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Article · Aug 24, 2017

Domain shadowing: A growing threat to small and midsize businesses

Domain shadowing: A growing threat to small and midsize businesses

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Domain shadowing occurs when a cybercriminal gains access to a known and trusted web domain, then creates malicious sub-domains designed to infect computer systems with ransomware and other forms of malware. Domain shadowing is a growing threat to businesses everywhere, according to Shimon Modi, a cybersecurity expert, a published author of IT security books, and the director of product and technology at TruSTAR Technology, which offers a well-known SaaS-based threat intelligence platform. In this installment of the FightRansomware Podcast, Modi explains how to protect your business from domain shadowing, ransomware and other cyberthreats. He also talks about threat intelligence and the importance of aligning cybercrime defenses with business priorities. Listen to the FightRansomware Podcast now to learn more.

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Mark Brunelli

Senior Writer

Mark Brunelli is a Senior Writer on the Corporate Marketing team at Carbonite. He blogs about Carbonite happenings and IT industry trends.

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