It’s only the first day of this year’s RSA Conference, but the WatchGuard team already has a lot to celebrate. Today, Cyber Defense Magazine released its annual RSAC issue announcing the winners of its 2018 InfoSec Awards. WatchGuard has been honored in four different categories! Cyber Defense Magazine is a premier source of IT security […]

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Don’t Miss WatchGuard at RSA 2018



The WatchGuard team couldn’t be more excited for this year’s RSA Conference, taking place in San Francisco, California from April 16 to April 20. In addition to a featured session on cryptocurrency hacks from our very own Threat Analyst, Marc Laliberte, attendees can look forward to a series of educational presentations hosted at the WatchGuard booth […]

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According to a MalwareBytes researcher, hackers have hijacked thousands of legitimate web sites that use the WordPress, Joomla, and SquareSpace content management systems (CMS). Once these attackers gain access to these CMS systems, they inject malicious JavaScript into the sites that redirect unsuspecting victims to malicious downloads. Watch the video below to learn more about […]

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Over nine months ago, a security researcher found vulnerabilities in Panera Bread’s web site. The researcher tried to report the flaws responsibly through the right contacts, got accused of being and scam artist, but eventually got through to someone. Unfortunately, eight months later the company had still not fixed the data leaking flaws. That’s when […]

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If you watched our 2018 Security Predictions, you know that one of them was that attackers would exploit a new blockchain vulnerability in a major cryptocurrency that would result in the value of that cryptocurrency dropping. Last week, that prediction hit. An attacker leveraged a vulnerability in one of the top 30 cryptocurrencies, Verge, to […]

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Over the past few weeks, a number of organizations have disclosed big data breaches, including Under Armour, Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor. These breaches resulted in the loss of various types of personally identifying information (PII), from password hashes to credit card track data. Watch the video below to learn much more about […]

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Yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified for a joint hearing of two Senate committees about the Cambridge Analytica scandal and Facebook’s data privacy practices. Over 40 senators questioned Zuckerberg for more than five hours, but if you’re a Facebook user, you’re probably most interested in one question: “Am I one of the 87 million people […]

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Facebook, Privacy, and You



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When you log in to Facebook this week, you may be greeted by a notification in your news feed titled “Protecting Your Information.” If you see one of these notifications, you may be among the potential 87 million users whose personal information was harvested from Facebook by Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm hired by […]

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The news is regularly filled with headlines of another big breach. For example, recently millions of customers at Saks and Lord & Taylor stores were affected by a breach. While it is still under investigation, initial reports point to it being the result of a phishing attack. It’s not surprising that hackers use this approach […]

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