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UK banks lagging behind on email security, study finds

More than half of banking institutions in the UK are slacking on cybersecurity, leaving staff and customers wide open to phishing attacks, analyst Proofpoint has warned.
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Security analyst issues payroll fraud warning

Hijacked employee email addresses can be used by criminals to impersonate workers and trick companies into paying them their salaries instead, a security analyst warns.
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Engineering workstations deemed riskiest in critical infrastructure facilities

While hackers target most operational technology (OT) and industrial control system (ICS) devices, some receive more attention than others.
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Bad to the cyber-bone: analyst warns of malicious bots flooding internet

Malicious programs that mimic human computer use for cybercriminal purposes, known as “bad bots,” are becoming more sophisticated, a study says.
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New threat actor on the cyber-scene in Ukraine, says analyst

A previously unidentified partisan group is believed to be using new malware programs to phish for details of targets in disputed Russian-held areas of Ukraine.
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Phishing scam caught using hijacked student accounts

Malicious hackers are taking over student email accounts and using these as a cover for social engineering scams aimed at tricking staff at other businesses into handing over sensitive data, a report has found.
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Cookies from youtube.com – better not

Image source – pandasecurity.com Have you ever visited an online shopping website after a long time and saw your cart...
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Why using Torrents can trap your computer into a botnet

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As of 2020, there are 7.7 million IoT devices on the Internet. Most of these devices are not protected by...
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How your laptop can be hacked at the Airport

It is commonly and generally an inevitable part of human nature to underrate the overall security measures related to the...
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Phishing: The Great Guide to Protection [2021]

Hundreds of millions of people around the world experience phishing every year. With the help of it, the largest companies...
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How Malware Works and How Much Hackers Earn [2021]

Hello! My name is Dean Chester and I research security issues on the Internet. For this article, I contacted someone...
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Is it possible to cause a blackout by hacking 250k electric cars?

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Image source - Shutterstock I suppose you have never thought about the fact that your car can become a deadly...
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Understanding Cyber Security and modern threats

Did you know that invisible warriors are fighting for your online privacy right now? We go to work, play sports,...
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Top identity threats to watch for in 2021 and how to protect against them

Did you know that your lovely Internet shop can store your payment methods nonencrypted? Or your smart home device can...
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Internet Safety 101: A Parent’s Guide to Their Child’s Safety on the Internet for 2021

Worried about what your child is looking at on the internet? Are you sure your child is safe while using...
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How can Smart Cities assist Cybercriminals in extending their Botnets?

Can you guess most favorite device type for Botnet creators? It is not hard at all, it is Internet-of-Things. They...
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Mobile Cyber Security Threats [2021]

Is it possible to hack a smartphone that contains an electronic copy of our lives? To answer this question, I...
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Metaverse and security risks through VR and AR

"Fantasy world is no longer imaginative." With Facebook introducing Meta and Virtual Reality, a new wave of concerns and critiques...
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