Cybercriminals want your cloud services accounts, CISA warns

CISA has issued a warning about several recent successful cyberattacks against various organizations’ cloud services

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“I have full control of your device”: Sextortion scam rears its ugly head in time for 2021

It’s the new year, and a fresh Bitcoin sextortion scam email has been making rounds.

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Spotify resets some user logins after hacker database found floating online

The 380 million record database. didn’t belong to Spotify itself, but instead to fraudsters who’d uploaded it.

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RegTech explained: a crucial toolset for the financial industry

The financial industry has come to rely on RegTech. It helps financials comply with regulations and tightens up data safety and security. But what is it exactly?

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10 best practices for MSPs to secure their clients and themselves from ransomware

For MSPs, securing themselves from ransomware is just as much a practice in securing clients. See how to save data—and money—with these best practices.

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Explained: the strengths and weaknesses of the Zero Trust model

Zero Trust is an information security framework that insists its users “never trust, always verify.” Is this the best security model for organizations today? We examine its strengths and weaknesses.

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Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name

Phobos, which many believe was named after the Greek god of fear, isn’t as widespread as it was before nor is it more novel than your average ransomware. Yet, it remains a threat to consumers and businesses alike. We dive into Phobos ransomware and show users how to face their fears and protect against it.

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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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Business email compromise scam costs Pathé $21.5 million

Recently released court documents show European-based cinema chain Pathé lost a small fortune to a business email compromise (BEC) scam in March 2018. The attack cost the company $21.5 million—that’s 10 percent of its total earnings. Learn how to avoid BEC scams and keep your company in the black.

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Is two-factor authentication (2FA) as secure as it seems?

Two factor authentication (2fa) was introduced to enhance login security, but does it always work as advertised? Or can it be bypassed?

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