Europol: Ransomware remains top threat in IOCTA report

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, just released its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report. We highlight their key findings and remind readers how to better protect themselves.

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4 lessons to be learned from the DOE’s DDoS attack

The Department of Energy was subject to a DDoS attack that caused major disruptions in their operations. Is the smart grid ready for such an attack? Here are the lessons we can take away from the event.

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Electrum Bitcoin wallets under siege

Threat actors are relentlessly phishing and attacking Electrum Bitcoin wallet users, racking up millions of dollars.

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The 25th anniversary of the webcam: What did it bring us?

This month the webcam has been around for 25 years. How has it developed and which are the concerns surrounding webcams and CCTVs?

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Explained: regular expression (regex)

What is regular expression (regex) and what makes it vulnerable to attack? Learn how to use regex safely and avoid ReDoS attacks in the process.

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Trojans: What’s the real deal?

We take a fresh look at Trojans: the history of the term, the most popular threats over the years, the different types of Trojans, and their relationship with social engineering.

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A week in security (April 23 – April 29)

A roundup of security news from April 23 – April 29, including worms, GDPR, DDoS markets, and more.

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5 cybersecurity questions retailers must ask to protect their businesses

If retailers think they already have much to worry about, they have another thing coming— cybersecurity—and it’s no longer something they can keep on the back burner. This piece helps retailers ask the right cybersecurity questions to protect their businesses.

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Physician, protect thyself: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

In this final installment of “Physician, protect thyself,” we take a look at two key roles in small- to medium-sized hospitals and outpatient clinics that must step up their cybersecurity game to protect patients and staff alike.

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DDoS attacks are growing: What can businesses do?

How do DDoS attacks work? And how do we protect our organizations from the growing size and number of attacks?

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