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How to prevent data theft by existing and departing employees

Some 12% of employees take customer details, health records, sales contracts and other confidential data when leaving a company, according to DTEX. Image: Feodora/Adobe Stock A former employee could try to sell account credentials from their previous employer over the dark web. A current employee could record a confidential presentation . . . Read more

How to prevent data theft by existing and departing employees

Some 12% of employees take customer details, health records, sales contracts and other confidential data when leaving a company, according to DTEX. Image: Feodora/Adobe Stock A former employee could try to sell account credentials from their previous employer over the dark web. A current employee could record a confidential presentation . . . Read more

SYS01 stealer targets Facebook business accounts and browser credentials

The SYS01 infection chain uses DLL sideloading to steal information. Learn how to protect your business from this cybersecurity threat. Image: SomYuZu/Adobe Stock Morphisec, a security solution provider based in Israel, has reported that an advanced information stealer malware dubbed SYS01 is aimed at stealing access to Facebook business accounts . . . Read more

Magecart Attack Convincingly Hijacks PayPal Transactions at Checkout

New credit-card skimmer uses postMessage to make malicious process look authentic to victims to steal payment data. Just in time for a busy online holiday shopping season, the Magecart gang has come up with a new credit-card skimming technique for hijacking PayPal transactions during checkout. A security researcher who identifies . . . Read more

TurkeyBombing Puts New Twist on Zoom Abuse

Threat actors already stole nearly 4,000 credentials before the holiday was even over, according to report. Millions of family and friends, forced to spend Thanksgiving socially distant, are being targeted by cybercriminals as they turn to video platforms like Zoom to virtually be together. In this ongoing attack, cybersecurity experts . . . Read more

ThreatList: Pharma Mobile Phishing Attacks Turn to Malware

After the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic, mobile phishing attacks targeting pharmaceutical companies have shifted their focus from credential theft to malware delivery. As pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, mobile phishing gangs are swapping up their tactics in hopes to get their hands . . . Read more

Cybercrime Moves to the Cloud to Accelerate Attacks Amid Data Glut

A report on the underground economy finds that malicious actors are offering cloud-based troves of stolen data, accessible with handy tools to slice and dice what’s on offer. Cybercriminals are embracing cloud-based services and technologies in order to accelerate their attacks on organizations and better monetize their wares, researchers have . . . Read more

Silent Librarian Goes Back to School with Global Research-Stealing Effort

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Cybercriminals Steal Nearly 1TB of Data from Miami-Based International Tech Firm

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