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Social Engineering Attack Enabled Hackers to Penetrate Twitter’s Administrative Systems and Hijack High-Profile Accounts

In one of the most extraordinary and high-profile cyberattacks ever made public, hackers on July 15 compromised Twitter’s administrative systems and hijacked the social media accounts of prominent politicians and business leaders. The attackers then used those accounts to masquerade ... »

What is Breach and Attack Simulation from Cymulate?

Written by: Mike Talon One of our site visitors asked a pretty popular question recently: “What, exactly, is Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS)?” Let’s dive in and have a look at this form of security control testing. So, what are ... »

Threat Of Iranian Cyberattacks: What Are The Risks?

The US Department of Homeland Security is warning organizations of potential Iranian cyberattacks. While this is no strong indication that Canada would be targeted for cyberattacks by Iran, the overall risk is heightened, especially for Canadian companies operating in or ... »

Time to Warn Users About Black Friday & Cyber Monday Scams

Warn your employees to avoid the inevitable scams associated with these two “holidays,” or you risk compromising your company’s network. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, cybercriminals are switching tactics. Rather than preying on the fear ... »

8 Holiday Security Tips For Retailers

Once again, the holiday season is upon us, and for retailers, that means an especially busy time. Online sales, for example, are expected to jump 14% to 18% this year compared to 2018, according to the 2019 Deloitte holiday retail survey. ... »