Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


ZuoRAT Hijacks SOHO Routers To Silently Stalk Networks

Executive Summary

The rapid shift to remote work in spring of 2020 presented a fresh opportunity for threat actors to subvert traditional defense-in-depth protections by targeting the weakest points of the new network perimeter — devices which are routinely purchased by consumers but rarely monitored or patched — small office/home office ...

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Tips on How to Educate Your Child About Internet Safety

by Andrea Gibbs

Children are susceptible to online dangers just as adults are, but their lack of experience and comprehension often leads them to put themselves in more dangerous situations than they realize. Many parents are unaware of the dangers their child faces on the Internet and may not think they are doing anything wrong.

Providing a child with information while keeping their age ...

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Backups 101

By Joey Pepka of Peptronics

Cyber-attacks are going up for small businesses.  Data backup is seriously important.  Your hard drive is not enough to keep your data safe.  Plainly put, a data backup is a copy or archive of the important information stored on your devices such as a computer, phone, or tablet, and it’s ...

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Online threats and how to guard against them

Online threats have become increasingly sophisticated and dangerous in recent years. Hackers can now easily access your personal information and financial data, opening you up to identity theft, fraud, and other serious crimes. Fortunately, there are actually several incisive steps you can take to protect yourself from these threats. This blog post will go ahead and discuss the various types of online ...

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Protecting Your Credentials With A Password Manager

From Passwordmanager.com

From capital letters to punctuation and numbers, most sites require long and complex passwords to best protect user information. While the benefits of added security are understandable, trying to keep track of the complicated passwords used across dozens of websites and applications can be easier said than done. Studies estimate that the average business user has 191 passwords to keep straight.

For those who struggle to manage passwords across dozens of sites, a password manager can be an excellent ...

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