A week in security (January 6 – 12)

A cybersecurity news roundup from January 6–12, with a look at Phobos ransomware and a discovery of pre-installed malware on government-funded phones.

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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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A decade in cybersecurity fails: the top breaches, threats, and ‘whoopsies’ of the 2010s

As the 2010s come to a close, we take a snarky walk down memory lane, listing the craziest, most impactful, or simply just awful cybersecurity fails of the decade.

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A week in security (November 18 – 24)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from November 18 – 24, including Coalition against stalkerware, exploit kits, ransomware, data leaks, and juice jacking.

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SMBs lack resources to defend against cyberattacks, plus pay more in the aftermath

We take a look at the top challenges and threats to SMBs today, and recommend ways they can easily shore up their defenses.

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A week in security (October 14 – 20)

Cybersecurity news for October 14 – 20, including the future of the password, the lingering threat of ransomware, and new security features from Instagram.

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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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Securing the managed service provider (MSP)

Managed service providers (MSPs) have become the target of attacks, as lack of aggressive security posturing has left them—and the high-value data of their clients—vulnerable. Learn how MSPs can secure against a rising tide of threats.

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Cyber insurance: here to stay, whether we like it or not

We take a look at the many reasons people and businesses make use of cyber insurance, and ask if it’s as bad as (some) make it out to be.

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A week in security (September 30 – October 6)

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of September 30 – October 6, including National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Magecart, and more.

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