Maria Korolov

Contributing Writer

Maria Korolov has been covering emerging technology and emerging markets for the past twenty years. She has reported from Russia, India, and Afghanistan, and recently returned to the United States after running a news bureau in China for five years

4 security concerns for low-code and no-code development

Best antivirus software: 14 top tools

Best antivirus software: 14 top tools

These top-ranking Windows 10 client antivirus products were tested on three primary criteria: protection, performance, and usability.

6 ways malware can bypass endpoint protection

6 ways malware can bypass endpoint protection

Breaches from attacks that defeat or run around endpoint protection measures are on the rise. Here's how attackers do it.

How First Citrus Bank got rid of employee passwords

How First Citrus Bank got rid of employee passwords

The Florida bank rolled out passwordless authentication in February that relies on device biometrics of their smartphones.

What is GPS spoofing? And how you can defend against it

What is GPS spoofing? And how you can defend against it

The U.S. Global Positioning System, part of a network of global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), is vulnerable to attacks that could disrupt many industries. Here's how it works and what you can do to mitigate its risk.

Google expands cloud security capabilities, including simpler configuration

Google expands cloud security capabilities, including simpler configuration

New tools and services will help make it easier for enterprises to manage security with Google products as well as with Amazon and in their own private clouds and applications.

What is AI fuzzing? And why it may be the next big cybersecurity threat

What is AI fuzzing? And why it may be the next big cybersecurity threat

Pairing artificial intelligence or machine learning with traditional fuzzing techniques creates a powerful tool to find application or system vulnerabilities — for both researchers and cyber criminals.

What is quantum cryptography? It’s no silver bullet, but could improve security

What is quantum cryptography? It’s no silver bullet, but could improve security

In the arms race between white and black hats, the infosec industry looks to quantum cryptography and quantum key distribution (QKD). That may be just part of the answer, however.

What is a botnet? And why they aren't going away anytime soon

What is a botnet? And why they aren't going away anytime soon

A botnet is a collection of any type of internet-connected device that an attacker has compromised. Commonly used in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, botnets can also take advantage of their collective computing power to...

What is biometrics? And why collecting biometric data is risky

What is biometrics? And why collecting biometric data is risky

Biometric authentication uses physical or behavioral human characteristics to digitally identify a person to grant access to systems, devices or data. It has the potential to make authentication dramatically faster, easier and more...

What is a supply chain attack? Why you should be wary of third-party providers

What is a supply chain attack? Why you should be wary of third-party providers

The weak link in your enterprise security might lie with partners and suppliers. Here’s how to understand and mitigate that risk.

How to protect backups from ransomware

How to protect backups from ransomware

Ransomware is getting smarter, attacking backups to prevent recovery. Prevent this from happening by taking a few simple steps.

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