Articles of interest from the week of August 22, 2022

The Election Infrastructure-ISAC Wants To ‘Reintroduce’ Itself

Four years into its existence, a cybersecurity and intelligence-sharing operation built for state and local election officials now numbers more than 3,400 members, has added several new

25 Aug 2022
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Articles of interest from the week of August 8, 2022

Consumers Pay the Price as Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High

Last week IBM Security released the annual Cost of a Data Breach Report, revealing costlier and higher-impact data breaches than ever before, with the global average cost of a data

08 Aug 2022
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Articles of interest from the week of July 25, 2022

Windows 11 Now Blocks RDP Brute-Force Attacks by Default

The account brute forcing process commonly requires guessing the passwords using automated tools. This tactic is now blocked by default on the latest Windows 11 builds (Insider Preview

28 Jul 2022
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Articles of interest from the week of July 11, 2022

SMBs Are Behind in Adopting Multi-Factor Authentication

Only a quarter of the SMBs surveyed by the Cyber Readiness Institute require MFA among employees to sign into applications and devices. (By Lance Whitney, TechRepublic)

14 Jul 2022
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Articles of interest from the week of June 27, 2022

Clever Phishing Method Bypasses MFA Using Microsoft WebView2 Apps

A clever, new phishing technique uses Microsoft Edge WebView2 applications to steal victim's authentication cookies, allowing threat actors to bypass multi-factor authentication when

27 Jun 2022
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Articles of interest from the week of June 13, 2022

Verizon DBIR: Stolen Credentials Led to Nearly 50% of Attacks

The Verizon 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report revealed enterprises' ongoing struggle with securing credentials and avoiding common mistakes such as misconfigurations. (By Arielle

13 Jun 2022
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