When three isn’t a crowd: Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks explained

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:42:06 +0000

Maybe it’s the quirky way some tech writers abbreviate it, or the surreal way it reminded you of that popular Michael Jackson song. Whatever triggers you to remember the term, for most of us, man-in-the-middle embodies something both familiar yet mysterious. Let’s get to know this threat a little bit better, shall we?

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What is the price of your stolen identity on the online black market?

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 10:00:04 +0000

If you thought there is only a black market for stolen mobile phones, drugs, pirated software, etc., then you could be wrong. There is a black market that exists on the Internet and its most lucrative commodity is your personally identifiable information (PII – sensitive information that can be used…

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Machine learning vs. social engineering

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:00:56 +0000

Machine learning is a key driver in the constant evolution of security technologies at Microsoft. Machine learning allows Microsoft 365 to scale next-gen protection capabilities and enhance cloud-based, real-time blocking of new and unknown threats. Just in the last few months, machine learning has helped us to protect hundreds of thousands of customers against ransomware,

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A week in security (June 25 – July 1)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 17:56:24 +0000

A round up of the security news from June 25 – July 1, including a look at the EU cyber force proposal, cryptomining dialing things down, and the risks of handing out personal information online.

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3 common types of phishing attacks and tips to avoid them

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:51:01 +0000

Phishing is one of the oldest tricks in the book of hackers. But as old as it might be, phishing still remains the most lucrative tool for cybercriminals; as they say, old is gold. This post tells you about the 3 common types of phishing attacks and tips to avoid…

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Five easy ways to recognize and dispose of malicious emails

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000

What should you check for to determine if an email is spam or malicious? Here are five red flags to look for—and what to do with those malicious emails when you find them.

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Machine learning vs. social engineering

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:00:56 +0000

Machine learning is a key driver in the constant evolution of security technologies at Microsoft. Machine learning allows Microsoft 365 to scale next-gen protection capabilities and enhance cloud-based, real-time blocking of new and unknown threats. Just in the last few months, machine learning has helped us to protect hundreds of thousands of customers against ransomware,

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A week in security (May 28 – June 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:51:36 +0000

A roundup of the security news from May 28 – June 3, including Instagram scams, America Geeks, IoT flaws, and more.

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