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According to SAM Seamless Network, over 200,000 businesses are using Fortigate VPN with default settings, exposing them to the risk of a hack. In response to the spreading of Coronavirus across the world, many organizations deployed VPN solutions, including Fortigate

Cyber-criminals stole more than GBP4m from elderly people in the UK in the financial year 2018-19, data received by the charity Age UK has revealed. A freedom of information (FOI) request submitted by the charity to the UK’s national fraud

Good news for the victims of the ThunderX ransomware, cybersecurity firm Tesorion has released a decryptor to recover their files for free. Cybersecurity firm Tesorion has released a free decryptor for the ThunderX ransomware that allows victims to recover their

Facebook has been forced to remove over 150 fake accounts tied to Beijing’s efforts to influence public opinion in south-east Asia. The social media giant describes influence operations like this as “coordinated inauthentic behavior” (CIB), as those behind them use

Fraudsters are increasingly moving online to cash-in on the COVID-19 pandemic, although overall unauthorized fraud losses dropped in the first half of 2020, according to UK Finance. The banking industry body’s 2020 Half Year Fraud Update revealed some promising headline

Microsoft has warned that a critical vulnerability it patched in August is now being actively exploited in the wild, enabling attackers to remotely control a target organization’s Windows domain. Also known as “Zerologon,” CVE-2020-1472 is a critical elevation of privilege

The way cybersecurity awareness training is conducted in organizations has a huge bearing on employees’ subsequent security outlook and behaviors, according to a new report from Osterman Research. The researchers discovered that users who found security training “very interesting” were

Wireshark 3.2.7 was released with a fix for security vulnerabilities and an updated version of Npcap & Qt. Wireshark is known as the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer. It is used for troubleshooting, analysis, development, and education. It is

5G also called the fifth generation of wireless cellular networks, will offer new opportunities to all walks of life, including health, supply chain, agriculture, etc. Similarly, emerging technologies such as IoT (Internet of Things), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and others will

New research published today by Kaspersky examines a rise in the number of cyber-attacks on industrial control system (ICS) computers used by the oil and gas industry. Over the first six months of 2020, the percentage of systems attacked in

Security researchers spotted a new strain of Android malware, dubbed Alien, that implements multiple features allowing it to steal credentials from 226 apps. Researchers from ThreatFabric have discovered and analyzed a new strain of Android malware, tracked as Alien, that

Over two-thirds (70%) of all malware attacks involved evasive zero-day malware in Q2 of 2020, which is a 12% rise on the previous quarter, according to WatchGuard Technologies latest Internet Security Report. Interestingly, the increase in this form of malware,

Manufacturing firms take twice as long to fix vulnerabilities as their peers in other verticals, although healthcare organizations have over three-times as many flaws per asset, according to new research from Kenna Security. The security vendor teamed up with the

A review of a facial recognition technology pilot scheme conducted by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has found that sensitive biometric data was not adequately protected. The Vehicle Face System was trialed last year by CBP. A major cybersecurity

Over eight million patients in India had their personal and medical details exposed after security researchers discovered multiple vulnerabilities in a government-run COVID-19 surveillance system. The “Surveillance Platform Uttar Pradesh Covid-19” software was first discovered by vpnMentor researchers via a

Most UK firms are set to increase digital adoption after admitting that the cloud saved their business from collapse during the early months of the COVID-19 crisis, but security remains a persistent challenge, according to new research. Identity management vendor