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Threat actors compromising US business online checkout pages to steal credit card information

A threat actor has successfully compromised and modified a US business website's checkout page in order to collect all the credit card data from unsuspecting customers. Read more about how to protect from this threat. The post Threat actors compromising...
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Bitdefender vs Kaspersky: EDR software comparison

Kaspersky excels with its easy to use interface and automation features, while Bitdefender gets the edge on overall detection rates and laboratory test results, but with a slightly more difficult learning curve. The post Bitdefender vs Kaspersky: EDR software comparison...
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Higher education institutions being targeted for ransomware attacks

Three colleges have been victims of cyberattacks in the last three months alone. The post Higher education institutions being targeted for ransomware attacks appeared first on TechRepublic.
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CrowdStrike vs McAfee: EDR software comparison

Endpoint detection and response software protects against a variety of threats and attacks. Learn about two of the most popular EDR options, CrowdStrike and McAfee, and how to protect your network. The post CrowdStrike vs McAfee: EDR software comparison appeared...
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Sponsored: Helping organizations automate cybersecurity across their digital terrains

The digital world is changing, and you need cybersecurity solutions that change with it. Forescout Continuum can help. The post Sponsored: Helping organizations automate cybersecurity across their digital terrains appeared first on TechRepublic.
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CISA issues advisory on top-10 attack vectors, finds hackers exploiting poor cyber practices

The agency touches on the most popular ways hackers are finding ways into victims’ networks, and issues tips on how to reduce risk. The post CISA issues advisory on top-10 attack vectors, finds hackers exploiting poor cyber practices appeared first...
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Help meet the cybersecurity demand by getting CompTIA-certified

As cyberattacks get more prevalent and more complex throughout the world, businesses are looking for cybersecurity experts. Learn the skills they need with this online training. The post Help meet the cybersecurity demand by getting CompTIA-certified appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Vulnerabilities found in Bluetooth Low Energy gives hackers access to numerous devices

NCC Group has found proof of concept that BLE devices can be exploited from anywhere on the planet. The post Vulnerabilities found in Bluetooth Low Energy gives hackers access to numerous devices appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Security, employee compliance biggest challenges when supporting remote workers

Maintaining security across remote endpoints and ensuring that remote employees comply with new controls are two vexing issues for IT professionals, says Workspot. The post Security, employee compliance biggest challenges when supporting remote workers appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Visa breaks down $9 billion investment in security, fraud initiatives

In an increasingly digital-first world, the credit card company is using a multi-layered security approach to enable safe transactions. The post Visa breaks down $9 billion investment in security, fraud initiatives appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Cybersecurity pros spend hours on issues that should have been prevented

Security staffers can spend more than five hours addressing security flaws that occurred during the application development cycle, says Invicti. The post Cybersecurity pros spend hours on issues that should have been prevented appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Half of global CISOs feel their organization is unprepared to deal with cyberattacks

Human error is considered by IT executives to be the biggest vulnerability for organizations in the year ahead. The post Half of global CISOs feel their organization is unprepared to deal with cyberattacks appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Kaspersky report identifies new ransomware trends for 2022

Ransomware is probably the type of cybercrime that has made headlines the most in 2021, and 2022 seems to follow that trend. Yet it is still evolving, and new ransomware seems more adaptive, resilient and more industrialized. The post...
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Bitdefender vs McAfee: Compare EDR software

When you're choosing EDR software for your business, see how the features of Bitdefender and McAfee compare. The post Bitdefender vs McAfee: Compare EDR software appeared first on TechRepublic.
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Delve into cybersecurity with this two-part training bundle

You can learn from more than 90 self-paced certification training courses, as well as protect yourself with a lifetime VPN license.  The post Delve into cybersecurity with this two-part training bundle appeared first on TechRepublic.
SecurityWeek

Phishers Add Chatbot to the Phishing Lure

Researchers have discovered a new approach being taken by phishers to increase victim engagement and confidence: the addition of an interactive chatbot. We have all become accustomed to the chatbots used by many of the largest service providers –...
SecurityWeek

QuSecure Lauches Quantum-Resilient Encryption Platform

New firm launches to provide the Easy Button for implementing quantum secure encryption The pressure to implement quantum secure encryption is increasing. This isn’t because functioning quantum computers able to crack asymmetric encryption are expected tomorrow, but because of the...
The Register

Iran, China-linked gangs join Putin’s disinformation war online

They're using the invasion 'to take aim at the usual adversaries,' Mandiant told The Reg Pro-Beijing and Iran miscreants are using the war in Ukraine to spread disinformation that supports these countries' political interests — namely, advancing anti-Western narratives...
ZDNet

Cyberattacks and misinformation activity against Ukraine continues say security researchers

Malware and fake news continues, says Mandiant.

6 Scary Tactics Used in Mobile App Attacks

Mobile attacks have been going on for many years, but the threat is rapidly evolving as more sophisticated malware families with novel features enter the scene.