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New Playground for Fraudsters: How Do I Get WhatsApp Scam IoCs?
May 16, 2022

New Playground for Fraudsters: How Do I Get WhatsApp Scam IoCs?

SOCRadar analysts, while investigating phishing attacks via WhatsApp, recently found a significant increase in an attack with the same type of content. One of the most notable features of the attack was that it quickly… Continue Reading

Cyber Threats to NGOs Increase: Half of Organizations Targeted
May 4, 2022

Cyber Threats to NGOs Increase: Half of Organizations Targeted

NGOs and humanitarian nonprofits depend on digital communication technologies and software to coordinate their missions worldwide. In particular, organizations working in humanitarian aid need these technologies to perform operations such as data collection, classification, and… Continue Reading

5 Tips for Social Media Security
May 2, 2022

5 Tips for Social Media Security

Social media is great but a lot of risks and threats have evolved with this social media frenzy. Financial fraud, blackmailing, phishing, invasion of privacy, and identity theft have become commonplace attacks targeted at individuals.… Continue Reading

How to Prevent Steganography Attacks
April 26, 2022

How to Prevent Steganography Attacks

Steganography is an antique soft craft concealing information in paintings or different art products. Most artists use this technique to hide their signatures and additional concealed messages within their artworks. Origin of the Word "Steganography"… Continue Reading

The Ultimate Guide to Brand Protection
April 20, 2022

The Ultimate Guide to Brand Protection

As technology advances toward innovation, many firms seize the opportunity to thrive on the digital network. On the other side, even criminal entities enter the domain to use legitimate advances produced by corporations to bolster their… Continue Reading

What are the Different Types of Attacks in Cybersecurity?
April 18, 2022

What are the Different Types of Attacks in Cybersecurity?

A cyber attack is a sort of attack that uses numerous tactics to target computer systems, infrastructures, networks, or personal computer devices. Cyber attacks come in many flavors, each capable of attacking a specific computer… Continue Reading

What Do You Need To Know About Cybersecurity in Power Grids
April 15, 2022

What Do You Need To Know About Cybersecurity in Power Grids

Cyberattacks on the electrical power system are becoming as disruptive as natural disasters, and the danger is growing as power grids become more connected and smarter. Unlike in the past, when a power outage impacted… Continue Reading

What is Malware as a Service?
April 12, 2022

What is Malware as a service (MaaS)?

In time, the hacker underworld creates a similar model of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Malware as a service and SaaS have a similar duty with one main difference; MaaS is an unlawful version of SaaS. MaaS gives… Continue Reading

5 Things You Should Know About the Genesis Marketplace
April 1, 2022

5 Things You Should Know About the Genesis Marketplace

The Genesis Market is an automated online store that sells credentials, fingerprints, web platform vulnerabilities, cookies, and various sensitive data that assist cybercriminal hackers in gaining initial access into the targeted victim network. Security researchers… Continue Reading

March 8, 2022

How to Prevent Credential Stuffing Attacks?

We continuously come across the news about recently uncovered credential data breaches but rarely hear about the direct results of any particular breach. Since it can take a long time before the data get purchased… Continue Reading

How to Stop a DDoS Attack
March 4, 2022

How to Stop a DDoS Attack?

What is a DDoS Attack? A DDoS attack, also known as distributed denial of service attack, is a type of web attack aiming to cripple a web system's servers and make the servers unreachable to… Continue Reading

February 24, 2022

How Can You Avoid Potential Attacks with SOCRadar Integrations?

Today's blog post is about API services, security solutions, and integrations that SOCRadar offers. You can access the SOCRadar API documents regarding the APIs provided by SOCRadar (used depending on licenses/packages) from this link.  SOCRadar,… Continue Reading

How to Maintain Online Security
February 15, 2022

How to Maintain Your Online Security?

If you're concerned about your online security and getting more nervous about that, that's entirely normal. Every day we hear the news about data breaches and cyber-attacks happening. Some people think that's only companies' or… Continue Reading

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February 2, 2022

What is a Smishing Attack?

Smishing is a fraud in which thieves send an SMS to a victim posing as a bank or organization to acquire personal information. SMS (short for “short messaging services”) and “phishing” are combined in the… Continue Reading

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December 27, 2021

Vulnerability Round-Up: SOCRadar’s Curation of Critical Vulnerabilities for 2021

Vulnerability management is not a sprint but a marathon. No matter how hard you try, you cannot patch all the vulnerabilities. Prioritization based on the value to the business and exposure to the attacks is… Continue Reading

December 22, 2021

Let’s Start From the Beginning: What is Encryption?

Sometimes, explaining the concepts from the beginning can solve the confusion for everyone. Today, we wanted to realize this and continued SOCRadar's "101" articles on the subject of encryption. With the most concise definition, encryption… Continue Reading

What is BYOD Policy?: Practices to Help Keep Your Network Secure in 2022
December 21, 2021

What is BYOD Policy?: Practices to Help Keep Your Network Secure in 2022

If one company allows employees to bring their own computing devices to the workplace like smartphones, tablets, or laptops, then it needs a BYOD security policy.  What is BYOD? Initially, employees used only company-issued devices… Continue Reading

December 8, 2021

What are SMB Ports?

The SMB (Server Message Block) protocol provides for “client-server communication,” allowing programs and services on networked computers to communicate. File, print, and device sharing are just a few of the network functions enabled by SMB.… Continue Reading

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December 3, 2021

What You Need to Know About MSPs

Managed service providers, abbreviated as MSPs, specialize in providing certain services to other companies. These services, called managed services, could be anything from IT services to transportation services. Key Partners in Digital Transformation By outsourcing… Continue Reading

November 18, 2021

How Private is Your VPN?

The term “Virtual Private Network” (VPN) refers to the ability to create a secure network connection while using public networks. VPNs encrypt your internet traffic and hide your true identity on the internet. Third parties… Continue Reading

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