Satellite sees ‘Godzilla’ dust plume sweep across the Atlantic Ocean

Each year, dust from the Sahara Desert blows off Africa and across the Atlantic, but most years that plume isn’t so massive it’s nicknamed “Godzilla.” This June, the annual plume earned that nickname, as well as the title of the dustiest such event in the 20 years that scientists have kept records of these storms. […]

2020 sees rise in invoice and payment fraud BEC attacks

Abnormal Security found a 75% increase in this type of campaign in the first three months of the year and a spike of 200% from April to May. Image: GrafVishenka, Getty Images/iStockPhotos The Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a more focused and potentially more profitable type of phishing scam favored by many cybercriminals. By spoofing […]

Salesforce sees low-code as a key way to drive digital transformation in a new normal of remote work

Ryan Ellis, SVP of Product Management for Platform at Salesforce, talks to Bill Detwiler about how the company is helping its customers accelerate their digital transformation efforts using a low-code philosophy. For years, companies have been talking about digital transformation, but in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies, government agencies, and organizations are […]

Dark Web sees rise in postings selling access to corporate networks

These postings provide cybercriminals with the information needed to hack into networks where they can infect critical machines with malware, according to Positive Technologies. The Dark Web is an underground marketplace where criminals trade in all sorts of illegal or malicious items. One valuable product up for sale consists of information that can help hackers […]