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Kaspersky finds that financial threats diminished while ransomware operators upped their game with spam and calls to clients and partners. [Read More]
Late-state SIEM startup adds a new chief executive and banks a $200 million “growth round” investment at a $2.4 billion valuation. [Read More]
The Microsoft initiative builds on the need for APAC governments to build cyber-defense strategies and keep the region protected from attacks through strong collaboration with tech companies. [Read More]
An alert released by the FBI and CISA warns that the SolarWinds hackers have abused an email marketing service to send malicious emails to 350 organizations. [Read More]
The Russia-linked SolarWinds hackers (Nobelium) are launching new attacks on the U.S. in a campaign that abuses a mass mailing service and impersonates a government agency. [Read More]
The U.S. Justice Department announces indictments against 22 charged with purchasing and using stolen payment cards. [Read More]
Japan's government agencies confirm customer data was stolen from a breach at service provider Fujitsu Limited. [Read More]
The company plans to use the funds to expand presence to more markets and invest in research and development. [Read More]
Tessian’s platform is designed to keep enterprise environments safe from human error while also helping employees do their job. [Read More]
Bitcoin scams have soared over the last seven months. The surge started around October 2020, and the scams are continuing today. [Read More]

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Erin O’Malley's picture
Conventional email security solutions may defend against spam, viruses, and malware, but they don’t defend against ignorance or egregious stupidity.
Bill Sweeney's picture
As data moves online, social engineering techniques have become far more personalized, technologically advanced and ultimately successful.
Travis Greene's picture
Yahoo's “Account Key” uses push notifications to their Yahoo Mail app on mobile devices. Will this securely replace passwords and two-factor authentication?
Travis Greene's picture
In the case of Hilary Clinton's personal email server, we know that Top Secret information was transmitted over a network that likely wasn’t equipped to safeguard it. If her server was a target of foreign state actors, the implications are frightening.
Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Marc Solomon's picture
Recent high-profile security breaches at major retailers stem from the fact that in-store networks and their components are evolving and spawning a range of attack vectors.
Marc Solomon's picture
Many continue to click on links or attachments sent via email without taking any steps to verify the origin of the email or the validity of the link or attachment. It only takes one click to for an attacker to establish a foothold in the target’s systems.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Social engineering attacks can happen at any time. Here are some strategies you can use to help reduce the chances of a successful social engineering/phishing attack you or your organization.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?
Tal Be'ery's picture
In this column, Tal analyzes the technical details of the DKIM vulnerability, evaluates possible implications of the exploit, and points to some general lessons.