Cybersecurity

Distributed denial-of-service attacks continued to rise in November. A prime target was the United States, with 1,543 attacks. While "as a service" offerings have made ransomware a low-effort, low-risk option for generating criminal gains

EXPERT ADVICE

MFA Is Broken, Here’s How To Fix It

Ask any security pro what's the most effective protection against hackers and scammers, and they all point to one tool: multifactor authentication. But lately, bad actors have focused on hacking MFA, making its methods susceptible to interception

A new analysis of data from the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center reveals that Nevada has more cybercrime victims than any state in the union by a large margin

Most contractors the Department of Defense hired in the last five years failed to meet the required minimum cybersecurity standards, posing a significant risk to U.S. national security

Although small businesses lack the resources large enterprises enjoy to defend themselves online, SMBs can avoid becoming cybercrime victims by following these proven, safe computing practices

Streaming video content from non-mainstream providers might make you an unwitting target of content piracy. If you get a bargain pricing offer, you risk becoming the victim of scammers and hackers, losing personal data, and having your financial assets stolen

In the coming year, lawmakers will be paying increased attention to workplace monitoring, and whistleblowers may also be demanding monitoring information to support complaints about labor law violations, according to the predictions put together by 10 Forrester analysts

A recent report highlights the staggering growth of ATO fraud online. In the U.S. alone, around 24 million households have fallen victim to this form of fraud. Social media is one of the driving forces behind the issue, with more than half of all ATOs related to a social media account.

In a survey of consumers, the Identity Theft Resource Center found that 85% had their Instagram accounts compromised, while 25% had their Facebook account hijacked

Cloudflare's Zero Trust SIM is designed to secure every packet of data leaving a mobile device. After it’s installed, the ZT SIM sends network traffic from the device to Cloudflare’s cloud where its Zero Trust security policies can be applied to the data

Keeping safe in cyberspace is increasingly difficult as crooks try to exploit uninformed users every chance they get. Add to that, virus and malware threats are never-ending. Here are five things in your control to help keep your digital activity safe

Nearly all the top 10 universities in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia are putting their students, faculty and staff at risk of email compromise by failing to block attackers from spoofing the schools’ email domains

Companies have a long road ahead to protect privileged identities and access, despite corporate leaders’ good intentions. Less than half of the organizations surveyed by Delinea have implemented ongoing security policies and processes for privileged access management

As criminal activity on the internet continues to accelerate, bug hunting for cash has begun to attract more and more security researchers. In its latest annual report, bug bounty platform Intigriti revealed that the number of analysts signing up for its services has increased 43% from April 2021 to...

E-Commerce Times Channels