Maze: the ransomware that introduced an extra twist

Maze ransomware attacks featured the first group of cyber-criminals to add the threat of publishing exfiltrated data to the ransomware business model

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Cybersecurity for journalists: How to defeat threat actors and defend freedom of the press

When it comes to cybersecurity, journalists need to protect themselves, their sources, and the freedom of the press. Which methods should they use?

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What role does data destruction play in cybersecurity?

Organizations are keen to protect the personal data of their employees and customers from cyberattack. But what about the data they no longer need? We discuss why data destruction is just as important to cybersecurity as protection.

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Hacking with AWS: incorporating leaky buckets into your OSINT workflow

When penetration testing for an organization, what OSINT tactics can researchers employ? We discuss how hacking with AWS buckets can provide more recon data and uncover any leaks.

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Leaks and breaches: a roundup

There’s been some huge leaks and breaches over the last few days, impacting everything from regular logins to important financial documents. What’s the fallout?

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Medical industry struggles with PACS data leaks

PACS servers are often used to store and transmit patient data. But how is their security implemented? We take a look at case of how poor setup can easily lead to data leaks.

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Huge breach affects 9 million Cathay Pacific customers

Airline company Cathay Pacific revealed that a huge breach took place in March 2018, affecting around 9 million customers. We take a look at some of the potential fallout.

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A week in security (July 16 – July 22)

A round up of the security news from July 16 – July 22, including the release of our quarterly Cybercrime tactics and techniques report, breaches, airport security, bug bounties, and more.

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Major data breaches at Adidas, Ticketmaster pummel web users

There’s been a number of major data breaches and leaks revealed in the last few days, and we take a look at three of the biggest: Adidas, Ticketmaster, and marketing firm Exactis.

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What Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica problem means for your data

Facebook is in the spotlight, as the recent Cambridge Analytica story involving millions of users’ data continues to melt news servers around the world. We strip away the complications and tell you exactly what happened, and why you may want to reconsider your use of social media platforms in 2018.

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