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Latest Phishing Scam Spoofs Mandatory Office365 Two-Factor Authentication

You’ve likely heard that using Two Factor Authentication (TFA) is the best way to secure your data and accounts online. The process involves authenticating your identity through a second offline channel, either via text message or authentication app. And with 90 per cent of IT departments implementing two-factor authentication for access to cloud applications including Office …

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PIPEDA – Is Your Business Compliant?

In November, changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) took effect. The Act sets out the ground rules for how businesses subject to the law must handle personal information in the course of commercial activities. Nearly every business collects personal data of some kind these days, even an email newsletter can put a …

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Global ransomware attack could total $190 billion – study

A global ransomware cyberattack could inflict around US$193 billion in damage and affect more than 600,000 businesses worldwide, according to a new report from the Cyber Risk Management (CyRiM) project. CyRiM is a Singapore-based public-private initiative that assesses cyber risks, with Lloyd’s as one of its founding members. The report was produced in collaboration with …

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Department of Homeland Security: DNS Hacker Warning

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are tracking a global domain name system (DNS) infrastructure hijacking campaign, according to a prepared statement. In addition, DNS and CISA have identified executive branch agency domains impacted by the campaign and notified these agencies about the incident. Global DNS infrastructure hackers are modifying executive branch agencies’ …

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Since 2018 Cryptomining Malware is up almost 4,500%

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cybercriminals are increasingly using malware to mine cryptocurrency, according to the “McAfee Labs Threat Report: December 2018.” McAfee Labs reported a year-over-year increase in several types of malware attacks, including: Cryptomining: Cryptomining malware increased 4,467 percent. Internet of Things (IoT): IoT malware attacks increased 203 percent. Macro: New macro malware increased 24 percent. Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS): The use of RaaS …

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How a Distributed Information Management Strategy is Disrupting The Modern Enterprise’s Document Management System

Are you having difficulties managing important information across your enterprise? Whether you and your employees are storing photos, documents, spreadsheets, general files or videos, saving these files directly to work desktop hard drives is inherently risky. How confident are you with your enterprises’ ability to effectively manage your documents and files? In this article, we …

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