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Work from Home As The New Threat Gateway

The world shifted to a remote work model in response to the COVID-19 pandemic last year. At first, that was more necessity than preference, but today some employers are not going to return to their former office mode.   However, one less obvious but nevertheless critical challenge relates to cybersecurity risks due to distributed work […]

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How Smartphones Became A Human Kryptonite

Is your phone really listening to you?   Revisiting the truth behind this concerning issue with Edward Snowden In a recent interview by Joe Rogan Experience (JRE) Clips, Edward Snowden, an ex-CIA employee discussed whether smartphones are listening to our conversations.   For instance, have you noticed that shortly after talking about going on a […]

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The Collapse Of Social Media Security

Major hacks of social media platforms or a tale of 3 data ‘leaks’: Clubhouse, LinkedIn, Facebook.   Following is a list of three major security breaches to have impacted social media platforms over the past week. You’ve likely seen reports of new data hacks on Facebook and LinkedIn, which have exposed the personal information of […]

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FBI: $4 Billion In Cybercrime Losses

2020 broke all records for cybercrime. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s annual report, there were nearly 800,000 complaints about various cyber incidents last year, a 69 percent increase over 2019. For the fifth year in a row, the FBI recorded an increase in crimes and increasing monetary losses. In 2020, victims reported more […]

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Cybersecurity as a Business Priority

In the digital world, no business can be sure of its invulnerability. Every company sooner or later faces a cyberattack, but only a few take a business-oriented approach to cyber risks. A PwC 2020 study found that about 62% of CEOs worldwide worry that cyber threats will affect their companies’ growth potential. Yet, according to […]

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Microsoft Exchange Attack: Are You Affected And What To Do Next?

Four zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server are being actively exploited by a state-backed threat group Hafnium from China and appear to have been adopted by other cyber attackers in widespread attacks.   At least 30,000 organizations are already thought to have been attacked in the US, but the number may be much larger globally […]

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The Worst Passwords of 2020

The worst passwords of the year have become a tradition. Do you remember, in 2019, we published a ranking of the 100 most unsuccessful passwords? 2020 will be no exception, especially since experts have analyzed more than 5 billion leaked passwords, and there is a lot to be surprised about.   Some introductions Experts conducted […]