Web tracking could represent cybersecurity threat

A team of cybersecurity researchers from Princeton University have warned that web tracking firms could be in a position to abuse password mechanisms to compromise individuals’ usernames and email addresses, heightening the risk of cybersecurity breaches. Many popular browsers, including Firefox, Chrome and Safari, feature login managers which individuals can use to save and autofill … Continued

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Report exposes reasons behind cybersecurity vulnerabilities

A new report on cybersecurity reveals that simple human error remains one of the principal vulnerabilities that leave organizations open to cyberattacks. The research, carried out by leading cybersecurity and antivirus provider Kaspersky Lab, found that carelessness by employees was at the root of 46 percent of data breaches in the past year. The researchers … Continued

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Federal clampdown on credit data cybersecurity breaches

Two senators have announced plans for new cybersecurity laws that will give the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) the power to penalize organizations handling consumer credit data that fail to properly safeguard against cybercriminals. The legislation, entitled the Data Breach Prevention and Compensation Act, was proposed by Senators Elizabeth Warren and Mark Warner, and would create … Continued

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Cybersecurity issues will likely worsen in 2018

There’s no denying that 2017 was a bad year for cybersecurity. A report from Malwarebytes revealed that the overall volume of attacks had increased by 96 percent from the previous year, with a number of high-profile cyberattacks – such as May’s WannaCry ransomware attack – making news headlines worldwide. So can we expect a reprieve … Continued

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Is cybercrime gang driven?

A new report from cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes reveals not only an increase in cybercrime in 2017, but also an increasing shift toward gang-driven hacking and cyber attacks. The report, The New Mafia: Gangs and Vigilantes, explains that organized gangs of cyber-criminals are taking advantage of their willingness to intimidate and paralyze victims by stealing sensitive … Continued

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Cyber security threats to watch out for in 2018

From worldwide ransomware attacks to data breaches such as that suffered by credit-reporting giant Equifax, 2017 has shown us that cybersecurity threats continue to be a very real danger to businesses of all sizes. With cybercriminals becoming increasingly more sophisticated in their attacks against individuals, businesses, and other institutions, here are what we believe will … Continued

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Cyber-Criminal Group Targeting Companies Worldwide

Cyber-criminals are seeing more and more media attention lately as they are targeting global companies casing fear throughout the business world. Many of the cyber-criminals are harmless and just showing off their skills, but there are some cyber-criminal groups that are threatening company network security systems demanding ransoms to not destroy important data. Cyber Crime … Continued

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Better Cyber Security Training in 3 Steps

When it comes to network security, proper training is the key to a successful strategy. Cyber security is important to any growing business and with hundreds of employees in control of your data, there are at least that many ways something can go wrong. Awareness and training, combined with breaking them into specific user groups, … Continued

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