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Security Boulevard | October 30, 2020 -- With criminals taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis, security experts show how health systems can respond to a cyber crisis at the same time.Many of them use advanced software that can reduce days of drudgery to mere hours of research and collecting insecure private information for their own use. For the complete article, go here.
SC Media | October 29, 2020 -- In an uncommon move, WordPress developers earlier this month automatically pushed an important security update for the popular Loginizer plug-in to roughly 1 million people, which caught some unsuspecting users off-guard in the process. The decision, which was made to ensure a significant vulnerability didn't wreak havoc, is one all software and app developers wrestle with themselves when establishing patching policies: under what circumstances should software updates be taken out of the hands of …
Threatpost | October 28, 2020 -- How a retail sector reeling from COVID-19 can lock down their online systems to prevent fraud during the upcoming holiday shopping spike.The raging pandemic has forced many retailers to re-imagine their businesses, shifting from in-person to contactless interactions through online sales. This new socially distanced reality is colliding with the crush of an upcoming holiday shopping season, creating an unprecedented opportunity for cybercriminals to capitalize. For the complete article, go here.
Healthcare IT News | September 30, 2020 -- With criminals taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis, security experts show how health systems can respond to a cyber crisis at the same time.Rapid IT deployments, newly launched telehealth programs, sophisticated and fear-based phishing techniques, untested platforms and employees shifting to a work-from-home model have combined to make healthcare systems especially juicy targets for bad actors. For the complete article, go here.
CardNotPresent | September 24, 2020 -- Attacks that look like humans are increasingly plaguing fraud professionals—a trend that is likely here to stay, according to new analysis from NuData Security.The antifraud technology company’s recent 2020 H1: Fraud Risk at a Glance report looked at data and changes across its global online network during the first six months of this year. The analysis reveals that “human-looking or sophisticated attacks, those that focus on quality instead of volume, continue to increase. For …