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Russian Antivirus Software Kaspersky Lab officially banned by US
Russian antivirus software Kaspersky Lab has now been officially banned by the US Government. The recent hacking of classified National Security Agency (NSA) materials was attributed to the Kaspersky Lab Antivirus system, leading to the ban. The software has been associated with the Russian Secret Service and claimed to be spyware. The ban will be...
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Firefox as the New Weapon of Cyber Criminals
Web cache is data front liners that are automatically downloaded for faster bootup times during your next same-site visit. It’s a typical web practice that normally wouldn’t warrant any suspicions, but recent research now finds it vulnerable to abuse – and attack website’s visitors. The Research Team from PortSwigger Web Security, under the supervision of...
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Technology progressed as the needs of the people advanced. It can also be said that the needs were created, because technology advanced. With the advancement of technology we think about automating processes and doing things remotely, which is why Remote Access has been a popular software tool on computers to operate another computer from afar....
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Cryptojacking Introduction
Mining for a stranger? How about a no? Trick and Cyber threats on the cyber world never seems to end, because it just keeps on evolving. Another thing to watch out for on the list of unseen threats through the eyes of our unsuspecting users is what we call “Cryptojacking”. Due to the rise and...
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Rouge Employees Corporate Cybercrime, Anti-Malware Solution, Phishing Solutions
Employee gone rogue is definitely a threat to the integrity of your data, especially those who have a high rank due to their access and privilege, but fingers do not exclusively point to high ranking employees. What could be the possible risks? Data Theft Robbery(inside job) Online forgery Phishing activities A lot of incidents could...
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Bitcoins Cyber Criminals, Cybercrime Solutions
What happened? Recently a known Bitcoin exchange which is BTC-E has been shut down and seized by 6 US law enforcement agencies, due to the exchange’s involvement in the theft of 2.21 billion USD from two well-known Bitcoin exchanges Bitcoinica and Mt. Gox. The founder of BTC-E who is named Alexander Vinnick was arrested in...
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Cyber Data Theft, Online Fraud Prevention, Brand Protection
Lately the popular cable and satellite TV network HBO has fallen victim to hacking, as a result a total of 1.5 TB of data were stolen which is quite alarming because this is the biggest data theft incident yet that happened ever since Sony leaks happened last 2014. The hackers claimed that the immense data...
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Real Time Phishing is Man in the Middle (MitM) attack
Real Time Phishing is a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack that allows the criminal to commit real time fraud. Stolen credentials from the phishing site are used to access the internet bank session in real time. Real time phishing allows the criminal to readily bypass banking authentication protocols. Real time phishing schemes take place over a web...
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