The dangers of stealth AI in the enterprise

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All new technologies bring with them new and sometimes unique security concerns. And while some of these concerns can be overblown by security vendors (and, let’s face it, tech writers), a couple of recent news items regarding artificial intelligence (AI) raise some genuinely frightening prospects for enterprise IT security pros and enterprise employees. Item No. […]

Successfully defending against social engineering attacks

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While it’s the technical aspects of cyberattacks that often make headlines — software exploits, worms, ransomware, and other forms of malware — it’s actually the subversion of people (end users) that make many, if not most attacks today, successful. All attacks eventually involve technical aspects, but it’s the trickery to get someone to click on […]

CEO fraud: With billions lost, is your organization at risk?

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Social engineering is one of the most popular and oldest scam techniques that actually works. As we have already moved on to the cyber age, where our financial records, research and development data, social life or medical history exist online, it is really crucial that this kind of information does not fall prey to fraudsters. However, it […]

Social engineering: Hacking the human mind

Social engineering is a method to manipulate people into doing something, such as divulging confidential information. It could be seen as the hacking of the human mind. Compared to, for example, software, the human mind has far more vulnerabilities that are significantly simpler to find and exploit since they do not require any special expertise like code or computer language. […]

On spreading malware and mayhem with a USB stick

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If you see a USB stick lying on the street, you might be better off just walking by. And if you happen to pick it up, make sure it ends up in the trash compactor. No matter how curious you may be, it’s just not worth the risk of plugging in. This was my takeaway reading articles about […]