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5 of the Biggest Data Breaches So Far in 2019: What Happened?

Posted on Thursday July 18, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to data breaches, 2019 already looks ominous. More than one billion records were exposed in the first quarter of the year alone, with a greater number of individual incidents reported than in any previous year. We’re seeing more stolen credentials for sale on the Dark Web than at any time in history—along...

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Hacked! What Went Wrong in the City of Baltimore

Posted on Thursday July 11, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Two months have passed since the city of Baltimore was hit by the latest in a string of ransomware attacks targeting municipalities, and things still aren’t completely back to normal. The attack, perpetrated by an unknown cyber criminal, impacted over 10,000 municipal government-owned computers, and disrupted tax collection and city employees’ access to their email...

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This Summer, Don’t forget your SPF: Security Protection Framework!

Posted on Thursday July 11, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Usually summer means vacation and relaxation. But as we’ve seen in recent history, summer plans can be brutally disrupted when cyber threats strike. Just two years ago, the headquarters of A.P. Møller-Maersk, shipping conglomerate in Copenhagen, was virtually destroyed due to infectious malware called NotPetya. On the eve of a national holiday, employees were preparing...

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CyberSecurity Doesn’t Get a Vacation: Three Tips for (Secure) Fun in the Sun

Posted on Wednesday July 03, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes For millions of Americans, the Fourth of July means fireworks, picnics and barbecues, and the chance to take a much-needed vacation. According to AAA, 2019 is going to be one for the record books. Nearly 49 million Americans are planning a getaway over the holiday weekend this year, the most since record keeping began in...

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Want to Sleep Better at Night? Start Thinking Differently about Ransomware!

Posted on Monday July 01, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Source: Comodo One of the most well-known ransomware attacks occurred in May 2017, when the Wannacry attack unfolded. That attack affected over 200,000 users and infected more than 300,000 computers. CBS News estimated the WannaCry attack resulted in losses upwards of $4 billion. How? When hundreds of thousands of computers cease working in 150...

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