The U.S. Government’s Plan to Deter Cyberattacks

The total number of malware infections that occur in a given year has been on the rise for the last decade. Flash forward to 2018 and that number had climbed to an impressive 812.67 million.

The Security Risks Associated with Cookies

Cookies are a common target for hackers because they represent a major vulnerability in web applications. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a traditional approach to solving this problem, but it’s becoming less effective as attackers devise ways of defeating it. Web developers are using new methods like Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) to defend against modern attacks in the current cloud and …

Mobile Devices are Increasingly Infected with Malware and No One Seems to Notice

Mobile devices are increasingly likely to be infected with malware, especially in developing markets. The economic and technological gap that already exists between the social classes is being further widened by the COVID-19 pandemic. A 2021 report from Upstream shows that 16 percent of devices in markets like Brazil, Indonesia, South Africa and Thailand have processed fraudulent transactions from malware. …

Business Email Scams in the Year of the Pandemic

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic impacted not only businesses but also the cybercriminals who stole from them. Find out how business closings, working from home, and other pandemic-induced trends affected business email compromise (BEC) scams.

Microsoft Exchange Server Continues to be Hacked at an Alarming Rate

Microsoft has identified multiple 0-day attacks against on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server. These attacks exploit vulnerabilities that allow attackers to access email accounts. They’re then able to install additional malware that provides them with additional capabilities through these accounts. The attackers include multiple state-sponsored groups that have targeted tens of thousands of Exchange servers throughout the world.