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Mingis on Tech: How linguistics can help catch cyberattackers

When it comes to tracking down the bad actors behind malware and ransomware, cybersecurity firms are turning to linguists.

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IRS makes tax refund scams harder but W-2 phishing attacks continue unabated

Organizations continue to get pounded even as attacks targeting individual taxpayers appear to have slowed

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6 of the most effective social engineering techniques

It takes a layered approach to technology and added protections and assurances for your people to fight social engineering

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Yahoo breach lessons IT can't ignore

The indictment against the attackers behind the Yahoo breach shows just how vulnerable corporate networks are when thieves get their hands on employees' personal information

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How to scrub your private data from 'people finder' sites

The internet has your number—among many other deets. Prevent identity theft and doxxing by erasing yourself from aggregator sites like Spokeo and PeekYou

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IRS-related phishing scams seen running rampant

Also, Google, Dropbox, Adobe and DocuSign are being targeted by phishers, PhishLabs report says

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Hacking the 2016 election: A timeline

Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election played out in a series of hacks taking place over several months. Here’s how the attacks unfolded.

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How white hat hackers do bad things for good reasons

Some companies are lovestruck with social engineering to monitor their employees

3 ways Windows Server 2016 is tackling security

Windows Server 2016 could be a generational shift in security on par with Bill Gates’ introduction of Trustworthy Computing in 2002

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