Beware Backdoor Malware Found In Fake Security Certificates

Malware operates best when it fools the user. Making its rounds is a type of malware disguising itself as an essential security update, but when installed, is actually a trojan virus. Typically, security updates must be certified through the proper channels like Certificate Authorities which distribute SSL/TLS certificates. Now, malicious third parties are employing a …

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What’s Spamdexing?

A Brief Breakdown of Spamdexing and How to Stop It Spam is no fun, and today it’s still one of the more irritating characteristics of internet browsing. One such nefarious method that uses spam is spamdexing, whereby malicious parties infect a website and inject it with keywords. The goal is to artificially inflate traffic on …

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DoS and DDoS Attacks Are Different: Here’s How

The Difference Between DoS and DDoS Attacks Understanding cybersecurity threats involves knowing what kinds there are. You’ve likely heard the term “DDoS” used then. But what about DoS? Aren’t they the same? The answer is no, and knowing the distinction can save your IT team time with the correct response.  DDoS and DoS mean “denial …

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Patch these Software Flaws to Avoid Cyber Catastrophe

Important Patches Prevent Disaster When hackers and malicious third parties deploy their attacks, they’re often seeking out vulnerabilities in software. Any app or program running an old version is vulnerable. Old software isn’t equipped with the latest updates, leaving it exposed to potential exploits, and the older it is the less safe it becomes.  Sounds …

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