Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM

Since February, spam exploiting the novel coronavirus has jumped by 4,300% and 14,000% in the past 14 days, according to IBM X-Force, IBM’s threat intelligence…

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Assume breach is for losers: These steps will stop data breaches

Assume breach is for losers: These steps will stop data breaches

“Assume breach” is the popular computer defense strategy based on the idea that your company is either already breached or could easily be breached by…

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Cyber Kill Chain - Lockheed Martin

Cyber Kill Chain – Lockheed Martin

Security incidents are events that may indicate that an organization’s systems or data have been compromised or that measures put in place to protect them…

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Canadian Banks Spoofed in 2-Year Phishing Attack

Canadian Banks Spoofed in 2-Year Phishing Attack

Researchers have unearthed a two-year phishing campaign targeting bank customers in Canada. Fourteen banks, including CIBC, TD Canada Trust, Scotiabank, and the Royal Bank of…

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The FBI Issues A Powerful $3.5 Billion Cybercrime Warning

The FBI Issues A Powerful $3.5 Billion Cybercrime Warning

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) “2019 Internet Crime Report.” For everyone but those engaged in cybercrime,…

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Malaysia warns of Chinese hacking campaign targeting government projects

Malaysia warns of Chinese hacking campaign targeting government projects

A Chinese state-sponsored hacking group has been targeting Malaysian government officials, computer experts with the Malaysian government said on Wednesday. The purpose of the attacks…

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Hackers using coronavirus scare to spread Emotet malware in Japan

Hackers using coronavirus scare to spread Emotet malware in Japan

Cybercriminals are using global fears about the virus to spread the Emotet trojan. Researchers with IBM X-Force and Kaspersky have discovered that cybercriminals are spreading…

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How to better protect your organization's most valuable data

How to better protect your organization’s most valuable data

Many organizations underestimate the value of their data to skilled and organized cybercriminals, said security provider eSentire. Keeping up with cybercriminals can be a never-ending…

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Your money or your life: Digital extortion scams

Your money or your life: Digital extortion scams

There’s a particularly insidious type of targeted phishing scam that has grown in popularity since mid-2018. Our Cisco Talos researchers have been monitoring these scams,…

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Hackers use free tools in new APT campaign against industrial sector firms

Hackers use free tools in new APT campaign against industrial sector firms

Researchers have recently detected an advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign that targets critical infrastructure equipment manufacturers by using industry-sector-themed spear-phishing emails and a combination of…

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