Reminder: Check your security settings on your server now before it’s too late.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has already acknowledged it was hit by cyberespionage earlier this year. Now comes reports that other groups with close ties were hit by the same attack – and the way it was carried out could have wide-reaching effects.
Here’s a reminder that multiple redundant backups are absolutely essential.
IT has never been strictly about technology. At least half the job is communicating effectively with users, higher-ups and others. But as most IT pros know, this is generally one of the areas that techs struggle with the most.
Companies’ employees do a lot that puts sensitive information at risk. One of the biggest problems: They choose weak passwords that offer little protection. And despite IT’s best efforts, organizations’ password policies haven’t done much to solve the problem.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently put out a warning to the public: Hackers are taking advantage of data breaches in an attempt to frighten users into paying them hush money.
Celebrities from Jack Black to Mark Zuckerberg recently had their Twitter accounts hijacked. And while the fallout so far seems to be mostly childish pranks, the security lessons from this incident can’t be overstated.
Even though they don’t represent the majority of cyberattacks, there’s something particularly menacing about zero-days.
It’s probably been several years since you’ve thought about MySpace, if you ever really have. But now the almost-defunct social network is back in the news for all the wrong reasons.
Two separate pieces of ransomware news have trickled in recently. One is good news, and the other provides a big wake-up call for companies.