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VPNs: should you use them?

We are going to talk today about something you’ve likely heard of before: VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks. We at Malwarebytes have delved into these tools in greater depth, and we’ve literally discussed them on the digital airwaves. But we want to answer a question we’ve been getting more and more. Folks aren’t as curious about what a VPN is anymore, as
Publish At:2020-06-16 16:29 | Read:138 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy fail close fail open internet service provider ISP k

Authentication Bypass Vulnerability found in Cisco Prime Home product

The experts at Cisco have discovered a critical authentication bypass vulnerability in the Cisco Prime Home during an internal security testing. Cisco has released a security update for CISCO Prime Home remote management and provisioning solution to fix a flaw that could be exploited to authentication bypass. The experts at Cisco have discovered the critical
Publish At:2017-02-03 16:25 | Read:3933 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Authentication Bypass Vulnerability CI

Just How Much Home Security Do You Need Right Now?

When it comes to home security, technology provides us with plenty of solutions for all needs and budgets. The problem is the same technology also provides burglars and perpetrators with the similar means of bypassing your fancy security systems. Long gone are the days when burglars would brutally force their way into your home with a lever. Now they can dis
Publish At:2016-12-12 05:05 | Read:15091 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Internet of Things Cyber home security IoT

Is Quantum Networking The End of Man-in-the-Middle Attacks?

Research on quantum networking is well under way.In April 2012, Gerhard Rempe and other researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Germany announced their first working quantum network to the world.Then, just this year, Wolfgang Tittel and his researchers at the University of Calgary transported a light particle’s properties through s
Publish At:2016-12-06 01:05 | Read:4701 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles Information Security ISP MI

Britain to Boost Its Digital Security Defenses with £1.9 Billion Investment

Britain intends to use 1.9 billion pounds (2.32 billion U.S. dollars) as an investment to strengthen its digital security defenses.On 1 November, Finance Minister Philip Hammond told Reuters he will announce the investment to signal Britain’s pursuit of a new digital security strategy called the “National Cyber Security Strategy”:“We
Publish At:2016-11-01 19:05 | Read:3493 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Britain Cyber Crime digital security GC

‘It’s the End of DDoS as You Know it’

The past weeks have seen a number of cybercriminal events that are noteworthy in that they give us a glimpse of where cybercrime in general and DDoS attacks in particular are heading. In this post we take a look at the forces driving DDoS attacks, put recent events in perspective, and assist in understanding what can be done about them. The same way dynamit
Publish At:2016-10-11 00:30 | Read:5097 | Comments:0 | Tags:cybercrime DDoS Security General Updates bandwidth Cyber Cri

How to Torrent Safely and Legally

Torrenting is usually associated with copyright infringement. Online pirates use torrents to illegally download movies, video games, music, software, and much more. Even before Netflix banned the use of VPNs to watch movies and TV shows, many resorted to torrents to pirate video. But as authorities crack down on torrent trackers and users, demand for free al
Publish At:2016-08-22 14:25 | Read:5040 | Comments:0 | Tags:Off Topic ISP Torrent VPN

Scammers Impersonate ISPs in New Tech Support Campaign

Tech support scammers are investing a lot of efforts to attract new victims each day, and despite many takedowns, this is a highly profitable industry. We uncovered a new tech support scam campaign pushed via malvertising which cleverly detects which Internet Service Provider (ISP) you are using (based on your IP address) and displays a legitimate looking pa
Publish At:2016-03-21 05:45 | Read:4177 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud/Scam Alert ISP tech support scam

ISPs Cannot Be Forced to Block Customers’ Access to The Pirate Bay, Finds Swedish Court

A Swedish court has ruled that copyright holders cannot force internet service providers (ISPs) into blocking their customers from accessing the popular torrent website The Pirate Bay.According to a report by TheLocal.se, a Swedish newspaper, the District Court of Stockholm has ruled that Swedish ISP Bredbandsbolaget’s operations do not constitute part
Publish At:2015-11-30 22:10 | Read:3318 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Bredbandsbolaget Copyright ISP The Pira

Second teen arrested in Connection with the TalkTalk breach

A few days after the arrest of 15-year-old in Northern Ireland, the British Police arrested a second in connection with the TalkTalk breach. There is a second arrest for the TalkTalk hack, the UK Police have arrested a second individual as part of the investigation into the recent data breach suffered by the company. Also in t
Publish At:2015-10-31 04:30 | Read:4269 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Laws and regulations C

15-Year-Old has been identified and arrested for TalkTalk Attack

The UK Metropolitan Police announced to have arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offenses a 15-Year-Old alleged involved in the TalkTalk attack. The UK Metropolitan Police has announced the arrest of a 15-Year-Old in connection to the recent data breach suffered by the British ISP TalkTalk. Law enforcement from the
Publish At:2015-10-27 10:20 | Read:4855 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Cybercrime data breach

TalkTalk announced hackers have stolen ‘incomplete’ customer bank data

Hackers that recently breached the systems at TalkTalk IPS have stolen ‘incomplete’ customer bank data, states an official announcement issued by the firm. This week the TalkTalk Telecom Group plc has publicly disclosed that four million subscribers  have been impacted by a “sustained cyberattack” that hit its serv
Publish At:2015-10-25 04:20 | Read:4574 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Cybercrime data breach

TalkTalk CEO confirmed personally receiving a ransom demand

The CEO of TalkTalk confirmed personally receiving a ransom from the alleged attackers, a Russian Islamist group claimed the responsibility of the attack. TalkTalk Telecom Group plc has publicly disclosed that four million subscribers  have been impacted by a “sustained cyberattack” that hit its servers. The TalkTalk CEO Dido
Publish At:2015-10-24 10:20 | Read:3076 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cybercrime data breach ISP Pierlui

TalkTalk data breach, hackers compromised 4 million customer records

The British Internet Service Provider TalkTalk discloses possible breach and admits some data are not encrypted. The investigation is still ongoing. Another illustrious victim of a data breach is in the headlines, TalkTalk Telecom Group plc has announced that four million subscribers may have been impacted by a “sustained cyb
Publish At:2015-10-23 16:20 | Read:2856 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Cybercrime data breach

It’s official: North America out of new IPv4 addresses

Remember how, a decade ago, we told you that the Internet was running out of IPv4 addresses? Well, it took a while, but that day is here now: Asia, Europe, and Latin America have been parceling out scraps for a year or more, and now the ARIN wait list is here for the US, Canada, and numerous North Atlantic and Caribbean islands. Only organizations in Africa
Publish At:2015-07-04 16:05 | Read:5136 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Security Updates Technology Uncategorized add


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