Expert: Manpower is a huge cybersecurity issue in 2021

Changing threats, volume of threats, and ransomware plague organizations. Having some autonomous AI tools to help pros do their jobs can help. More about cybersecurity TechRepublic’s Karen Roby spoke with Marcus Fowler, director of strategic threat for Darktrace and former CIA officer, about ways to help cybersecurity professionals get their

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Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome Roll Out Password Protection Tools

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Vadokrist: A wolf in sheep’s clothing

Another in our occasional series demystifying Latin American banking trojans Vadokrist is a Latin American banking trojan that ESET has been tracking since 2018 and that is active almost exclusively in Brazil. In this installment of our series, we examine its main features and some connections to other Latin American

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Intel Confirms Unauthorized Access of Earnings-Related Data

News likely contributed to slide of over 9% in chipmaker’s stock at one point Friday. Intel shares on Friday at one point dropped by as much as 9% from Thursday evening’s close at least partly because of reports the chipmaker was forced to release its Q4, 2020 results a little

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Cybersecurity: Blaming users is not the answer

A punitive approach toward employees reporting data breaches intensifies problems. Image: iStock/iBrave Experts are warning, when it comes to cybersecurity, blaming users is a terrible idea. Doing so likely results in creating an even worse situation. “Many organizations have defaulted to a blame culture when it comes to data security,” comments

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Speed of Digital Transformation May Lead to Greater App Vulnerabilities

The fastest-moving industries are struggling to produce secure code, according to AppSec experts. Digital transformation initiatives have become a common way for companies to make their businesses more agile and to adapt quickly to market changes. But faster software development speeds and the greater number of applications may be causing

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Sharing eBook With Your Kindle Could Have Let Hackers Hijack Your Account

Amazon has addressed a number of flaws in its Kindle e-reader platform that could have allowed an attacker to take control of victims’ devices by simply sending them a malicious e-book. Dubbed “KindleDrip,” the exploit chain takes advantage of a feature called “Send to Kindle” to send a malware-laced document

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Google: How and when to change your password

Google: How and when to change your password Length: 0:55 | Jan 21, 2021 If you’ve ever been tempted to change your Google account password, but weren’t sure how, don’t let that confusion stop you. Jack Wallen walks you through the process.

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2020 sees huge increase in records exposed in data breaches

The number of breaches may have fallen, but the number of exposed records hit a high not seen since 2005, says Risk Based Security. Image: iStockphoto/Rawpixel Data breaches now seem to be a never-ending story as we constantly hear about one company after another being compromised. The true damage of

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Attackers Leave Stolen Credentials Searchable on Google

Operators behind a global phishing campaign inadvertently left thousands of stolen credentials accessible via Google Search. The attackers behind a summer 2020 phishing campaign accidentally exposed the credentials they stole to the public Internet, where they could be discovered with a simple Google search.  Last August, the operators launched a

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