Data Breach – Understanding the severity of it

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:45:04 +0000

A data breach is a security gap in which information or data is accessed or stolen without authorization. It is a breach of trust between the owner of the data and the party that accesses it without consent. To put it in simpler terms it a nonconsensual usage of someone’s…

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It's Patch Tuesday; make sure you pause Windows Updates

Credit to Author: Woody Leonhard| Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 03:56:00 -0700

Yes, with Windows you have to get patched sooner or later. No, you don’t have to do it right away.

Every month Microsoft releases buggy Patch Tuesday patches. Every. Single. Month. Every month we’re admonished to get patched right now, lest the bad guys start mining PCs for juicy morsels. Every month we see the same hype, with the same results.

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A week in security (July 6 – 12)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:30:09 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 6 – 12, including a look at pre-installed malware on some Android phones, and a Mac malware mystery.

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Ask Me Anything – Celebrating The Fifth Anniversary Of My Monthly Threat Webinar

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 12:39:12 +0000

In July 2015, I did my first threat webinar. I had planned to do it on a monthly basis, and never imagined I would still be doing it five years later, but here I am, still creating monthly webinars. I still do. I started the webinar series to help people understand the different threats targeting…

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