High-profile events are opportunities to determine security readiness

Credit to Author: Chester Wisniewski| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 10:00:38 +0000

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How to prevent a rootkit attack

Credit to Author: Gilad Maayan| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 17:31:55 +0000

Rootkit attacks are considered one of the most dangerous cyberthreats today. Learn what they are, how they infect systems, and how to protect against them.

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Nueva campaña de phishing suplantando a Correos

Credit to Author: Sophos Iberia| Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 09:50:43 +0000

La Oficina de Seguridad del Internauta (OS) alerta sobre la detección de una campaña de envío de correos electrónicos falsos que suplantan la identidad de Correos. El objetivo es conseguir los datos financieros de las víctimas, engañándolos para que los introduzcan en un página web falsa que simula ser de correos. Detalles El email fraudulento [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/d61szjq6u1A” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Security resolutions for 2020 to stay safe online!

Credit to Author: Pavan Thorat| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 12:31:33 +0000

As we are about to enter the new year, it’s ritualistic to reflect on our experiences from the passing year and make resolutions for the New Year. Most people make resolutions around good heath, their life goals, etc. Here is a different angle to our routine resolutions’ list – Security…

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Ransomware response—to pay or not to pay?

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 17:00:07 +0000

As part of Microsoft’s Detection and Response Team (DART) Incident Response engagements, we regularly get asked by customers about “paying the ransom” following a ransomware attack.

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The quiet evolution of phishing

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:00:56 +0000

In 2019, we saw phishing attacks reach new levels of creativity and sophistication. Read about the most notable phishing techniques we spotted in the past year.

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