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A bug in Wi-Fi ‘extenders’ could give a hacker full control over the devices

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The vulnerability in a piece of TP-Link gear is just the latest bug to be found in popular home networking equipment.

How hackers are changing up their business models

by CyberScoop Staff • 3 months ago

Charles Henderson, global managing partner and head of X-Force Red at IBM, talks with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief on how cybercriminals are changing their business models based on how organizations quash threats.

Tax scammers impersonating ADP, Paychex with aim to steal financial information

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Those messages are laced with TrickBot, a malicious software strain that typically infects victims through a malicious Microsoft Excel attachment.

For many crooks, malware is out and PowerShell attacks are in, IBM says

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Fifty-seven percent of the cyberattacks detected by IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence used common applications like PowerShell or PsExec, compared to 29 percent that used more traditional phishing attacks.

From the NSA to Silicon Valley, a new kind of encryption is going commercial

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Homomorphic encryption would better protect both personal users and businesses, but it needs to be fleshed out over the coming years.

Cyber Readiness Institute wants to help small firms fix their authentication issues

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

The Cyber Readiness Institute on Monday unveiled a program offering free tools and resources meant to help companies better secure their corporate networks.

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