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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Week 1 – Managing Your Digital Shadow

This week is the first week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which runs from October 1 to October 31. Throughout the month, Digital Shadows (now ReliaQuest) will be releasing a series of blogs that will cover important topics that aim to increase your cyber awareness. This first week we will start with simple, […]

Online Risks to Fortnite Users

With an enticing array of viral dance moves, tough weekly challenges and fresh skins, people are going bananas for Fortnite. The number of players increased from 30 million in December 2017 to 125 million in June 2018. For those who are (somehow) unfamiliar, Fortnite is an online video game made by Epic Games. Last month, […]

ShadowTalk Update – 09.03.2018

Not a week goes by without an example where credential stealing, credential reuse, or poor password practices contributed heavily to a successful attack. With this in mind, Dr Richard Gold and Simon Hall join Rafael Amado to discuss the age-old problem of credential hygiene. In this week’s ShadowTalk we covered the ways in which attackers […]

The New Frontier: Forecasting Cryptocurrency Fraud

Not a week goes by without a new case of cryptocurrency fraud making headlines. The most recent example concerned the BitGrail exchange, which suffered an attack that resulted in the loss of 17 million Nano Tokens ($170 million). Although BitGrail responded by announcing new security measures – highlighting the need for better security practices by […]

New report: 97 percent of the top 1,000 companies suffer from credential compromise

Data breaches and credential compromise are not new. After all, 2014 was known as the “year of the data breach”. Last year was similarly dubbed the “year of the breach”. In 2016, we have witnessed even yet more data breaches made public, including LinkedIn, MySpace and Dropbox. Data breaches are no longer an aberration; they […]