This Week in Security News: Medical Malware and Monitor Hacks

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn how baby monitors may be susceptible to hacking. Also, learn about a medical flaw that enables hackers to hide malware. Read on: Is Your Baby Monitor…
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Hit the Easy Button for Your Organization’s Gmail Security

Fifteen years ago, Gmail was launched by Google. The web-based service now has 1.5 billion users a month. In addition to being the extremely popular personal email service, Gmail is also a key component of G Suite for organizations. One of the many reasons of Gmail’s popularity is its security. Google makes use of multiple…
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BEC Will Reach Two Levels Deeper

  In our predictions report for 2019, “Mapping the Future: Dealing with Pervasive and Persistent Threats,” we foresaw an increase in the rate of BEC (business email compromise) attacks: “Business email compromise will go two levels down in the org chart.” From the report:     “Business email compromise (BEC) remains a very potent and…
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Today’s Data Breach Environment: An Overview

By now, companies and consumers alike are well aware of the threat of a data breach. Large and small businesses across every sector have been targeted, and many customers are now familiar with the notification that their username, password or other details might have been compromised. The unfortunate fact is that, despite efforts on the…
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BEC is Big Business for Hackers: What makes these attacks so hard to prevent?

For years, one of the most lucrative ways for hackers to generate profits was through ransomware attacks. These instances involve the use of strong encryption to lock victims out of their files and data – attackers then sell the decryption key in exchange for an untraceable Bitcoin ransom payment. Now, however, another highly profitable attack…
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This Week in Security News: HR and Heritage Hacks

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, the details of 92 million accounts for MyHertitage were discovered on a private server outside of the company. Also, companies using services from PageUp are notifying employees that…
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