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Over 80% of security professionals are concerned about the prospect of attackers using artificial intelligence (AI) against their organization, according to new research from Neustar. The global information services provider polled 301 IT and security professionals across EMEA and the

Kaspersky revealed that the CVE-2018-8589 Windows 0-day fixed by Microsoft Nov. 2018 Patch Tuesday has been exploited by at least one APT group in attacks in the Middle East. Kaspersky Lab experts revealed that the CVE-2018-8589 Windows zero-day vulnerability addressed

At the second annual Infosecurity North America conference at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, Tom Brennan, US chairman, CREST International, moderated a panel called Securing the Workforce: Building, Maintaining and Measuring an Effective Security Awareness Program to

Finding and keeping talent in the cybersecurity industry is a challenge for organizations of all sizes around the globe. As a result, the talent market is highly competitive, which is why a panel of experts came together at this year’s

Anyone can be phished with the right targeted spear-phishing campaign, but we all know that person in our organization who will click on any phishing email no matter how fake it appears to everyone else. How do you reach that

IT and security managers have found themselves needing to better understand the world of digital forensics, defined as the ability to track down the source of a network intrusion, an exploit such as ransomware, or some other incident where an

Cyber-attacks are the number one business risk in the regions of Europe, North America and East Asia and the Pacific, according to a major new study from the World Economic Forum (WEF). Its Regional Risks for Doing Business report highlights

New research from SailPoint has revealed that poor staff cybersecurity behaviors within organizations are getting worse, despite a greater focus on security awareness in the workplace. The firm quizzed 1600 global employees, discovering that 75% of respondents reuse passwords across

A security researcher at Imperva recently identified a vulnerability within Facebook that could have allowed other websites to extract private information about users and their contacts. Discovered by Imperva security researcher Ron Masas, the vulnerability reportedly preyed on the unique

Google might not be immune to border gate protocol (BGP) hijacking and leaks. On Monday, Google services went down for over an hour as internet traffic for some G Suite and Google search users was rerouted to Nigeria, China, and

While it is likely that the breach activity of 2018 won’t reach the level of 2017, a look back at the first nine months suggests that 2018 is on pace to be another significant year for breaches, according to Risk

The following are the 13 best antivirus tools for Android, according to AV-TEST’s September 2018 evaluations of 20 Android security apps. (The AV-TEST Institute is a Germany-based independent service provider of IT security and antivirus research.) All but two of

WannaCry ransomware is still the most widespread cryptor family and has hit almost 75,000 users as of Q3 2018, according to new research from Kaspersky Lab. The firm discovered that since the WannaCry outbreak in May 2017 that cost the

When a Belgian locksmith attacked the Pakistani Air Force, researchers at Cylance sat up and took notice. The locksmith probably never knew his website had been taken over by a nation-state hacking group as a command-and-control server, nor that exploit-laden

A Canadian university shut down its entire network last week in response to a cryptomining attack, highlighting the potential disruption that can be caused by this relatively new strain of malware. St Francis Xavier, which claims to offer the country’s

Based on the results of a new survey, the vast majority of IT security pros fail to understand the actual risks of short-lived but dangerous phishing attacks on the web, said SlashNext. Conducted over a five day period, a query