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Every year, digital security experts, IT personnel and top executives from various industries look forward to the release of Verizon’s data-rich and analytical security report, which many consider to be the annual breach bible for the industry. The 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report has just been released. For me, the DBIR provides some of […]
May 23, 2019
Global organizations are like kingdoms under siege, threatened by “little birds” from all sides. From the outside: persistent targeted attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and dangerous while some adversaries are using surprisingly unsophisticated means to wreak damage. From the inside, employees are partaking in risky poor IT hygiene activities that put the entire organization at […]
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May 21, 2019
Hi folks! You may find below the latest news about global incidents, threats and attacks handpicked by our super XM Cyber team of experts. Threat Post – Ransomware ‘Remediation’ Firm Exposed: Researchers Weigh in on Paying May 17 A company that claimed to use technology tools to help victims with ransomware cleanup was found to […]
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May 19, 2019
Hi folks! You may find below the latest news about global incidents, threats and attacks handpicked by our super XM Cyber team of experts. SC Magazine – Hackers claim compromise of four AV firms, offer source code for sale May 10 A high-profile hacking collective claims it compromised the networks of four premiere U.S. anti-virus […]
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May 12, 2019
“Douze Points!” would naturally sound like an amazing compliment to any European organization, meaning it has scored the highest grade possible. Oh, you don’t get it? Every year, the phrase is used several times by the Eurovision song content presenter when a country gets the maximum number of points (“douze points” means twelve points in […]
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May 7, 2019
Hi folks! You may find below the latest news about global incidents, threats and attacks handpicked by our super XM Cyber team of experts. BleepingComputer – Japan will develop its first-ever malware as a defense measure against cyber attacks May 4 The news was reported by the Kyodo News. Japan will develop its first-ever computer […]
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May 5, 2019
What better day, May the 4th, to take inspiration from Star Wars as you continuously work hard to be always one step ahead of cyber attackers? “Ready are you? What know you of ready?” Yoda to Luke Skywalker [The Empire Strikes Back] Star Wars Day, May 4, is observed by fans across the world. The […]
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May 1, 2019
Hi folks! You may find below the latest news about global incidents, threats and attacks handpicked by our super XM Cyber team of experts. SecurityWeek – P2P Flaws Expose Millions of IoT Devices to Remote Attacks April 26 Vulnerabilities discovered by a researcher in a peer-to-peer (P2P) system named iLnkP2P expose millions of cameras and […]
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April 28, 2019
With over 15,000 attendees anticipated to come this year, Infosecurity Europe promises to be sourcing and knowledge hub for Europe’s information and cybersecurity community. XM Cyber is very excited to make its debut at Infosecurity Europe, where our global team of experts – including our new UK-based staff – will showcase XM Cyber’s newly enhanced platform to […]
April 25, 2019
With spring in full swing, organizations should definitely dedicate some time to scrubbing and sprucing up their security. While for many households clearing clutter is an annual ritual that marks the end of the winter and the beginning of the spring, digital spring cleaning is key for companies to avoid data breaches. Over 4.5 billion […]
April 21, 2019