Brute force attacks increase due to more open RDP ports

More open ports are inviting attackers to try and gain entry by using brute force attacks. Why is this happening and what can we do?

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Report: Pandemic caused significant shift in buyer appetite in the dark web

The pandemic has had a ripple effect on all facets of life—even the criminal. A new report looks at how the dark web has changed post COVID.

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Coordinated Twitter attack rakes in 100 grand

In a social engineering attack on Twitter, threat actors managed to scam $100,000 dollars in Bitcoin by taking over high-profile accounts.

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What to do when you receive an extortion email

Extortion emails are nothing new, but with the recent increase in frequency, many people are looking for guidance. If you have received such a message and want to know how you should respond, you’re in the right place. Read on!

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Disney+ security and service issues: Here’s what we know so far

The most anticipated streaming service Disney+ officially launched early last week. And while it was met with an overwhelming influx of users, there were also a myriad of Disney+ security issues. Read on for the latest.

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When can we get rid of passwords for good?

Passwords are a burden and security risk, especially when used as a single authentication method. Can we get rid of passwords once and for all? We list alternative authentication methods and discuss their pros and cons.

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5 simple steps to securing your remote employees

Modern businesses require modern cybersecurity, and modern cybersecurity means more than just implementing the latest tech. It also means implementing good governance.

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TrickBot adds new trick to its arsenal: tampering with trusted texts

TrickBot’s latest feature allows it to tamper with the web sessions of users from Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint mobile carriers.

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Data and device security for domestic abuse survivors

Many domestic abuse survivors need help before stalkerware strikes. Here, we give basic advice on device security and protecting sensitive data.

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8 ways to improve security on smart home devices

Smart home devices aren’t the most secure, but they do make life more convenient. How can those who’ve embraced smart home tech stay as secure as possible? Here are eight ways.

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