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Hackers stories - Page 2

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Organisations fail to see benefit of ethical hacking - report
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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52% of security professionals prefer to accept undiscovered vulnerabilities than work with hackers, HackerOne data shows.
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Semperis Forest Druid to support Microsoft Entra ID enhancing cybersecurity
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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Semperis enhances Forest Druid tool to support Microsoft Entra ID, strengthening defenses against cyber threats.
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National Cybersecurity Week: Cyber awareness for non-tech savvy
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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National Cybersecurity Week highlights the need to boost cyber awareness, especially for the non-tech savvy group.
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CybeReady launches SME-focused security training solution
Thu, 14th Sep 2023
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compliance
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risk intelligence & compliance
CybeReady has launched a new version of its security training platform, tailored for small and medium-sized enterprises.
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New report highlights shocking business cybercrime costs
Fri, 7th Jul 2023
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Cybercrime attacks cost US and UK businesses into the hundreds of thousands with the majority targeted multiple times.
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Protect Your Employees From Becoming A ‘Single Point of Failure’
Wed, 17th May 2023
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IT departments need to work closely with HR to ensure employees' roles – and their subsequent access levels – are clearly defined.
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Young hackers: redirecting talents from cyber-bad to cyber-good
Mon, 27th Feb 2023
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The rise of young hackers in the cybersecurity industry is a growing concern that needs to be addressed urgently, says journalist.
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Operate without opening the chest: identifying VMware vulnerabilities
Wed, 15th Feb 2023
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IT managers should immediately check whether they have already installed this critical patch and do so as soon as possible.
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HackerOne launches Gold Standard Safe Harbour statement
Thu, 17th Nov 2022
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The GSSH is a short, broad, easily-understood safe harbour statement that’s simple for customers to adopt, HackerOne states.
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OpenText survey finds SMBs sweet spot for ransomware attacks
Thu, 10th Nov 2022
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Findings show growing concern about ransomware attacks, the impact of geopolitical tensions and rising inflation rates.
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Data loss prevention market to reach $12 billion by 2027
Tue, 1st Nov 2022
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Rising compliance and regulatory requirements across the globe are the key factors driving the growth of the Data Loss Prevention market.
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Pinnacle cyber attack: Beware of suspicious emails, messages and bank activity - Deputy Privacy Commissioner
Mon, 17th Oct 2022
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The Privacy Commission is advising victims of the Pinnacle hack to be wary of any suspicious cellphone communication or bank activity.
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Zero-day attacks climb as hackers get more sophisticated
Mon, 18th Jul 2022
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Hackers are exploiting security vulnerabilities faster than ever before, with the average time to exploitation down from 42 days to just 12 days.
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Companies rushing to secure print infrastructure
Wed, 11th May 2022
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Lack of firmware updates leaves print infrastructure vulnerable to cyber attacks, with hackers exploiting security gaps. Managed service providers can assist.
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Native technologies used in Russia-Ukraine cyber attacks
Thu, 24th Mar 2022
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The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is raging not only in the physical realm, but also on the cyber front.
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Cyberattacks on governments beyond Ukraine surge by 21% - Check Point
Thu, 17th Mar 2022
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Cyberattacks on Ukraine's government and military have dropped by 50% in the last week, according to Check Point Research.
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How incident responders fight infotech fires
Wed, 16th Feb 2022
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cloud services
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Incident responders need a wide range of technical and business skills to effectively tackle cyber threats and protect organisations.
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How to make a business ‘invisible’ to hackers
Wed, 9th Feb 2022
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Critical to every organisation is how to stop a cyber-security breach AND the damage it causes and do so within available budgets.
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Why cyber crime will continue to flourish in 2022
Tue, 11th Jan 2022
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Cybercrime flourished in 2021, and there are no signs that it will slow down in 2022. There are several factors behind this high-confidence prediction.
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Forcepoint reveals the top 5 cybersecurity trends to watch out for in 2022
Wed, 22nd Dec 2021
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Cyberattacks will become a military weapon, with governments targeting vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure, according to cybersecurity firm Forcepoint.
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Webinar: Sophos explains how to break a hacker's heart and ruin their day
Mon, 27th Sep 2021
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firewall
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network security
Hackers' actions can bring down businesses, infrastructure, and even entire countries. But what if they could no longer do any of these things?.
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HP finds remote work is creating a growing cybersecurity risk
Tue, 18th May 2021
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HP's security report reveals remote work is increasing the cybersecurity risk, with hackers targeting home workers.
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The business case for an in-house ethical hacker
Wed, 28th Oct 2020
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The demand for ethical hackers is rising as cyber-attacks increase. Employing an in-house ethical hacker can save costs and improve security.
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Revealed: Imperva publishes research on decade old botnet, responsible for millions of attacks
Tue, 27th Oct 2020
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Imperva Research Labs has revealed findings of a six-month intensive investigation into a botnet that has been exploiting CMS vulnerabilities.