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Endpoint Management Solutions to Combat Malware

Microsoft’s new Security Intelligence Report shows that malware attacks on Windows systems are up, with the Stuxnet Shell attack bug being the most popular. Data for this report was taken from the 600 million computers worldwide that run services like...
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Data Protection Requires Endpoint Management

Endpoint management is imperative for companies now that hackers are conducting bigger data breaches. Recently, a security company discovered that millions of usernames and passwords for email accounts were stolen by a hacker. Over 272 million stolen...
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Endpoint Management Concerns in Cyber Espionage

Verizon’s new Data Breach Investigations Report revealed that legitimate user credentials were used in most data breaches, and the predominant actors in most data breaches were external. Around 63% of the hackers used weak, default, or stolen passwords...
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Endpoint Management Solutions for Government Organizations

Federal, state, and local government organizations are all lacking in cybersecurity health, according to a study by SecurityScorecard. The firm released the findings of its 2016 Government Cybersecurity Report, where government organizations were measured...
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Study Reveals Most People Will Plug in Random USBs

The findings from a recent study on USBs show that companies have to worry about end users compromising data. The study, conducted by University of Illinois, found that most people will pick up a random USB stick and plug it into their computers without...
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Survey Finds CIOs Unprepared For Breaches

A security firm surveyed 400 IT decision makers and 1,500 knowledge workers about endpoint security and found that even though C-level executives are concerned about company security, they are still not doing enough to secure their endpoints from today’s...
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USB Thief Malware Doesn’t Need Internet to Spread

Most people are concerned that that their computers will be infected through malware picked up on the Internet. Some people know enough to avoid phishing scams by not clicking on malicious links in emails. Now a newly discovered USB-based malware can...
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AceDeceiver Malware Exploits iOS Vulnerability

With the announcement of the new iPhone 6SE, Apple has been all over the news. However, users in China have to worry about a new malware. The malware, called AceDeceiver, is mainly limited to iPhone users who install pirated apps or software, or jailbreak...
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Data Protection Best Practices in Response to Ransomware Threats

One of the latest threats that’s subverting data protection is ransomware. Ransomware attacks are when hackers encrypt the data on a victim’s network and then demand payment before they release the unencrypted files back. Recently major news websites...
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Hackers Now Using Nation-State Spying Methods

As a member of Promisec Technical Team, I often come across interesting pieces of cyber security issues and cannot stop thinking about how simple it would be for companies to prevent issues from turning into cyber breaches. One of the latest worries in...
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