6 life-changing tech habits you need in 2022

This is the year you’re going to go to the gym three times a week, and you’re going to get organized, and you’re going to live life to its fullest,…

How MikroTik Routers Became a Cybercriminal Target

The powerful devices leveraged by the Meris botnet have weaknesses that make them easy to exploit, yet complex for organizations to track and secure, researchers said. The routers leveraged by…

US Cyber Command head confirms direct actions against ransomware gangs

General Paul M. Nakasone, head of US Cyber Command confirmed during a recent national security event that his agency has begun taking direct action against international ransomware gangs as part…

8 tips to protect company data sent via home internet connections

The U.S. is on track to break the single-year data breach record in 2021, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). That’s not even the whole story. For every…

Are You Guilty of These 8 Network-Security Bad Practices?

Tony Lauro, director of Security Technology & Strategy at Akamai, discusses VPNs, RDP, flat networks, BYOD and other network-security bugbears. They say the first step in addressing a serious issue…

Toss a Coin to your Helper (Part 2 of 2)

Avast –  Avast –  In the first posting of this series, we looked at a clipboard stealer belonging to the MyKings botnet. In this second part of the blog series,…

Widespread ‘Smishing’ Campaign Defrauds Iranian Android Users

Attackers use socially engineered SMS messages and malware to compromise tens of thousands of devices and drain user bank accounts. Attackers are impersonating the Iranian government in a widespread SMS…

300,000 Android users impacted by malware apps on Play Store

In total, 4 different banking trojan malware disguised as cryptocurrency apps, QR code readers, PDF scanners, fitness monitors, etc. were identified on the Play Store. Android smartphone users must beware…

Black Friday shopping? FBI says beware of these holiday scams and phishing threats

With Thanksgiving underway and Black Friday sales about to arrive, the FBI has warned consumers to be wary of online-shopping scams and phishing attackers using big brands to steal online…