12 Ways to Defeat Two-Factor Authentication

Everyone knows that two-factor authentication (2FA) is more secure than a simple login name and password, but too many people think that 2FA is a perfect, unhackable solution. It isn't!

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KnowBe4 Positioned as Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Second Consecutive Year

KnowBe4 recognized for security awareness computer-based training; positioned furthest in vision

(Ed. note: Kevin Mitnick is the Chief Hacking Officer of KnowBe4 and their flagship product is Kevin Mitnick's Security Awareness Training)

KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training for the second year in a row.

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Corporations making a mad dash to fill cybersecurity jobs

Employers and educators are rethinking the way they attract and train potential employees to meet the demands of an increasingly vulnerable online world.

“It’s scary. Our power grid, our cars, our everyday devices — basically everything is online and able to be attacked,” said Georgia Weidman, author of “Penetration Testing: A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking.” Weidman is the founder of two cybersecurity companies, Bulb Security, where she is chief executive, and Shevirah, where she is chief technology officer. Shevirah specializes in security for mobile devices.

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WATCH: Kevin Mitnick explains how hackers use social engineering to steal our data

The most famous world hacker Kevin Mitnick in an interview with BI Poland

during the Inside Trends conference explained how hackers use social engineering.

He also assessed, among others, how much banking systems are actually safe.

To view this video, please go to the source.

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Handset would blow the atomic cell: We’ve slaughtered the most famous hacker

Kevin Mitnick's hobby took him behind bars.. Today he advises how to avoid the hacker he was himself.

(Editor's note: Translated from Polish using Google Translator)

He began by dabbing with a public transport system in Los Angeles to be able to ride a bus for free. Later, he went into the phone networks until he finally got to the list of the most sought-after men in the FBI - one of the most famous hackers in the world.

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Combating Social Engineering: Tips From Black Hat 2018

Social engineering is the use of deception to manipulate individuals into disclosing sensitive information that may be used to compromise a network, infiltrate an organization, gain access to trade secrets, as part of a cyberstalking campaign, or in furtherance of an espionage operation.

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How to protect against the latest creepy phishing attacks

When you think about phishing attacks, you probably envision sketchy emails cobbled together with a pixelated logo, an obviously phony sender address, and a ludicrous request to wire thousands of dollars to a mysterious Nigerian prince. There’s no way today’s technologically savvy workforce could fall for such a trite scheme, right?

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Social Engineering Schemes Target Humans, Not Technology

In the world of cybersecurity, it’s a well-known secret that the weakest links in every cyber defense strategy are humans, not technology. Many times, it’s simpler to blame technology, and then to look to technology to solve the problem. 

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KnowBe4 Releases Q2 2018 Top-Clicked Phishing Report

Messages Playing into Human Psyche of Being Popular or Wanted Continue to Sail Through Security Defences

KnowBe4, provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today shared its Top 10 Global Phishing Email Subject Lines for Q2 2018. The messages in the report, which were compiled from analysing KnowBe4 user data, are based on simulated phishing tests users received or real-world emails sent to users who then reported them to their IT departments. 

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Lack of Security Awareness Training Allowed Russians to Hack American Election

KnowBe4, provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, analyzed the official indictment of the Russian GRU officers charged with interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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