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Where is Emotet? Latest geolocation data
Emotet is an old malware threat that continues to affect many users and companies around the world. Once a machine has been infected, a number of things can happen—but typically, new malware is deployed and credentials are stolen. Emotet’s business model is based on distribution groups – the stolen...
Real-time threat detection and why timing is the key to threat intelligence
You wouldn’t sit idle under siege. However, when it comes to confronting real-time cyberthreats, it is what some businesses are doing – oftentimes without even realizing it. Organizations are increasingly finding themselves targets of cybercrime, carried out by hacktivists, nation states, or financially motivated criminals. In fact, on average...
The right tools for the job: how to protect against credential theft
Humans are often described as the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain. This is certainly true to an extent: witness the fact that phishing enabled 93% of data breaches last year. However, it might be more accurate to describe credentials themselves as the biggest threat to organizations. Whether we’re...
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Why Proactive Cybersecurity Begins with Monitoring for Compromised Credentials
Most IT security teams today are under a huge amount of pressure. With dwindling human resources, they must tackle a growing volume and range of sophisticated threats, as well as support ambitious digital transformation projects which could make or break the fortunes of their organization. Faced with this uphill...
Detecting Compromised Credentials
Why Proactive Cybersecurity Begins with Monitoring for Compromised Credentials Most IT security teams today are under a huge amount of pressure. With dwindling human resources, they must tackle a growing volume and range of sophisticated threats, as well as support ambitious digital transformation projects which could make or break...
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Insurance Identity theft: The weakest link
Anyone following the cybercrime landscape over the past two decades will be aware of one inalienable truth: online criminals will always go where there are people and money. Unfortunately, a side effect of the digital revolution has meant there are more online users and resultingly greater access to highly...
Banking on Threat Intelligence: The Impact of Credential Theft on Financial Services
A couple of years ago cyber-thieves managed to compromise the accounts of thousands of Tesco Bank customers in the UK, stealing £2.5m in the process. The attack was labelled “unprecedented” at the time. But while major incidents like this are few and far between, attackers are certainly turning the...
Stopping Password Theft: The Value of Proactive Threat Intelligence
Password Theft and passwords represent the “keys to the kingdom” in our modern, digital-centric world. They protect our personal and corporate email, our social networking accounts, and access to our most sensitive financial and healthcare data. At a business level, they’re also still widely used to protect enterprise accounts,...
Identity theft: mitigating risk for the enterprise
Today’s CIOs and CISOs have a problem. On the one hand they’re under increasing pressure to support digital transformation efforts designed to drive business growth and agility. But in moving to new technology platforms they inevitably also expose the organization to increased cyber risk. One of the most damaging...
Credential theft: the business impact of stolen credentials
Cybercriminals are stealing credentials using a wide range of techniques, tactics and procedures. The compromised data has a variety of uses and enables attackers to breach organizations and steal sensitive information. In fact, all it takes is a single good credential to gain access to an organization’s infrastructure and...
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GDPR: Accelerate your reaction time, reduce your penalty
New whitepaper shows how threat intelligence can help mitigate the impact of GDPR on your business The new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force soon, and personal data breaches will be among the most seriously penalized issues a company can face. In fact, an organization in breach of GDPR...
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What is the Dark Web?
Deep dive into the Dark Web The Dark Web a part of the World Wide Web made up of a variety of anonymous networks, untraceable online activity and non-referenced URLs and domains. It is only through software that enables users to browse these networks anonymously. The most common network...
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Mirai: the people’s botnet
Mirai-botnet, the infamous IoT botnet, has struck again, and this time it almost took down an entire country; Liberia. Mirai botnet is a botnet that attempts to infect Internet of Things (IoT) devices to perform DDoS attacks, and was recently used to perform the largest DDoS attack ever which...
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Affected by P.F. Chang’s Credit Card Data Breach?
Learn how Blueliv minimizes the consequences of Credit Card thefts. PF Chang’s is a very popular restaurant option for professionals looking to impress their customers with enjoyable Chinese food. Therefore, John at XYZ corporate takes his client there to discuss renewing a services contract that’s about to expire.John uses...
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