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AlphaBay and Hansa: Two Major Dark Web Marketplaces Shut Down
AlphaBay and Hansa: Two Major Dark Web Marketplaces Shut Down

Two weeks after the mysterious takedown of the Dark Web marketplace AlphaBay, its successor Hansa Market was also shut down.

The Financial Sector in the Digital Era: A Gold Mine for Cyber-Thieves
The Financial Sector in the Digital Era: A Gold Mine for Cyber-Thieves

In April 2017, the Russian cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab identified a criminal hacker group operating under the names BlueNoroff and Lazarus – yet another group targeting financial institutions.

How Airports Manage Traffic and Security Thanks to Big Data
How Airports Manage Traffic and Security Thanks to Big Data

Are airports prepared for the challenges related to Big Data?

1 in 3 Databases Have Been Hacked
1 in 3 Databases Have Been Hacked

In January 2017, we discussed how cybercriminals were hacking and ransoming MongoDB databases, a lucrative practice that soon spread to Elastic databases. Three months on, are we any closer to a solution?

Why You Should Never Use the Same Password for Different Accounts
Never Use the Same Password

An estimated 25% of all Internet users choose weak passwords that are easy to remember. Around 60% use the same password for several or all of their accounts.(1) These dangerous habits are due to the growing number of websites requiring online authentication.

DNS Spoofing: Why You Should Never Trust a Domain Name
DNS Spoofing: Why You Should Never Trust a Domain Name

The domain name system (DNS) is a fundamental part of the web. This system translates the characters in a website’s name (for example, cybelangel.com) into an IP address, allowing browsers to connect to website servers.