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What are payload-less attacks? 3 ways to identify them

Payload-less attacks play a dangerous role in bypassing cybersecurity Phishing emails have long since evolved from the early days of poorly spelled spam-attacks hinting at long-lost wealthy ancestors. While we at Bytagig often lament the flimsy strings of cybersecurity and how social-engineering scams circumvent even the most robust of protective systems, the reality is that […]

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5 Ways to Stay Ahead of Cybersecurity Attacks

Essential strategies for remote working connections COVID-19 created a wealth of opportunities for hackers to strike at vulnerable networks. Because remote working has seen greater widespread use, the problem is exacerbated. Companies are left scrambling because adapting to remote working solutions to combat quarantine complications has left them with more problems than answers. For instance,

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CallStranger vulnerability grants hackers unprecedented network control

Universal Plug and Play devices are exposed A major bug and security flaw in Internet-facing UPnP devices was discovered in December 2019, which allows third parties to compromise the device and force them to participate in DDoS attacks. This bug is referred to as the “CallStranger” vulnerability and presents a serious issue as it affects

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Reducing the Pains of Your Cybersecurity Budget

Budgeting with Cybersecurity and its importance What’s the worst part about malware? It’s getting better, sneakier, and more destructive. What’s another horrible fact involving malware? Throwing money at the problem doesn’t do much, and in fact, makes the situation worse.  Impossible, you think, money fixes everything, especially when there’s a lot of it. Well, guess

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Network Users Don’t Change Passwords After Breach, Study Shows

A troubling lack of change even after data-breaches After data-breaches, companies typically make changes to their security infrastructure. Calls for increased cybersecurity, expanding budget into defense strategies, and raising awareness are part of that. But, here’s a scary something: even after data-breaches, many still don’t change their logins or adjust their strategies for dealing with

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Credential Stuffing Attacks

An Overview of Credential Stuffing Attacks Let’s be frank – the modern business model is pathetically underprepared for the rapid pace of growing technology and the coinciding cybersecurity threats. Data breaches are at an all-time high, escalating since 2011, and every new annum yet more personal records are breached in some capacity. It doesn’t help

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