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Kaspersky finds most effective phishing emails imitate corporate messages, delivery notifications
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Security

Kaspersky finds most effective phishing emails imitate corporate messages, delivery notifications

Almost one in five employees clicked links in business related emails, but most emails containing threats or promising money were identified as phishi…
27 Jun 2022
Google warns of ‌ISP-controlled Hermit spyware
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malware

Google warns of ‌ISP-controlled Hermit spyware

The spyware primarily targets Android and iOS users in Italy and Kazakhstan
27 Jun 2022
LockBit 2.0 ransomware disguised as PDFs distributed in email attacks
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Security

LockBit 2.0 ransomware disguised as PDFs distributed in email attacks

Researchers have urged vigilance over compressed attachments sent under false pretenses
27 Jun 2022
Carnival hit with $5 million fine over cyber security violations
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cyber security

Carnival hit with $5 million fine over cyber security violations

The cruise line operator was criticised for failing to implement multi-factor authentication and failing to conduct cyber security training for its st…
27 Jun 2022
WatchGuard Firebox M590 review: Big red network security
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unified threat management (UTM)

WatchGuard Firebox M590 review: Big red network security

A powerful mid-range UTM appliance with top-notch security features at a sensible price
27 Jun 2022
Cisco to exit Russia, Belarus in business wind-down
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Business operations

Cisco to exit Russia, Belarus in business wind-down

The tech giant is the latest to leave the region altogether as Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine
24 Jun 2022
Cloudflare unveils new One Partner Program with zero trust at its core
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Cloudflare unveils new One Partner Program with zero trust at its core

Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince says the initiative aims to take the complexity out of zero trust architecture
24 Jun 2022
Quantum is 'the future of AWS system security', Amazon claims
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Network & Internet

Quantum is 'the future of AWS system security', Amazon claims

With third major quantum investment, AWS sets stage for next decade of network infrastructure
23 Jun 2022
Okta sets aside $1 million to support cyber security training for non-profits
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cyber security

Okta sets aside $1 million to support cyber security training for non-profits

One of the projects receiving a grant will help civil society organisations in Ukraine to strengthen their cyber security
23 Jun 2022
SolarWinds details 'next generation' software development process
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Software

SolarWinds details 'next generation' software development process

The open source approach, which will be shared with the wider community, is a direct response to the SUNBURST cyber attack in 2020
23 Jun 2022
'Embrace PowerShell for better security', say UK, US, NZ cyber authorities
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Microsoft Windows

'Embrace PowerShell for better security', say UK, US, NZ cyber authorities

The powerful automation and IT administrative tool has been used by hackers as an attack tool, but proper configuration can take the power out of thei…
23 Jun 2022
How secure is Gmail?
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Security

How secure is Gmail?

The practical steps you should take to secure your Gmail account, from implementing 2FA to performing regular checkups
23 Jun 2022
Best free malware removal tools 2022
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Security

Best free malware removal tools 2022

Worried your device is infected? Here are the tools you need to get rid of malicious software
22 Jun 2022
UK government opts against regulation for cyber security standards
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cyber attacks

UK government opts against regulation for cyber security standards

UK Cyber Security Council will move ahead with its planned chartered standards, with the government to monitor its adoption
22 Jun 2022
How to react to a data breach
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Security

How to react to a data breach

Would you know what to do if an online attacker got their hands on your data? We outline the first steps you should take following a security breach
22 Jun 2022
Delivery firm Yodel disrupted by cyber attack
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cyber attacks

Delivery firm Yodel disrupted by cyber attack

The company confirmed that some services are down but deliveries are continuing, though specific details are currently unknown
21 Jun 2022
BRATA malware has evolved to target online banking across Europe, researchers warn
phishing

BRATA malware has evolved to target online banking across Europe, researchers warn

The new variant can now access SMS, GPS, and device control to better steal financial data
21 Jun 2022
Avira Free Security review: An effective antimalware suite, but heavy on the marketing
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Avira Free Security review: An effective antimalware suite, but heavy on the marketing

It’s hard to fully appreciate Avira’s malware protection when the packaging feels so manipulative
21 Jun 2022
Security BSides commits to greater conference diversity after speaker backlash
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cyber security

Security BSides commits to greater conference diversity after speaker backlash

A surprise booking of a divisive social engineer prompted a number of cyber security experts to pull out of BSides Cleveland
21 Jun 2022
Cloudflare fixes outage that knocked major web services offline
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Network & Internet

Cloudflare fixes outage that knocked major web services offline

Online services such as Nord VPN, Shopify, and Steam were all inaccessible by users in most regions
21 Jun 2022
IT Pro News in Review: UK tech raises $16bn, Microsoft acquires Miburo, largest DDoS attack mitigated
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IT Pro News in Review: UK tech raises $16bn, Microsoft acquires Miburo, largest DDoS attack mitigated

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
17 Jun 2022
Microsoft Defender for Individuals to offer protections on macOS, iOS, and Android
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antivirus

Microsoft Defender for Individuals to offer protections on macOS, iOS, and Android

Family-friendly offering will come with a centralised dashboard to help manage security across different platforms
17 Jun 2022
Proofpoint details 'dangerous' ransomware flaw in SharePoint and OneDrive
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ransomware

Proofpoint details 'dangerous' ransomware flaw in SharePoint and OneDrive

Functionality allows ransomware to encrypt files stored on SharePoint and OneDrive to make them potentially unrecoverable, vendor says
17 Jun 2022