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How do I select an attack detection solution for my business?

When selecting an attack detection solution, no single product will provide the adequate detection needed that is required to detect and defend against the current advanced threat landscape. The holistic aspect of defending against threat actors requires technology, expertise, and intelligence. The technology should be a platform of integrated technologies providing detection at each point […]

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List of DNSpooq vulnerability advisories, patches, and updates

Yesterday, seven Dnsmasq vulnerabilities were disclosed, collectively known as DNSPooq, that attackers can use to launch DNS Cache Poisoning, denial of service, and possibly remote code execution attacks, on affected devices. Dnsmasq is a widely used open-source Domain Name System (DNS) forwarding application commonly installed on routers, operating systems, access points, and other networking equipment.  Vendors have started […]

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Hackers abuse lookalike domains and favicons for credit card theft

Hackers are abusing a new technique: combining homoglyph domains with favicons to conduct credit card skimming attacks. Source: Hackers abuse lookalike domains and favicons for credit card theft Credit Card Scammers on the Dark Web Preventing Credit Card Fraud: A Complete Guide for Everyone from Merchants to Consumers PCI Compliance Download a Security Risk Assessment Steps […]

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A Deep Dive on the Recent Widespread DNS Hijacking Attacks

The U.S. government — along with a number of leading security companies — recently warned about a series of highly complex and widespread attacks that allowed suspected Iranian hackers to siphon huge volumes of email passwords and other sensitive data from multiple governments and private companies. But to date, the specifics of exactly how that […]

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