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How to start a career in cybersecurity from the human side

Discover how the co-founder of an infosec consultancy and author of 'Confident Cyber Security' started her career and became a leader in the human nature side of security.

Researcher cracks 70% of neighborhood Wi-Fi passwords

A CyberArk researcher showed that $50 worth of hardware and some attack scripts are all you need to break into home and small business Wi-Fi networks.

Emsisoft cracked BlackMatter ransomware, recovered victims' data

Emsisoft developed a decryptor for BlackMatter and also found vulnerabilities in about a dozen other ransomware families that can be used to recover victims' data.

SolarWinds hackers attacking more IT supply chain targets

According to Microsoft, the Russian threat group known as Nobelium has already compromised 14 technology service providers across the United States and Europe.

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    Script kiddie is a derogative term that computer hackers coined to refer to immature, but often just as dangerous, exploiters of internet security weaknesses.

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