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Category: Security

MyloBot botnet leaves researchers perplexed, worried

MyloBot botnet is a new destructive malware that researchers say exhibits “rare and unique behavior.” And this is why InfoSec…

U.S. Supreme Court decision on mobile location data a boost for privacy protection

Privacy protection in the United States received a needed boost as a result of a recent Supreme Court decision that…

Shedding light on shadow IT: Yes, it’s a problem — except when it’s not

Shadow IT is viewed by many businesses as a problem because it indicates a loss of control over what technologies…

Olympic Destroyer attackers back with a vengeance, eye bigger targets

Instead of laying low, the threat actors known as Olympic Destroyer are pursuing bigger targets with more aggressive measures.

$10 million Banco de Chile heist caused by misdirection attack

What kind of problems can happen if your cybersecurity policy is more than two decades out of date? A whole…

New Android malware: MysteryBot banking Trojan the latest headache for researchers

Yet another dangerous malware is threatening the financial sector. The MysteryBot banking Trojan has not been fully unleashed yet, but…

Want to pump up your IT security? Strengthen your account management practices

If your company doesn't get a good handle on its account management practices, your IT security will suffer as a…

Cybercriminals getting their kicks with malicious World Cup phishing campaign

Big events always kick cybercriminals into hyperdrive as they attempt to exploit innocent people. The current World Cup phishing campaign…

Data protection: Be aggressive and be smart — or be a victim

Data protection is not the IT manager’s or even the IT team’s responsibility alone. If an entire company isn’t mobilized…

Do password managers keep you secure — or give you a false sense of security?

The sheer number of passwords we have to manage has become unmanageable. To get a handle on the situation, many…