Cybersecurity

Personal Information Of Million Bulgarians Taxpayers Stolen

Bulgaria, an Eastern European country of 7 million people is a recent victim of a large-scale data breach, as its state tax agency’s tax information storage servers were hacked last June 2019. No other than its Minister of Finance, Vladislav Goranov issued a public apology for the incident that happened under his watch. Security researchers

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Alternative Secure Email Infra For The Enterprise

Firms should always consider the worst-case scenario in their internal IT environment. The need to put in place procedures in the event of a disaster, and periodically update these procedures in order to be relevant to the current trends. IT leaders need to devise ways, a detailed description of what to do when the malware

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Fundamentals Of A DDoS Attack

Distributed Denial of Service Attack (DDoS) is a critical cybersecurity concern that causes a service to stop by sending numerous processing requests from multiple computers to a target server over the network. DDoS basically is an expansion of the DoS attack, when multiple computers make simultaneously request service from a certain target in an effort

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Myths In Cybersecurity That People Needs To Forget

Cyber attacks come in various presentation and packages, the damage range from “all systems feel normal” to “the sky is falling” scenarios. But one thing is for sure, users of all access levels, from system admins to end-users and consumers have a large role to play for the success or failure of cyber attacks perpetuated.

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The Forgotten IT Security Aspects Of Healthcare Firms

The Healthcare sector’s continued problem with cybersecurity vulnerabilities will continue for many years to come. As long as their equipment follows the principle of “use it until it physically breaks down.” In the world of IT, such a process does not work from the standpoint of security and privacy, especially in the aspect of the

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Vulnerability Management In The Nutshell

In the process of developing and actually using particular software, security vulnerabilities leading to cyber attacks are commonplace. It is a well-known fact that there are a series of cyber-attacks that are perpetuated by malicious people, we report various incidents of cyber attacks and online misbehavior of some parties, to gain an upper hand in

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Australia’s University Of Wollongong Cyber Attack Ready

Australia’s University of Wollongong (UOW) is taking strong defensive measures against cyber attacks in anticipation of its eventuality said by its spokesperson this week. This is through an effective lessening of the attack surface of University computers and Internet-connected devices as well as regular penetration testing, continued cybersecurity training for University staff and IT security

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How to Keep Your Business Protected From Cyber Attack

On May 6, 2019, the city of Washington, Pennsylvania, suffered a malware attack that shut down its phone and messaging system for more than a week. The only exception is the 911 system, which operates throughout the county and continues to be available to residents of the city. This type of ransomware attack can occur

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BEC Scams, A Profitable Phishing Technique

Only a few groups in the cybersecurity industry know or even heard the name “Scattered Canary”, it is considered as a “cyber-gang” with at least a dozen members set to issue targeted BEC (Business Email Compromise) campaigns. Scattered Canary started its operations more than ten years ago, with only a few members, the team targeted

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WannaCry In 2019? Yes, WannaCry Is Still Here

Two years ago in 2017, the world was caught off guard by a very destructive ransomware named WannaCry. With its infection success rate, estimates revealed that ransom payment for WannaCry went up to $4 billion that year. The NSA’s former top secret weaponized bug in SMB (Server Message Block) version 1 went to the wrong

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