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Cybercriminals are using blockchain to improve security. Should you?

Business-minded hackers are testing blockchain technologies to secure their illegal operations. Here's what enterprises can learn from them.

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The potential costs of cybercrime that can’t be calculated

Cybersecurity risk often is treated as a nebulous, abstract concept. However, the possibility of attacks that start as cyber incidents but turn out to be a precursor to physical attacks are increasingly commanding more of our...

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6 steps for building a robust incident response plan

While a lot of energy is put it into avoiding security breaches, it’s not always possible. A solid incident response plan can restrict damage, reduce recovery time and limit the associated costs.

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British Airways hack was by same group that compromised Ticketmaster

The British Airways hack involved a highly targeted approach using 22 lines of skimmer code by the group that compromised Ticketmaster.

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

Controlling thousands or even millions of devices gives cyber attackers the upper hand to deliver malware or conduct a DDoS attack.

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4 frameworks you need to protect your digital enterprise against the latest cybersecurity threats

Cybersecurity attacks are getting vicious, expensive and bringing entire businesses to their knees. CIOs and CISOs don’t have time to reinvent the wheel and should adapt US Government and Department of Defense lighthouse frameworks...

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Bad OpSec led to the downfall of teenage DDoS-for-hire group leader

A UK teenager and leader of a DDoS-for-hire group pleaded guilty to three counts of making fake bomb threats that affected thousands of students and resulted in the grounding of a United Airlines flight.

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China’s MSS using LinkedIn against the U.S.

The head of the U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center says China's MSS is using social networks, specifically LinkedIn, to target, access, and recruit U.S. sources.

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The most important attributes of a cybersecurity platform

A cybersecurity platform should have coverage across major threat vectors, central management, and technologies for prevention, detection, and response in any security platform.

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Cryptojacking attacks spiked in first half of 2018

Cryptojacking attacks, fileless malware, and malware with small file sizes all increased in the first half of 2018 as cyber thugs tried to use more covert tactics.

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What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.

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The transition toward enterprise-class cybersecurity vendors

Information security professionals working at enterprise organizations want to work with vendors that have experience with business/IT initiatives and industry knowledge.

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What your enterprise needs to know about cyber threat intelligence

Understanding the threats and vulnerabilities in your IT environment.

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The state of cybersecurity at small organizations

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are being compromised due to human error, ignorance, and apathy.

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Where Chicken Little meets information security

Outside of a movie theater, your plane won’t be hacked out of the sky.

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An inside look at hybrid Office 365 phishing attacks | Salted Hash Ep 41

In this episode, Steve Ragan shows what a hybrid phishing attack looks like as it starts off on one service, and quickly moves to another.

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What is a phishing kit? Watch this in-depth explainer | Salted Hash Ep 39

What is a phishing kit? In this video, Steve Ragan offers an answer and a look at some of the kits Salted Hash has collected.

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An introduction to Kit Hunter, a phishing kit detector | Salted Hash Ep 40

Kit Hunter, a basic Python script written by host Steve Ragan, searches on common tag elements to find hidden phishing kits on a web server.

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