Evil TeamViewer Attacks Under the Guise of the U.S. State Department

The attack is targeting financial regulators and embassy staff– but probably isn’t the work of an APT.

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France’s ‘Secure’ Telegram Replacement Hacked in an Hour

The messaging app that will replace the government’s use of WhatsApp and Telegram was released last week, with security vulnerability included.

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4 Tips to Protect Your Business Against Social Media Mistakes

Don’t let social media become the go-to platform for cybercriminals looking to steal sensitive corporate information or cause huge reputational damage.

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Can you get hit by someone else’s ransomware? [VIDEO]

How to protect yourself from being *affected* by malware, even if you’re not yourself *infected*.

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‘123456’ Remains the World’s Most Breached Password

“123456” remains the most common password which digital criminals abuse to steal unsuspecting users’ sensitive information. On 21 April, the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) partnered with security researcher Troy Hunt to publish the top 100,000 passwords from Hunt’s Pwned Password service. Here are the top 20 passwords from this list: 123456 123456789 […]… Read More

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Security that works together: Signal Sciences and Cisco Threat Response

Signal Sciences is a leading web application security company. Through collaboration, we have combined the powers of Cisco Threat Response and Signal Sciences.

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Six Myths People Still Believe About GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, and by the letter of the law, virtually every business in the UK needs to comply with it. However, there are still some misconceptions surrounding the law and what it means to organisations. This can lead to difficult situations where mistakes can be […]… Read More

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WannaCry hero Hutchins now officially a convicted cybercriminal

The youngster who spent his own money to protect people from the WannaCry virus has pleaded guilty to malware-related cybercrime charges.

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