Tag: Cybersecurity

29
Dec

How To Secure Your Cloud Data

Written by: Jay H. Cloud technology provides many benefits, such as improved productivity, scalability, accessibility, and cost savings. However, many businesses worry that the cloud is more vulnerable to data breaches than on-premise servers. Truthfully, any computing environment is susceptible if you do not take proactive steps to secure them. Let’s go over how to secure your cloud data to

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21
Dec

800k WordPress Websites Vulnerable To SEO Plugin Vulnerabilities

Written by: Jay H. Vulnerabilities exposed over 3 million websites using the popular All in One SEO WordPress plugin to takeover attacks by critical vulnerabilities. The plugin’s developers released a security update for the flaws on December 7, 2021; however, over 820,000 websites have not updated the plugin, leaving them vulnerable to crippling attacks. These flaws allow low-level permission roles

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15
Dec

FBI: Ransomware Targeting Food & Agriculture Sector

Written by: Jay H. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned that cybercriminals are targeting the food and agriculture sector with ransomware attacks. According to the notification, threat actors are turning their attention to the food and agriculture industry because of its increasing reliance on smart tech. These attacks are disrupting operations, causing financial loss, and negatively impacting the food

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25
Nov

What Is Endpoint Detection And Response?

Written by: Jay H. Every device on your business network poses a threat. Your computers, mobile devices, servers, and even printers are all vectors hackers can use to breach your organization. So, how do you know if suspicious activity occurs? What if attackers compromise a device? Endpoint detection and response (EDR) aims to address these challenges, using continuous monitoring to

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8
Nov

The Cost Of A Data Breach Is Increasing

Written by: Jay H. Cybercrime continues to be a lucrative endeavor for criminals. The average cost of a data breach is only rising, according to IBM’s 17th-annual Cost of a Data Breach report. Of the breaches impacting 537 organizations across 17 countries and industries, the average total cost of a data breach was $4.24 million. This is the highest cost

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29
Oct

Fake Tech Support Scams On The Rise Targeting Remote Workers

Written by: Jay H. Scammers are increasing using pop-up messages with fake warnings of computer problems to scam remote employees, according to data gathered by Fortinet. Over one in four organizations detected these types of deceptive scare tactics, also known as “scareware”. How Tech Support Scams Work The scenarios typically play out like this: first, the user receives a fake pop-up

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19
Oct

5 Must-Have Cybersecurity Measures Every Small Business Must Take

Written by: Jay H. Nowadays, cybersecurity measures are a must for individuals and organizations alike. Without them, cybercriminals can easily breach your network and steal, damage, or delete your invaluable data. If you think you are “too small” to be targeted by attackers, think again. Approximately 43 percent of all cyberattacks target small businesses, meaning you’re in the direct sight

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11
Oct

You Can Now Go Passwordless With Your Microsoft Account

Written by: Jay H. Passwords have long been an inconvenient – but necessary – safeguard for everything in our online lives. We’re expected to use unique, complex passwords for every account or risk getting hacked. But now, Microsoft has announced that you can go passwordless with your Microsoft account. You can completely remove the password from your Microsoft account and instead

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30
Sep

Cybersecurity Agencies Reveal Top Targeted Vulnerabilities

Written by: Jay H. A joint security advisory issued by the top cybersecurity agencies reveals the most targeted vulnerabilities by cybercriminals over the past two years. The USA’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the USA’s Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) also shared details on these security

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16
Sep

What Is A Botnet And How Does It Work?

Written by: Jay H. Botnets are an extensive network of PCs infected with malware controlled remotely by an attacker, known as the “bot-herder.” Think of a robot army under the control of its master. Each machine under the control of the bot-herder is known as a bot. From the attacker’s centralized position, they can easily command every computer in the

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