Cybersecurity

In 2021, cybercrime caused global damages that cost $6 trillion -- approximately $2 trillion more than the GDP of Japan -- the country with the world’s third-largest economy.

The research, based on a survey of nearly 3,000 IT and security professionals across 14 countries, found that 94% of organizations hit by ransomware in the past year said that the threat actors attempted to compromise their backups during the attack.

Rather than waiting for the next big cyberattack and hoping they have the right defenses in place, security leaders are now more than ever implementing a proactive approach to cybersecurity by identifying and addressing security gaps before attackers find and exploit them.

Instead of trying to force users to embrace a new browser -- and thus expand the enterprise attack surface -- Menlo's add-on tools protect data and users with end-to-end visibility and dynamic policy enforcement directly inside browser sessions to block zero-hour phishing, malware, and ransomware at...

OPINION

Are Deepfakes Overblown?

With properly validated and ensured controls and being alert to the potential for a well-crafted fraud attempt, we should be able to weather the deepfake storm. However, if we are compromised or not thinking defensively, we could be vulnerable to fraud that could change our lives, and not for the be...

Romantics searching for virtual love should approach amorous AI chatbots with caution, according to a new report by researchers at Mozilla's "Privacy Not Included" buyer's guide.

Better cybersecurity may soon come to a mobile app you use in time to defend against a rising wave of data breaches, malware assaults, and AI-powered bot attacks.

AT&T wireless customers will see the brand name and logo of participating businesses on verified incoming calls without the need for an app.

AI and quantum computing are reshaping the cybersecurity landscape. Expect a mix of advanced threats and cutting-edge defenses in this rapidly evolving digital realm.

Attacks on browsers by phishing actors ballooned during the second half of 2023, increasing 198% over the first six months of the year, according to a new report by browser security company Menlo Security.

Top devices raising concerns among consumers are the Amazon Echo, security cameras, Google Nest thermostats, smart doorbells, and smart TVs, revealed the research by CraftJack, a construction contracting services provider.

Tech industry experts delve into pivotal tech trends for 2024, examining cybersecurity evolution, the impact of AI on privacy, breakthroughs in quantum computing, and shifts in the tech startup world.

Quick Response codes have become a vehicle for bad actors to steal credentials, infect mobile devices, and invade corporate systems.

TV set-top boxes infected with malware are being sold online at Amazon and other resellers, and the EFF wants the Federal Trade Commission to put a stop to it.

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