In the space of just a few hours late last week I saw four separate security-related articles pop up in different publications, specifically covering news about organizations that had been hacked.
It’s no surprise that advances in Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity, hardware and app development have all helped to give ‘mobile’ an increasingly central role in both employee and customer experiences.
Emotet continues to be one of the most costly and destructive pieces of malware ever engineered. Weaponized by hackers to steal data and spread Ryuk and other ransomware, Emotet has affected government and public sector organizations around the world.
If there’s one thing I’ve learned, we should never re-use passwords across multiple accounts – and it’s especially important to separate work and private applications.
Raising awareness about the importance of online privacy and data protection is an enormous and very important undertaking.
The vulnerability can be exploited in the Windows CryptoAPI certification validation process, which then allows hackers to spoof secure webpages and fake file signatures.