Nearly half of North American and European employees use their own devices for work. In developing nations (e.g. India), the rate is much higher. As external devices become integrated into the workplace, however, they bring cybersecurity vulnerabilities along with them, because every new computer in a network constitutes a new path for potential malicious attacks. […]

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  Following a record year of sales growth, Fudo Security is truly earning the title of “the fastest growing PAM vendor in the world.” The company experienced a stunning 83% year-over-year growth in Fudo PAM sales between H1 2018 and H1 2019. In addition to this, the company also saw its customers increase by 42% […]

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There is no place in the world where you feel so safe, so alone, as your bedroom. It’s why we feel comfortable there, while doing the most vulnerable things humans do. A listening device within the four walls of one’s bedroom was, for most of recent history, a tool for evil, only found in science […]

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It’s near-impossible to travel anywhere today without submitting to the most extensive of security checks. We know of the pat-downs, the metal detectors, the shoes off, the interviews at airports. Increasingly, biometric fingerprint and facial scans are being implemented to add “convenience” for travellers. Opting out can be prohibitively difficult. Sometimes there is no choice–if […]

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Last week, hundreds of millions of people uploaded pictures of themselves to FaceApp.  You, your friends, your parents, comedians, athletes, the Avengers. It was all fun, until Senator Chuck Schumer tweeted last week that FaceApp might constitute a national security threat.  His argument had very little to do with the app itself, and almost everything […]

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On Black Friday, 2013, millions of shoppers went to Target stores around the U.S. They picked out what they wanted, stepped up to a cashier, swiped their credit cards and left happy. Except they shouldn’t have been happy. Months earlier, hackers broke into Target IT systems through a small, third-party HVAC contractor to the company. […]

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We hope you have enjoyed some family time during the holiday season – as we did! Now it’s time for a double dose of our cybersecurity news – grab your coffee and start the latest review with us! #InsiderThreats All available summaries of 2018 hacks will have a slight hangover about the apparently false news […]

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NASA suffers data breach An intruder gained access to a server containing the information of current and former NASA personnel, including social security numbers. Possible insider abuse! EU diplomatic communications hacked for years Thousand of diplomatic cables have been intercepted, over a period of several years. Breach discovered by a private security firm and evidence […]

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First GDPR fine in Germany It is the country’s first instance of GDPR as a regional state regulator slaps a fine on a German chat platform. Although the hack affects over 800,00 email addresses and over 1.5 million passwords and usernames, the tech company has gotten away without a hefty fine. The penalty will be […]

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Quora breached, over 100 million users affected The popular question-and-answer portal has been breached by an unknown third party. The amount of data is impressive, fortunately Quora implemented some basic security policies like hashing the passwords and segmenting the data. If you have a Quora account – beware of  phishing attempts! Australia passes some controversial […]

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