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  • Security Awareness: It’s Everyone’s Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work

    Security Awareness: It’s Everyone’s Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work

    This week, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) focuses on accountability and responsibility within the information security space: “It’s Everyone’s ...

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  • ShadowTalk Update – 10.15.2018

    ShadowTalk Update – 10.15.2018

    In ShadowTalk this week, Digital Shadows’ CISO Rick Holland, Richard Gold and Simon Hall join Rafael Amado to discuss the Hidden ...

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  • Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 2 – Aiming for Apprenticeships

    Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 2 – Aiming for Apprenticeships

    This week’s theme for National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is based around encouraging ‘students and others to seek highly ...

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  • Phishing Site Impersonates Financial Services Institution

    Phishing Site Impersonates Financial Services Institution

    If the infamous bank robber, Willie Sutton, were alive today and honed his cyber skills, he might turn his attention ...

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  • 33,000 Accounting Inbox Credentials Exposed Online: BEC Made Easy

    33,000 Accounting Inbox Credentials Exposed Online: BEC Made Easy

    Last week, I wrote about how cybercriminals are looking to trade corporate emails in their pursuit of conducting Business Email ...

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  • ShadowTalk Update – 10.08.2018

    ShadowTalk Update – 10.08.2018

    In this week’s Shadow Talk, Rafael Amado joins Michael Marriott to discuss Digital Shadows’ latest research on Business Email Compromise, Pst! ...

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  • Business Email Compromise: When You Don’t Need to Phish

    Business Email Compromise: When You Don’t Need to Phish

    According to the FBI, Business Email Compromise (BEC) and Email Account Compromise (EAC) have caused $12 billion in losses since ...

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  • Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 1 – Credential Hygiene

    Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 1 – Credential Hygiene

    It’s the opening week of the annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (U.S.) and Cyber Security Month (Europe). While good ...

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  • Security Analyst Spotlight Series: Christian Rencken

    Security Analyst Spotlight Series: Christian Rencken

    Organizations rely on our cyber intelligence analysts to be an extension of their security team. Our global team of analysts provide relevant ...

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  • ShadowTalk Update – 10.01.2018

    ShadowTalk Update – 10.01.2018

    Rick Holland, CISO of Digital Shadows, joins Richard Gold and Michael Marriott to discuss the possible implications of Facebook security ...

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  • Cybercriminal Marketplaces: Olympus Has Fallen

    Cybercriminal Marketplaces: Olympus Has Fallen

    The Olympus cybercriminal marketplace has been caught up in another PR disaster, with the owners reportedly conducting an exit scam ...

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  • Thedarkoverlord Out to KickAss and Cash Out Their Data

    Thedarkoverlord Out to KickAss and Cash Out Their Data

    A user claiming to be the notorious darkoverlord extortionist threat actor has appeared on a dark web cybercriminal forum offering ...

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  • 10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Shadow Search™

    10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Shadow Search™

    You may have seen that we’ve recently released Shadow Search, a new tool that gives you immediate access to both ...

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  • ShadowTalk Update – 09.24.2018

    ShadowTalk Update – 09.24.2018

    In ShadowTalk this week, Richard Gold, Simon Hall and Rafael Amado focus on the trade-offs between security and usability, as ...

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  • The 2017 FSB indictment and Mitre ATT&CK™

    The 2017 FSB indictment and Mitre ATT&CK™

    On  February 28th, 2017 the US Department of Justice indicted a notorious hacker, Alexsey Belan, and his FSB (Russia’s internal ...

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  • Non-traditional State Actors: New Kids on the Block

    Non-traditional State Actors: New Kids on the Block

    Cyber threat reporting sits at a dichotomy. On the one hand, much furor is made of the role of non-state ...

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  • ShadowTalk Update – 09.17.2018

    ShadowTalk Update – 09.17.2018

    In this week’s ShadowTalk, Richard Gold and Simon Hall join Michael Marriott to discuss the latest spate of attacks by ...

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  • Airline Discovers Trove of Frequent Flyer Accounts Compromised and Posted for Sale Online

    Airline Discovers Trove of Frequent Flyer Accounts Compromised and Posted for Sale Online

    Reward program fraud has been rising in recent years across the aviation industry as well as the entire transportation sector. ...

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  • MITRE ATT&CK™ and the North Korean Regime-Backed Programmer

    MITRE ATT&CK™ and the North Korean Regime-Backed Programmer

    On 6th September the US Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed an indictment against a North Korean regime-backed programmer who is ...

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  • GAO’s Equifax Post-mortem Report

    GAO’s Equifax Post-mortem Report

    It’s common for the exciting and novel issues that confront security professionals on a daily basis to be hyped up. ...

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