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Telecom Company Responsible for Routing Billions of Text Messages Annually Acknowledges Multi-Year Breach

Mentioned in passing as part of a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing, Syniverse admits to hackers having access for five years, potentially impacting millions of mobile phone ...
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Happy Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 from KnowBe4!

Cybersecurity Awareness Month takes place every October. It is a month dedicated to raising cybersecurity awareness, educating your employees on how to better protect the organization, ...
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Register for the Cybersecurity Virtual Summit KB4-CON EMEA Today!

We’re thrilled to host our first KB4-CON Cybersecurity Virtual Summit specifically for EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). At this one-of-a-kind event you’ll hear world-renowned ...
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[On-Demand Webinar] A Master Class on Cybersecurity: Roger Grimes Teaches Data-Driven Defense

Even the world’s most successful organizations have significant weaknesses in their cybersecurity defenses, which today’s determined hackers can exploit at will. There’s even a term for ...
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BEC, Fraud, and Ransomware Attacks Are All on the Rise and Costing More Than Ever

New data from cyber insurer Coalition puts the spotlight on not only how much worse attacks are getting, but claim data paints the picture that organizations just aren’t ready.
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Trend Micro: Most Organizations in the World Will Likely Be Compromised in the Next 12 Months

A new report from security vendor Trend Micro quantifies the current level of risk most organizations are facing, highlighting how ill-prepared we really are, how many have already been ...
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Copyright Scammers Now Making Phone Calls

Copyright infringement scammers have begun using phone calls to contact potential victims, according to Paul Ducklin at Naked Security.
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Military Personnel Vulnerable to Fraud

US military personnel and veterans have lost more than $822 million to scams since 2017, according to researchers at AtlasVPN. The researchers analyzed data from the US Federal Trade ...
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Words of Advice for Organizations on Cybersecurity Best Practices

We recently attended Black Hat USA 2021 this year and Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate for KnowBe4, sat down with Cybersecurity Ventures to give words of advice for all ...
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[On-Demand Webinar] Open Source Intelligence (OSINT): Learn the Methods Bad Actors Use to Hack Your Organization

The digital age has unleashed massive amounts of personal and organizational data on the internet. No breaking through firewalls or exploiting vulnerabilities required.
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79% of Employees Have Knowingly Engaged in Risky Online Activities in the Past Year

With employees not believing that it’s important to personally worry about cyber security risks, they also tend to believe they’re not a target, new data suggest as the reason for the ...
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Happy 22nd Annual SysAdmin Day from KnowBe4!

It’s the 22nd annual SysAdmin Day, a day when we celebrate all of the incredible System Administrators! While your job may not be easy (and sometimes not glamorous), your work on the ...
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U.K. Employees Pose a Major Cybersecurity Risk to Business as They Return to the Office

After well over a year of getting used to working from home, as U.K. employees look to head back into the office, new data shows they don’t see themselves as a cyber risk (which makes ...
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Remote Employees Adopt Bad Cybersecurity Habits While Working from Home

A new report focused on businesses looking to bring employees back to the office makes it very clear that security leaders are concerned, as remote workers have been anything but secure.
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Microsoft Takes Down Homoglyph Domains

Microsoft has taken legal action to shut down eighteen domains that were being used in business email compromise (BEC) attacks. The sites in question used homoglyphs to impersonate ...
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The Pandemic’s Paradigm Shift with Cybersecurity

Just over a year ago, a much-prized perk – the ability to work from home – became an everyday reality for many. ITWeb, in partnership with KnowBe4, conducted a survey to gain insight into ...
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[BREAKING] NSA, Partners Release Cybersecurity Advisory on Brute Force Global Cyber Campaign

NSA and its US and British partners (the UK's NCSC and the US FBI and CISA) late this morning released an advisory detailing a Russian campaign ("almost certainly ongoing") to brute-force ...
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Yet Another Disk Image File Format Spotted in the Wild Used to Deliver Malware

Disguised as an invoice, cybercriminals use a Windows-supported disk image to obfuscate malware from email gateways and security scanners. The question is how viable will it be?
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Cybersecurity and Business Priorities Don’t Appear to Be Aligning – and That’s Bad for Your Security Stance

Despite organizational leadership believing cyber security initiatives can support business goals, the way businesses approach cybersecurity seems to prove otherwise.
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60% of Orgs Needed New Security Policies to Secure Their Remote Workforce

According to security compliance vendor ThreatSwitch in their 2021 Industrial Security Benchmark Report, organizations are waking up to the need for better awareness training.
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