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Product Explained: Memcyco's Real-Time Defense Against Website Spoofing

Product Explained: Memcyco's Real-Time Defense Against Website Spoofing

Dec 20, 2023 Brandjacking / Cyber Threat
Hands-On Review: Memcyco's Threat Intelligence Solution Website impersonation, also known as brandjacking or website spoofing, has emerged as a significant threat to online businesses. Malicious actors clone legitimate websites to trick customers, leading to financial scams and data theft causing reputation damage and financial losses for both organizations and customers. The Growing Threat of Website Impersonation and Brandjacking Research shows a new phishing site is created every 11 seconds in 2023. Typically, even though the company is a victim of spoofing, the customer holds them responsible for the data breach.  Current market solutions rely on threat intelligence tools that search for fake sites and attempt takedowns. However, takedown processes can be time-consuming, leaving fake sites active and the scope of attacks remains unknown during the critical window of exposure, the time between when the fake site is up and until it is down. Bad actor researches a business to t
Russia's AI-Powered Disinformation Operation Targeting Ukraine, U.S., and Germany

Russia's AI-Powered Disinformation Operation Targeting Ukraine, U.S., and Germany

Dec 05, 2023 Brandjacking / Artificial Intelligence
The Russia-linked influence operation called Doppelganger has targeted Ukrainian, U.S., and German audiences through a combination of inauthentic news sites and social media accounts. These campaigns are designed to amplify content designed to undermine Ukraine as well as propagate anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment, U.S. military competence, and Germany's economic and social issues, according to a new Recorded Future report shared with The Hacker News. Doppelganger ,  described  by Meta as the "largest and the most aggressively-persistent Russian-origin operation," is a  pro-Russian network  known for spreading anti-Ukrainian propaganda. Active since at least February 2022, it has been linked to two companies named Structura National Technologies and Social Design Agency. Activities associated with the influence operation are known to leverage manufactured websites as well as those impersonating authentic media – a technique called brandjacking – to disseminate adversarial narrat
How to Achieve the Best Risk-Based Alerting (Bye-Bye SIEM)

How to Achieve the Best Risk-Based Alerting (Bye-Bye SIEM)

Feb 19, 2024Network Detection and Response
Did you know that Network Detection and Response (NDR) has become the most effective technology to detect cyber threats? In contrast to SIEM, NDR offers adaptive cybersecurity with reduced false alerts and efficient threat response. Are you aware of  Network Detection and Response (NDR)  and how it's become the most effective technology to detect cyber threats?  NDR massively upgrades your security through risk-based alerting, prioritizing alerts based on the potential risk to your organization's systems and data. How? Well, NDR's real-time analysis, machine learning, and threat intelligence provide immediate detection, reducing alert fatigue and enabling better decision-making. In contrast to SIEM, NDR offers adaptive cybersecurity with reduced false positives and efficient threat response. Why Use Risk-Based Alerting? Risk-based alerting is an approach where security alerts and responses are prioritized based on the level of risk they pose to an organization's system
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