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Just Paid the Ransom? Here’s How to Prevent It From Happening Again

Hackers can be relentless with their cyberattacks. While organizations can be vulnerable to many security threats, ransomware is especially ruthless since its attacks are completely automated. It doesn’t matter what industry or business you…

Cyber-Attack Grounds Flights in Alaska

RavnAir Group was forced to ground flights on Saturday following a cyber-attack on the Alaskan company's computer network. In a statement released on Saturday morning, RavnAir wrote: On Friday, December 20th, RavnAir Group…

Data Leak Exposes 267 Million Facebook Users

A database of 267 million Facebook user IDs, phone numbers, and names was left exposed online for a fortnight thanks to another cloud misconfiguration, according to researchers. The trove was likely to have been the result of an illegal…

Citrix Vulnerability Puts 80K Companies at Risk

A critical flaw has been discovered in two Citrix products, placing 80,000 companies in 158 countries at risk.  The easily exploitable vulnerability could allow attackers to obtain direct access to a company's local network and to access…

Only Three Out of Top 100 Airports Pass Cybersecurity Checks!

Ninety-seven percent of airport sites were being operated by outdated web software, with 24% of them containing known and exploitable vulnerabilities. Two-thirds of airports were exposed to the Dark Web. In one of the recent hacks in the aviation…

A Comprehensive View of Pen Testing

Penetration tests have long been known as a critical security tool that exposes security weaknesses through simulated attacks on an organization's IT environments. These test results can help prioritize weaknesses, providing a road-map towards…

250 Million Microsoft Customer Support Records Exposed Online

If you have ever contacted Microsoft for support in the past 14 years, your technical query, along with some personally identifiable information might have been compromised. Microsoft today admitted a security incident that exposed nearly…

Is your car at risk of a cyber attack?

Cars are smarter than ever. Many can now let you do everything from dictating text messages to helping you find available parking spaces as you approach an unfamiliar city. There’s a potential downside to all this technology that you might…

What is a SIM swap scam?

Sim swap fraud is different to a phishing scam where fraudsters trick you into handing over your bank details and passwords via a link to a dodgy website. Instead, fraudsters target your mobile network provider in order to trick them into…

Essential Cyber Security Facts for Business Owners

The Worldwide Cyber Security market is expected to reach $167 billion by the end of 2019, and it is only going to grown larger from there, given the number of attacks and the amount of wealth stored online. There line between physical and digital…