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 skinny on the Instacart breach

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:32:59 +0000

With the sudden popularity of grocery and pick-up services in this pandemic era, online criminals were swift to target and compromise Instacart. How did it happen?

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6 ways hackers are targeting retail businesses

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 18:04:10 +0000

Whether it’s a high-volume shopping season or not, retail businesses are at risk from cybercriminals in a number of ways. Learn how hackers target retailers and shoppers alike.

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Forced Password Reset? Check Your Assumptions

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:58:53 +0000

Almost weekly now I hear from an indignant reader who suspects a data breach at a Web site they frequent that has just asked the reader to reset their password. Further investigation almost invariably reveals that the password reset demand was not the result of a breach but rather the site’s efforts to identify customers who are reusing passwords from other sites that have already been hacked. But ironically, many companies taking these proactive steps soon discover that their explanation as to why they’re doing it can get misinterpreted as more evidence of lax security. This post attempts to unravel what’s going on here.

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Are hackers gonna hack anymore? Not if we keep reusing passwords

Credit to Author: Kacy Zurkus| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

A look at the not-so-hacking hacker techniques attackers are using to compromise user accounts via weak passwords and gain access to enterprise networks.

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