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Con artists have their hooks out for Christmas, analyst warns

In its “phishmas” festive warning, cybersecurity company Avanan is warning shoppers to remain extra vigilant, as online fraudsters spoof legitimate suppliers to steal their credentials. Perhaps more alarmingly, it has also seen an uptick in payday fraud – where company employees are impersonated online and their wages stolen.
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Arqit and Dell team up to sell devices with quantum encryption

Arqit partnered with Dell in the hopes of securing US government contracts.
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Threat actors impersonate Elon Musk to steal credentials

Crooks pretending to be Elon Musk are sending phishing emails in an attempt to steal personal information.
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China unleashes state power to tackle deepfakes

China has announced an extensive set of rules to keep the so-called deepfakes in check.
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Drone hacking: threat actors capitalize on fast-growing market

Drones pose an increasingly bigger threat to organizations since threat actors exploit the technology for surveillance and kinetic operations and hack into enterprise-owned drones, causing monetary loss and reputational damage.
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Weakest passwords of 2022

High numbers of people are still using easily guessable passwords such as swear words, celebrity names, cities, animals, or keyboard sequences, with half of those observed consisting of just one word, according to fresh research by our sister company Cybernews.
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Thomson Reuters leaked terabytes of sensitive data

Thomson Reuters left an open database with sensitive corporate and customer data, such as third-party server passwords.
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LinkedIn boosts security to combat fake accounts

LinkedIn said the company would introduce additional features to help users identify fake accounts and fraudsters.
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Remote work is here to stay, report suggests

A new study revealed that profitability, cybersecurity, and efforts to retain the best talent are top priorities for chief financial officers (CFOs).
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Here’s what you can learn about a person just by looking at their search terms

81% of top websites leak search terms to third parties. Why is it something to be concerned about? Even relatively benign searches can vividly depict a person’s life and interests.
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Threat actors impersonate Geek Squad to harvest credentials

Subscription renewal emails might get your heart pounding. Especially when it comes from a service provider you never even subscribed to.
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Mobile phones and Bluetooth devices now exhibit a global security risk

Outline of Security Risk Research by Team of Nishat Bhaskar What the security risk looks like? Researchers have found an...
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Pwn2Own: For the first time ever, printers have been hacked

Outline of Event Two groups designated printers right from the start, acquiring a sum of $60,000. For hacking a Canon...
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Facebook face recognition system is now shutting down

Businesses and hospitals use facial recognition for security reasons, but critics say it could compromise privacy, target marginalized groups, and...
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Cyberattack on health care disrupting the whole plan of appointment for travelers

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Health Care System The health care system of Newfoundland, and Labrador, a province of Canada, were under...
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The 'Groove' Ransomware Group Was a Fraud

In September, several media warned about the advent of "Groove," a new ransomware group that urged rival extortion gangs to...
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HEIMDAL™ detection highlighted the decrease in successful cyberattacks

On 31st May 2021, the Heimdal™ Security SOC team started an investigation on attack and exfiltration methodologies. They analyzed that...
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Mobile Phishing Threats Surged 161% In 2021

The Lookout Report Lockout (IT Security Company) released a report showing that mobile phishing exposure surged 161% within the energy...
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