Monthly Archives: May 2020

A New and Threatening Malware

  A new and threatening malware called EventBot has entered the crowded field of malicious apps.  Malware harms victims and steals their data, identities, and assets.  EventBot disguises itself as a legitimate Android app. It  breaches the accessibility features of the Android operating system to get deep access to victims’ devices. How the malware works […]

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Dramatic Increase in Cyberattacks

  There has been a massive increase in cyberattacks since the COVID-19 pandemic started. The World Health Organization (WHO) has even been a target. The number of cyber-attacks directed at WHO have increased five-fold over the last years, and hackers leaked hundreds of active WHO credentials online. The WHO said in response that it has […]

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World Economic Forum on Working from Home and Avoiding Cyber Attacks

Many companies have asked their employees to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent reports have noted an increase in cyber attacks after the work-from-home trend began.  In response, the World Economic Forum released guidelines for employees to follow while working from home to help avoid cyber attacks. World Economic Forum’s fight against coronavirus […]

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Fake News, COVID-19, and Social Media

  Social media companies have been at the center of the storm of fake news for years now.  With the spread of coronavirus, fake news about the virus has proliferated. This false and misleading information can pose danger to the public.  In response, some companies are taking steps to combat fake news specific to the […]

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