Two Factor Authentication

“It prevents 99.9% of attacks. So why isn’t Pa. Using it to stop the jobless hackers?

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Pennsylvania’s new unemployment system allows hackers to steal applicants’ checks without a measure that a cybersecurity expert says “prevents 99.9% of attacks on your accounts,” according to the stories from two claimants about how their accounts were hacked. Last week, a viewer who asked not to …

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Kim Komando: New gadgets unboxed? Ways to Lock Them | Economic news

Once you’re in your router’s settings, don’t click any option that says something like, “Allow guests to see each other and access my local network.” Don’t be lazy with passwords Once you’ve set up your technology, be sure to set a strong, unique password for the associated account. Never stick …

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Fashionable copiers and hackers will be the bane of supply chain security in 2022

Repeatable attacks and a low barrier to entry will ensure the rate of supply chain attacks increases next year, cybersecurity researchers have warned. ZDNet recommends Best Security Key 2021 While strong passwords go a long way in securing your valuable online accounts, hardware two-factor authentication takes that security to the …

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What can hotel companies do to mitigate the effects of PSD2?

In September 2019, despite calls from many players in the hospitality and travel (H&T) sectors to delay its implementation, PSD2 legislation requiring two-factor authentication (2FA) entered into force in the EU and UK. The hospitality industry seeks to adapt its payment processes under PSD2 Intended to be a leap forward …

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IRS Phishing Scam Warning

THIEVES and hackers are stepping up their efforts to steal taxpayer money and data this Christmas season by posing as IRS officials in elaborate phishing scams. In a statement, the IRS said that “the combination of holiday shopping season, upcoming tax season and the pandemic creates additional opportunities for criminals …

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How safe are your crypto investments?

D-Keine / iStock.com Bitcoin and its cryptocurrency brethren were all the rage in 2021, and a record number of investors are now caught in the excitement. And while the critics raise many interesting questions about the long-term viability of crypto, it is undeniable that vast fortunes have been made by …

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US security watchdogs wipe out Google, Meta’s submarine cable • The Register

Security agencies in the United States have recommended that the FCC approve the commissioning of a mega submarine cable from the United States to APAC, the Pacific Light Cable Network, after Google and Meta signed an agreement promising to restrict Chinese company Pacific Light Data Communications. Co Ltd.’s “access to …

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Mean time to detection (MTTD)

Mean time to detection (MTTD), also known as mean time to identification (MTTI), is one of the main key performance indicators of incident management. MTTD refers to the average (average) time it takes for the organization to discover or detect an incident. The MTTD formula is shown below: A shorter …

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PseudoManuscrypt Malware Targeting Government and ICS Systems in 2021

A group with similar tactics, techniques and procedures to North Korea-affiliated Lazarus Group has targeted government and privacy industry computers through 2021, putting the focus on industrial control systems (ICS), security firm Kaspersky said in a December 16 brief. As of November 10, the unassigned group had targeted more than …

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