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2019 Top Cyber Threats

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2019 Top Cyber Threats

Cybercriminals continue to produce innovative ways to harvest money, tricking and cracking into computers across the globe. Here are trends to watch. Top Cyber Threats in 2019 WipersWiper malware wipes drives clean, destroying everything on them. Motives of those who spread them include covering up tracks after stealing sensitive files and records.Fileless MalwareFileless Malware evades traditional signature-based antivirus software by writing nothing to the drives of attacked computers. The malware exploits vulnerabilities in web browser and PDF software or launches from phishing emails. Fileless malware attackes doubled in the first half of 2018 according to SentinelOne and are sure to...

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2FA Hacked - Backups Even More Critical

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2FA Hacked - Backups Even More Critical

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is designed to protect you by sending you a text message or calling you when you are logging into a website. A new hacker trick can defeat 2FA.

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New Computer Flaws Discovered

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New Computer Flaws Discovered

Newly discovered flaws allow attackers with access to a computer the ability to bypass passwords and read protected data.

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Worst Year Ever

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Worst Year Ever

2017 marked another "worst year ever" in data breaches and cyber incidents. Here's what to watch out for and what you can do about it.

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WiFi Flaw Can Breach Your Internet Connection

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WiFi Flaw Can Breach Your Internet Connection

Hackers can eavesdrop on your computer use, intercepting passwords and dropping ransomware onto your device if you use WiFi. A flaw called KRACK Attack was recently discovered by a Belgian security researcher. https://www.krackattacks.com It defeats the WPA2 encryption scheme of supposedly secure, password-protected WiFi access points (hotspots).You should continue to use passwords for our WiFi connections but cannot assume you are safe until you apply updates to your devices. UPDATE:  For information on fixes that stop KRACK from letting hackers intercept what you send and receive over WiFi, see: KRACK Attack Threatens All Wi-Fi Networks: What to Do  To limit...

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