Home Tag "Cybercriminals"

Smart TVs become an soft target for cybercriminals

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Denise Giusto Bilić, Security Researcher at ESET explains how internet-enabled Smart TVs have become a attractive target for cyberattacks and how cybercriminals can ruin more than your TV viewing experience by spying on users with the cameras and microphone or act as jumping-off points for attacks at other devices in home and corporate networks.

Malware trends & predictions by Sophos

Sarah Rizvi
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From online gaming, to mobile apps and wearable tech, technology is used at almost every touch point in people’s day-to-day lives. However, the downside of living in this hyper-connected society means that people are also extremely vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Harish Chib, Vice President -Middle East & Africa at Sophos discusses how malware is being weaved into this everyday technology, and how, year on year, we are seeing cybercriminals become more intelligent in their attacks, making it increasingly important for consumers to be wary […]

Stolen credentials lead to mass automated attacks

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Digital Shadows has unveiled research into some of the main techniques cybercriminals are using to target organizations using stolen credentials which have been reused across a variety of sites and online forums. The report also outlines what measures organizations can implement to protect against such attacks.