US Banks Push To Improve Security Post-Equifax

News broke that in the wake of the massive hack of Equifax, U.S. banks are leveling up their anti-fraud game in response to the fact that 143 million Americans have now had their official data stolen. That is about half of the population of the U.S. — and the vast majority of the adult population. Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData […]

Are You Sharing The Same IP Address As A Criminal?

Are you sharing the same IP address as a criminal? Law enforcement call for the end of carrier grade nat (cgn) to increase accountability online. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge commented below. Ilia Kolochenko, CEO at High-Tech Bridge: “Unfortunately, CGN is not the only challenge when enforcing enacted laws and prosecuting cybercrime. A great […]

HMRC Phishing Scam

One of the latest high profile phishing attacks affecting the UK has seen a new social engineering scam impersonating HM’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to trick victims into downloading malware. This time, the phishing attack is disguised as an HMRC VAT return document which contains links to JRAT malware. The email was even sent using […]

Secure Shell (SSH) Mismanagement

Organizations are not managing Secure Shell (SSH) in their IT environments, exposing critical systems and data to cyberattacks, according to new research from Venafi. Justin Jett, Director of Audit and Compliance at Plixer commented below. Justin Jett, Director of Audit and Compliance at Plixer:  “The risk of poorly managed SSH keys is that anyone with […]