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6 Ways Passwords Fail Basic Security Tests

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New data shows humans still struggle with password creation and management.1 of 7 Humans are good at some things, like eating too many potato chips or getting annoying songs stuck...
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US Government Issues Warning on Kimsuky APT Group

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The joint alert, from CISA, the FBI, and others, describes activities from the North Korean advanced persistent threat group.The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of...
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Microsoft’s Kubernetes Threat Matrix: Here’s What’s Missing

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With a fuller picture of the Kubernetes threat matrix, security teams can begin to implement mitigation strategies to protect their cluster from threats.The MITRE ATT&CK threat matrix is a valuable...
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US Treasury Sanctions Russian Institution Linked to Triton Malware

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Triton, also known as TRISIS and HatMan, was developed to target and manipulate industrial control systems, the US Treasury reports.The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets...
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Credential-Stuffing Attacks Plague Loyalty Programs

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But that's not the only type of web attack cybercriminals have been profiting from.Loyalty programs that attract consumers with free coffee, gas, airline miles, hotel stays, and more if...
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Botnet Infects Hundreds of Thousands of Websites

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KashmirBlack has been targeting popular content management systems, such as WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal, and using Dropbox and GitHub for communication to hide its presence.A botnet focused on cryptomining,...
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As Smartphones Become a Hot Target, Can Mobile EDR Help?

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Lookout Security debuts a mobile endpoint detection and response offering that will integrate into its mobile security platform.Lookout Security today announced the addition of endpoint detection and response (EDR)...
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McAfee Raises $740M in Second IPO

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The security software giant and its investors sold 37 million shares priced at $20 each, putting McAfee's value around $8.6 billion.McAfee today made its return to the public market...
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Iranian Cyberattack Group Deploys New PowGoop Downloader Against Mideast Targets

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Seedworm Group, aka MuddyWater, is also deploying commodity ransomware as part of espionage attacks on companies and government agencies in the Middle East region.An Iranian cyberattack group known as...
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Businesses Rethink Endpoint Security for 2021

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The mass movement to remote work has forced organizations to rethink their long-term plans for endpoint security. How will things look different next year?This year has put IT and...