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More than Half of U.S. companies hit with privileged credential theft, insider threats in last year

ThycoticCentrify announced new research that reveals more than half of organisations have been grappling with the theft of legitimate, privileged credentials (53%) and insider threat attacks (52%) in the last 12 months. In 85% of the privileged credential theft instances, cybercriminals were able to access critical systems and/or data. In …

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Kaspersky raises awareness of user threats as disguised online learning platforms increase

As the pandemic continues and schools experience renewed closures or pursue a hybrid model of learning (in-person and remote), the educational sector continues to attract the attention of cybercriminals on the Internet. From July to December 2020, 270,171 users encountered various threats disguised as popular learning platforms – an increase …

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