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F.B.I. Reveals 70% Year-Over-Year Increase in Reported Cybercrime

F.B.I. Reveals 70% Year-Over-Year Increase in Reported Cybercrime The F.B.I. has just published its latest report on cybercrime complaints it received in 2020. The picture drawn should raise concerns for most CISOs, and unfortunately raises even more questions than providing … Read More

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Renting A Canadian Bot for Less than the Price of Dinner for Two

Renting A Canadian Bot for Less than the Price of Dinner for Two A botnet is a network of computers infected with malware that allows a malicious actor – the botmaster – to control them remotely. The infected computers – … Read More

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How Long Have You Thought about Backup Management this Month?

How Long Have You Thought about Backup Management this Month? We all know we should have backups. It’s not a task we particularly love doing, and it is definitely something that we forget to do unless automated. How many people … Read More

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Genesis Market Impact on Canadian Economy Infographic

Genesis Market Impact on Canadian Economy Botnet Sales in Canada in 2021 Genesis Market Launched in 2018, GM is a paid, private illicit market, though registration codes can sometimes be obtained for free. The site repackages and resells infected computers … Read More

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The Ins and Outs of Illicit Chat Rooms

The Ins and Outs of Illicit Chat Rooms Over the past decade, the dark web has attracted much of the attention in the security field as the premier source of threats for companies. Our years of monitoring the dark web … Read More