Tag: Cybercriminals

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has just released version 1.1 of its Cybersecurity Framework. President Obama commissioned the first draft of this sprawling document in 2013 to standardize how government agencies approached cybersecurity. But it’s not just the U.S. government who can benefit from it. Version 1.1 of the Cybersecurity Framework…

Imagine if the next time you sent a birthday card to a friend, somebody else opened it first. In this scenario, the crook was looking for any cash you might have included in the card before forwarding it on to its rightful owner. This is precisely the concept of a Man-in-the-Middle (MiTM) attack. First documented…

Even if your website is secure, your user’s credentials could still be available to buy online. It’s time to learn more about credential stuffing attacks and how lousy password choices make them easier to administer. Choosing a password isn’t simple, especially when we’re asked to make them complex. That’s why we often pick passwords that…

Imagine if someone went on a shopping spree with your credit card, but when you called the bank, they didn’t believe that you were you? Users targeted by account takeover attacks face scenarios like this every day. Read on and learn how to prevent these devastating hacks. Hackers breach user accounts to commit fraud Account…