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Author: Silviu Stahie

Silviu is a seasoned writer who followed the technology world for almost two decades, covering topics ranging from software to hardware and everything in between. He's passionate about security and the way it shapes the world, in all aspects of life. He's also a space geek, enjoying all the exciting new things the Universe has to offer.

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Most Forbes Global 2000 Companies Lack Basic Domain Security

Jun 18 by Silviu Stahie

Most Forbes Global 2000 organizations don’t have even basic domain security in place, leaving them open to attacks with potentially devastating consequences, according to a report from Digital Brand Services (DBS). 

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Business That Compromise User Data Could Lose Customer Loyalty for Years

Jun 17 by Silviu Stahie

Customers will avoid businesses that compromise users’ data during the COVID-19 pandemic because of poor security practices, new research from PCI Pal has found. 

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'CallStranger' Is Exactly the Type of Vulnerability ISPs Fear

Jun 12 by Silviu Stahie

A new vulnerability named 'CallStranger' is making the rounds in the IoT world, illustrating the dire security issues that users confront every day. The vulnerability is also a perfect example of why dedicated IoT security measures are needed to cover the gaps left by manufacturers.

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SMBs Overwhelmingly Believe They Are Ready to Deal with Cybersecurity Incidents

Jun 11 by Silviu Stahie

Most small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) believe they are prepared for a cyberattack or any informatic disaster, but few are actually ready to deal with the aftermath of such an incident, according to new research published by Infrascale. 

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Vast Majority of Australian Companies Believe Their Cybersecurity Is Failing

Jun 09 by Silviu Stahie

Australian companies don’t trust their current cybersecurity solution and overwhelmingly think their investments in this critical business are failing, according to a new survey of executives in all major industries. 

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Why ISPs Should Keep Smart Homes Malware-Free

Jun 05 by Silviu Stahie

Most IoT devices have vulnerabilities that leave them open to DDoS attacks, according to Bitdefender's telemetry. There's no easy fix to such a complex problem, but there are clever ways to prevent smart devices from serving the malicious intents of criminals. 

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Fewer Security Incidents Affected US Federal Government in 2019

Jun 04 by Silviu Stahie

The latest report from the White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) shows that the number of cybersecurity incidents dropped in 2019, partly due to better security programs and increased investments. 

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Financial Sector Business Leaders Targeted by Cyberattacks from India

May 29 by Silviu Stahie

Companies in financial services, consulting and healthcare, along with business leaders, have been targeted by hackers from India using accounts spoofing the World Health Organization (WHO). 

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Secure Your IoT Devices, Hackers Are Coming for Them

May 27 by Silviu Stahie

Our homes are littered with Internet of Things (IoT) devices, even if we might not be aware that they fall into that category. Left unattended, unpatched or unprotected, they are just waiting to be taken over by malicious actors who can use them in numerous nefarious ways. We can now take a closer look at the most vulnerable devices and at what constitutes a threat in the home or business IoT ecosystem.

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Price of Access to Corporate Networks on the Dark Web Went Up in 2020

May 26 by Silviu Stahie

Access to company networks is sold on the dark web, and the latest research indicates that it’s a growing business, with advertisements for this type of illegal access increasing by 69% in Q1 2020 compared with the Q4 2019. 

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Companies Overwhelmingly Expect Security Risks from Work-from-Home Employees, Survey Shows

May 25 by Silviu Stahie

Many companies rushed to provide their employees with a procedure to work from home, leading to a drastic increase in cyber risks that could directly affect the business, according to a new survey from HiveIO. 

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Data Breaches and Security Incidents Surged to Record High in 2019, Verizon Report Shows

May 22 by Silviu Stahie

Security incidents and confirmed data breaches jumped to a record high in 2019, according to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, which covers 16 industries. 

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