Cybercriminals want your cloud services accounts, CISA warns

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:29:03 +0000

CISA has issued a warning about several recent successful cyberattacks against various organizations’ cloud services

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A week in security (December 14 – December 20)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 11:52:26 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from December 14 – 20, including SolarWinds, smart toys, Egregor, and many other topics.

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VideoBytes: Brute force attacks increase due to more open RDP ports

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 20:28:41 +0000

The number of RDP ports exposed to the Internet grew from about three million in January 2020 to over four and a half million in March. So how do you protect yourself?

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Brute force attacks increase due to more open RDP ports

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000

More open ports are inviting attackers to try and gain entry by using brute force attacks. Why is this happening and what can we do?

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The passwordless present: Will biometrics replace passwords forever?

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 15:00:00 +0000

The effectiveness of passwords to protect data has long been debated. Many have called for the death of passwords, instead pushing for biometrics to secure their most precious information. But is biometrics really a better, safer option?

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Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 18:04:44 +0000

Phobos, which many believe was named after the Greek god of fear, isn’t as widespread as it was before nor is it more novel than your average ransomware. Yet, it remains a threat to consumers and businesses alike. We dive into Phobos ransomware and show users how to face their fears and protect against it.

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How the most damaging ransomware evades IT security

Credit to Author: Mark Loman| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 13:50:28 +0000

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