Don’t Let Your Phone Stalk You

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Stalkerware is legal but often considered unethical. Find out what stalkerware is and how it can get on your smartphone. The idea of someone tracking your whereabouts and eavesdropping on your conversations can be unsettling. Yet, more than 58,000 Google Android users had this happen to them. That’s because these individuals had stalkerware installed on their smartphones. Stalkerware is not … Read More

All It Took Was 52 Seconds for Hackers to Attack a Poorly Secured Server

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Researchers set up honeypots to learn how cybercriminals find and attack poorly protected Secure Shell (SSH)-enabled servers. Learn what the researchers found so you can protect your devices. Companies often enable Secure Shell (SSH) in servers, network attached storage (NAS), and other devices so that users can remotely access them. Security experts highly recommend using public-key authentication with SSH-enabled devices. … Read More

Blackmail Emails Are Being Sent to the Workplace

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Blackmail emails that were previously sent only to personal accounts are now being sent to business accounts. Find out what the emails are saying so you can be prepared in case you receive one.

Hackers Are Hunting for Bigger Game with New Version of Ransomware

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Pinchy Spider and GandCrab sound like scoundrels in a super-hero comic book, but they are real-life villains in the business world. Learn how to defend your company against the Pinchy Spider hacking group’s latest tactics and its newest version of the GandCrab ransomware. Back in January 2018, a hacking group known as Pinchy Spider launched the GandCrab ransomware. It quickly … Read More