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Fake Mobile App Fraud Tripled in First Half of 2019

In Q2 2019, RSA Security identified 57,406 total fraud attacks worldwide. Of these, phishing attacks were the most prevalent (37%), followed by fake mobile apps (usually apps posing as those of popular

Industry Insights

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Increasing Our Self-Awareness So We Can Improve Security

October has been National Cybersecurity Awareness Month since 2004. According to, this initiative was started by the National Cybersecurity Alliance and the US Department of Homeland Security to help all


Top French TV Channel Hit by Ransomware Attack

One of France’s biggest multimedia groups, the M6 Group, suffered a ransomware attack this past weekend, but luckily for everyone involved, the attack failed to cause any serious damage. According to the

IT Compliance

Lack of IT Security Training Leaving Businesses Open to Data Breaches

When it comes to the workforce – everyone needs a little extra IT education, even those working in IT departments. This is according to a new report by Claranet, which


The Market That Will Sell You A $20,000 Bank Loan For $30

Wikipedia defines the dark web, sometimes also referred to as the dark net, as a part of the internet that exists in an encrypted world of networks within networks. Requiring specific

Software Security Vendor News

Microsoft Announces Important Security Update For All Windows 10 Users

Microsoft has had something of a rough time of late when it comes to Windows 10 updates, with the blame resting firmly on its doorstep. When these updates impact negatively on

Software Vendor News

Apple Mac Hack Warning: North Korea Uses Fake Cryptocurrency Companies To Break Into macOS

Hackers said to be sponsored by North Korea have found a novel way to attack Apple Macs, according to research published on Sunday. The so-called Lazarus Group, considered by the

Software Vendor News

Ransomware hits Pitney Bowes systems

Mailing and ecommerce services company Pitney Bowes has confirmed some of its systems have been affected by a ransomware outbreak but says that there is no evidence customer data has

IT Compliance Vendor News

Mozilla Hardens Firefox Against Injection Attacks

The first codebase change impacts the built-in about:pages that Firefox ships with, and which were designed to provide an interface to the internal state of the browser. about:config is the best known of them,

IT Compliance Vendor News

Click2Mail Informs Users of Data Breach

Click2Mail allows customers to create, personalize, and proof mailpieces, as well as to acquire, build, and manage mailing lists. With the help of Click2Mail’s web browser-based tools, users do not