User authentication methods overview

User authentication methods overview

Authentication may only be part of cybersecurity, but it’s the most important. Different Authentication Methods are necessary for checking a user’s claimed information to make sure they are who they say they are. Authentication is not to be confused with the preceding stage, authorization; instead, it is the only way …

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Anonymous has taken down the FSB website

Anonymous has taken down FSB website

The hacker group Anonymous announced on Saturday that it had hacked the website of the FSB, Russia’s feared secret service. We cannot access the site on Saturday evening at the time of publication of this article. The FSB is the de facto successor of the KGB, the secret political police …

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HermeticWiper Malware Alert

Hermetic Wiper

A new malware called HermeticWiper (aka KillDisk.NCV) is actively used in the context of the escalation of the military conflict in Ukraine for cyberattacks targeting government and private organizations, affecting decision-makers, technical personnel, and ordinary users. Symantec and ESET research first tweeted about the new strain, dubbed HermeticWiper, on February …

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McAfee bought for $14 billion

McAfee bought for $14 billion

The U.S. cybersecurity company McAfee, best known for its antivirus product of the same name, announced on Monday that it would be awarded $14 billion by a consortium of investment funds. The group of investors, led by Advent International Corporation and Permira Advisers LLC, also consists of Crosspoint Capital Partners, …

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Netherlands’s security is at risk due to cyber attacks

Netherlands's security is at risk due to cyber attacks

In the Netherlands, the alarm about cyber attacks and ransomware propagation – a virus that once downloaded, encrypts files on the system – turns into a crisis “that endangers the security of the country,” Writes Il Fatto Quotidiano. The alarm was launched by three large Dutch cybersecurity companies (Eye, Hunt …

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How To Make a Website Fast and Safe? [Guide]

How To Make a Website Fast and Safe [Guide]

Having a website is nowadays a necessity for all businesses. Without a website, your customers will not trust you as much as they will when you have an official site. With digitalization, every business is now online. So even all your competitors, regardless of their size, at least have a …

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John McAfee, Founder of McAfee Antivirus, Dies in Barcelona Prison

John McAfee, Founder of McAfee Antivirus, Dies in Barcelona Prison

According to his attorney, John McAfee, the antivirus software pioneer who founded cybersecurity company, McAfee, was found dead Wednesday in a jail cell in Spain. A Spanish court earlier in the day ordered the extradition of Mr. McAfee in connection with a federal criminal proceeding in Tennessee. Since October, Mr. …

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Google Lost Its Argentina’s Domain After Someone Bought It for $5

Google Lost Its Argentina's Domain After Someone Bought It for $5

On Wednesday night, Nicolás Kuroña from Berazategui, Argentina, purchased ownership of the country’s Google domain for a mere 540 Argentine Peso, according to today’s exchange rate equates USD 5.81. The domain became available after its previous ownership expired the same day. This caused a temporary closedown of the search engine …

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3 Ways to Limit the Scope of Cyberattack

Ways to Limit the Scope of Cyberattack

A cyberattack refers to a deliberate system or network exploitation. These attackers use malicious codes to compromise, steal or leak your computer, data, or logic. Cyberattacks are made maliciously in an attempt to exploit a system’s weakness or vulnerability. These attacks are an increasing and dangerous problem for many businesses …

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