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Are You a Good Ransomware Target?

Reconnaissance Phase of the Cyber Kill Chain “Reconnaissance” is the first phase of the 7-step Cyber Kill Chain (CKC) model, which maps sophisticated targeted attacks used by cybercriminals such as Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors. In the Reconnaissance phase, an attacker uses different techniques to gather as much information as possible about a target — […]

China Pharma Hackers
Chinese Hackers After Keys to the Pharma Kingdom

Governments and hackers chase COVID-19 vaccine When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic in early March, two things happened: Governments and pharmaceutical companies around the world went into overdrive to find a vaccine and Chinese hackers stepped up their efforts to steal the data and intellectual property (IP) this vast effort was producing.  […]

CybelAngel Detects Enough Leaked PII to Rank Football Players by Use as Passwords
CybelAngel Detects Enough Leaked PII to Rank Football Players by Use as Passwords

The CybelAngel platform detects a plethora of leaked personally identifiable information (PII) for its customers. So much so, that we started to rank football players — or soccer players for our U.S. customers — by how often they’re used as passwords. Various types of PII are exposed on every layer of the internet, from the […]