Cybercriminals using Google Analytics to enhance phishing efforts

Cybercriminals using Google Analytics to enhance phishing efforts

A report from security firm Akamai found that hackers were using analytics services to optimize their phishing efforts. Cloud security firm Akamai released a new…

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Nearly 60% of businesses suffered a data breach in the past 3 years

Nearly 60% of businesses suffered a data breach in the past 3 years

In the spirit of October being the 16th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a recent Bitdefender study outlined the cybersecurity conditions of infosecurity companies across…

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75% of organisations have been hit by spear phishing

75% of organisations have been hit by spear phishing

Phishing scams aren’t as compelling as some of the more sophisticated attacks that you read about. But their prosaic nature is part of what makes…

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Nasty New Malware Waits Until You Visit A Porn Site, Then Starts Recording

Nasty New Malware Waits Until You Visit A Porn Site, Then Starts Recording

At the end of last week, ESET’s security researchers disclosed the discovery of a new strain of malware that takes the trend for sextortion to a new…

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Why remote workers are an underrated security risk for small businesses

Despite the risk, small businesses are largely unaware of security risks associated with remote employees, according to a Nationwide survey. In a new survey from…

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Destructive Malware Goes Mainstream as Attacks Soar 200%

Destructive Malware Goes Mainstream as Attacks Soar 200%

The volume of destructive malware attacks has risen by 200% year-on-year in the first half of 2019, according to new data from IBM X-Force. Once…

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The psychology behind phishing attacks

The psychology behind phishing attacks

With 3.4 billion malicious emails sent every day, phishing poses a massive risk to organizations of all sizes. However, the threat doesn’t just come from…

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Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Researchers believe that nation-state actors are behind several spearphishing campaigns targeting U.S. utility companies with newly-identified malware, which has the capabilities to view system data…

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VideoLAN's VLC Media Player Has Serious Flaw

VideoLAN’s VLC Media Player Has Serious Flaw

The latest edition of nonprofit VideoLAN’s VLC media player software has what Germany agency CERT-Bund is calling a serious security flaw that allows hackers to…

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School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

School of Cyberthreats: 3 Attacks Impacting Today’s Schools

Educational institutions are data-rich gold mines. From student and employee records to sensitive financial information, schools contain a plethora of data that can be obtained…

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