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Across-the-board increase in DDoS attacks of all sizes

There has been a 168% increase in DDoS attacks in Q4 2019, compared with Q4 2018, and a 180% increase overall in 2019 vs. 2018, according to Neustar. Click here to view

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Cybersecurity: This attack is the most common threat you will face

Organisations are detecting higher numbers of phishing emails than before, while detection of malware and ransomware have halved. Almost half of businesses have experienced a cyberattack or data breach in

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Singapore most exposed, but also most prepared in cybersecurity: Deloitte

With a high internet adoption rate, the city-state faces the highest cybersecurity risk in Asia-Pacific, but also is the most prepared to deal with it in terms of policies and

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Almost half of UK businesses suffered a cyber attack in past year

Almost half of UK businesses suffered a cyber security breach or attack during the past 12 months, rising to 68% of medium-sized firms and 75% of large enterprises, according to statistics released

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Improving Cyber-Risk Management with ISO 27001 and the 10 Steps to Cybersecurity

With over four billion worldwide internet users, there is little doubt that the power of online communication is recognized by organizations and individuals alike. It is also clear that we

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How To Prepare For Cyberwar: It Starts With Identity

Cyberattacks are rapidly evolving in sophistication and scale. The line between the digital and the physical realm has become more blurred. Foreign cyberattackers have used destructive malware to erase data from hard

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Python backdoor attacks and how to prevent them

Python backdoor attacks are increasingly common. Iran, for example, used a MechaFlounder Python backdoor attack against Turkey last year. Scripting attacks are nearly as common as malware-based attacks in the

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COVID-19 Vaccine Test Center Hit By Cyber Attack, Stolen Data Posted Online

A medical facility on standby to help test any coronavirus vaccine has been hit by a ransomware group that promised not to target medical organizations. Click here to view original

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Global tension points to a future of destructive malware

Together with an evolution in the way cybercriminals are getting access to critical systems, this is a concerning shift. Geopolitical tension has a long-tail effect in cyberspace. In the aftermath

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Hacker selling data of 538 million Weibo users

The personal details of more than 538 million users of Chinese social network Weibo are currently available for sale online, according to ads seen by ZDNet and corroborating reports from