Category: News

Checked Your Credit Since the Equifax Hack?

A recent consumer survey suggests that half of all Americans still haven’t checked their credit report since the Equifax breach last year exposed the Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses and other personal information on nearly 150 million people. …

Powerful New DDoS Method Adds Extortion

Attackers have seized on a relatively new method for executing distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks of unprecedented disruptive power, using it to launch record-breaking DDoS assaults over the past week. Now evidence suggests this novel attack method is fueling digital shakedowns …

3 Must-Haves for Hybrid Cloud Security

Companies across industries are rushing to move applications and workloads to hybrid cloud platforms, but many customers still don’t fully understand the security responsibilities they face as they commingle public cloud, private cloud, and on-premise environments. A common mistake is …

Securing Systems in the Cloud or On-Prem: 5 Tips

Whether working in the cloud or on-site, it’s essential to secure systems and networks. “Hardening” is one way to increase security posture by reducing a system’s vulnerabilities. There may be hundreds of recommendations for hardening any single technology. In this …

Mobile malware evolution 2017

For the last few years, rooting malware has been the biggest threat to Android users. These Trojans are difficult to detect, boast an array of capabilities, and have been very popular among cybercriminals. Their main goal is to show victims …