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Kids and Internet Safety: How Parents Should Have ‘The Conversation’

Mar 3, 2017, 10:13 AM Ben Gane

he World Wide Web (WWW) might not have been around when we were growing up, but it’s guaranteed to be an incredibly important part of your child’s life as they do. It’s a wonderful tool to help them socialize, learn, play and used in the right way it can...

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6 Rules to Improve Your PL/SQL Packages Security

Mar 3, 2017, 10:09 AM Ben Gane

Using PL/SQL code in your system has many advantages. However, it can be insecure if it isn’t done right. In this article, I’ve outlined a few practices you can follow to improve the security of your Oracle PL/SQL code...

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Tax-themed threats continue to spread during the tax season

Mar 3, 2017, 10:00 AM Ben Gane

Since late last year, multiple warnings have been issued to the public regarding tax-related fraud campaigns. Last month, a warning was issued to Northwich residents in the UK regarding a HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) phishing scam...

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Half of businesses still vulnerable to spam, phishing, IoT hacks

Mar 3, 2017, 09:37 AM Ben Gane

The Internet of Things is growing faster than ever and spreading to new segments and markets. Connected devices are now incorporated into municipal services, not only in industrial and consumer-oriented services...

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AWS failure causes internet crisis

Mar 3, 2017, 09:35 AM Ben Gane

The internet stopped working on Tuesday and multiple major websites shut down after Amazon Web Services S3 suffered massive errors at their Northern Virginia facility, where most of their servers are kept...

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How to recover from the OSX/Filecoder.E ransomware on your Mac

Mar 3, 2017, 09:30 AM Ben Gane

Last week I warned of the OSX/Filecoder.E ransomware that had been discovered by researchers at ESET, after it was distributed via BitTorrent distribution sites as cracks for pirated software.

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will miss out on cash bonus after security breaches

Mar 3, 2017, 09:25 AM Ben Gane

Don't feel too sorry for Mayer. As CNN reported, she has made about $162 million in the four years that she has been CEO of Yahoo, and could earn a tidy $57 million more in severance after Verizon takes over the company.

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Think you know cyber security? Think again – world’s most famous hacker comes to IP EXPO Manchester

Mar 2, 2017, 08:37 AM Ben Gane

IP EXPO Manchester, part of Europe’s number one enterprise IT event series, today unveiled the world’s most famous hacker, Kevin Mitnick, as this year’s keynote speaker.

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Takeaways from the 2016 Threat Landscape

Mar 1, 2017, 09:26 AM Ben Gane

Every year Trend Micro takes a look back at the threat landscape from the previous year and analyzes the data we receive from our massive customer base around the world and reports on the trends we saw and the key threats that...

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The 21st Century 49ers: small-time cryptocurrency mining

Mar 1, 2017, 09:23 AM Ben Gane

Forcepoint™ Security Labs frequently identify new, unusual, or otherwise interesting pieces of malware. Sometimes these turn out to be elements of large, APT-driven campaigns (e.g. our report into the MONSOON campaign from August 2016...

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