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Hybrid Workplace Vulnerabilities: 4 Ways to Promote Online Safety

Over the past year and a half, workers everywhere have gotten used to working from home. They have adopted an entirely new work from home mindset and diverted their weekly commuting hours to other productive and more enjoyable pursuits. As parts of the world return to a “new normal,” another change is on the way: a gradual return to the …

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Some URL shortener services distribute Android malware, including banking or SMS trojans

On iOS we have seen link shortener services pushing spam calendar files to victims’ devices. We hope you already know that you shouldn’t click on just any URLs. You might be sent one in a message; somebody might insert one under a social media post or you could be provided with one on basically any …

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Seqrite uncovers second wave of Operation SideCopy targeting Indian critical infrastructure PSUs

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes The SideCopy APT Group has expanded its activity this year and now targets critical Indian sectors this time. Quick Heal Security Labs researchers have been tracking the notorious cyber-attack group – ‘Transparent Tribe’ since the first SideCopy campaign in September 2020, discovered by Quick Heal.  The team has recently discovered …

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Scammers offer streaming services, giveaways and a fake cyber currency to cash in on the Olympic Games

Kaspersky’s analysis found that cybercriminals are getting extra creative with the latest campaigns designed to harvest credentials. Image: iStock/Melpomenem Kaspersky experts analyzed Olympic-related phishing attacks and found fake pages offering streaming services, tickets to events that won’t have spectators, and even a fake Olympic Games virtual currency. Olga Svistunova, a security expert at Kaspersky, said …

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Law Firm for Ford, Pfizer, Exxon Discloses …

Campbell Conroy & O’Neil reports the attack affected personal data including Social Security numbers, passport numbers, and payment card data for some individuals. Campbell Conroy & O’Neill, a law firm that represents hundreds of major organizations, has confirmed a data privacy incident related to a ransomware attack detected earlier this year. Campbell’s client list includes …

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How to Secure Your Smart Home: A Step-by-Step Guide

How many rooms in your home contain a smart device? From Peloton bikes to showerheads with Bluetooth speakers, smart home technology is rapidly making its way into every room in every household. In fact, the number of smart households (those that contain smart home technology) in the U.S. is expected to grow to 77.05 million by 2025. But with new technology comes new challenges.   Many product designers rush to get their smart devices to market, …

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Cybercriminals may target 2020 Tokyo Olympics, FBI warns

Cybercriminals may target the popular event with ransomware, phishing, or DDoS attacks in a bid to increase their notoriety or make money The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a warning about threat actors potentially attempting to disrupt the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. It went on to warn that cybercriminals could utilize various …

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REvil Returns: Diving Deeper Into the Kaseya VSA Ransomware Attack

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes In a recent event, Kaseya – the US-based software provider for MSPs and IT Teams has reported a worldwide Supply Chain Attack on July 2, 2021 taking advantage of US Independence Day as a leverage since the strength of staffs to monitor the attack would be less. The hacker group …

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