeating ransomware with unified security from WatchGuard

How SMBs can defend against the onslaught of ransomware attacks
7 Sep 2021
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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Security

The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective methods for stealing passwords
7 Sep 2021
ProtonMail criticised for sharing activist's IP address with law enforcement
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privacy

ProtonMail criticised for sharing activist's IP address with law enforcement

The company prides itself on benefitting from Switzerland's strict privacy laws, yet had to follow the “legally binding order"
7 Sep 2021