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CONFERENCE REPORT

RSA Conference Rebounds as Business Risks Soar

Like a persistent piece of malware that your antivirus product just can't seem to eradicate, the annual RSA cybersecurity conference was back with a vengeance this year. But while the malware example is inherently malicious, the industry event seemed to be bustling with goodwill and a positive messa...

After feeding more than 15.6 million passwords into an AI-powered password cracker, researchers concluded that it is possible to crack 51% of common passwords within a minute

New cyber research connects the infamous North Korea-aligned Lazarus Group behind the Linux malware attack called Operation DreamJob to the 3CX supply-chain attack

The FBI's Denver office is cautioning consumers about using free public charging stations, saying bad actors can use the USB ports at the juice stops to introduce malware and monitoring software onto devices

With a deep understanding of an organization and how the individuals within it interact with their inbox, AI can determine for every email whether it is suspicious and should be actioned or if it is legitimate and should remain untouched

If crime doesn’t pay, some cybercriminals wouldn’t know it. A top team member in a cybercrime outfit like Conti can make an estimated US$1.1 million a year, according to a report released Monday by Trend Micro. Since cybercrime groups don’t file reports with the SEC, the salary ear...

Online raiders are stealing IP addresses and converting them to cash by selling them to so-called proxyware services

Tax fraud schemes in 2022 netted scammers $5.7 billion, more than twice the amount of the previous year, according to the Internal Revenue Service, and there doesn’t appear to be any letup in sight

SPECIAL REPORT

Waging War on the Sextortion Epidemic

Digital Forensics Corporation is waging war to protect and educate the public about a rapidly growing trend in cybercrime dubbed sextortion, where online predators target teens and young adults with threats to expose sensitive personal photos

U.S. Marshals Service spokesperson Drew Wade said in comments to news outlets on Feb. 27 that the agency received a ransomware demand and found a data exfiltration event that affected the agency's stand-alone computer system

Apply these tips to prevent bad actors from using your IP address to load malware onto your devices, serve you with ransomware, hack into your financial accounts, or steal your entire online identity

2023 might be a volatile year for cybersecurity officers as they deal with the pressures of maintaining a ridged security posture while also dodging the bullet of blame when attacks are successful

While Linux malware reached never-before-seen numbers in 2022, the total number of new malware developments among other major computing platforms fell

More online fraud, recession-resistant budgets, and continued talent shortages can be expected in 2023, according to cybersecurity pros who spoke with EmergTechNews

How will consumers react to Apple's WWDC 2023 announcements?
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