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Formjacking is the new get rich quick scheme for cybercriminals

Faced with diminishing returns from ransomware and cryptojacking, cybercriminals are doubling down on alternative methods, such as formjacking, to make money according to Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), Volume

Software

Ransomware Revenue Earning Does Not Match Infection Decline

There has been a decline in ransomware infections, but that does not mean that earned revenue has reduced for cyber-criminals. According to the third instalment of the Check Point 2019 Security

Software

To stop phishing in play, rely on human intuition over technology

Playing to your strengths could be the key to keeping your business safe.Due to obvious financial motivations, banks have always been a primary target for cyber-criminals. But, as much as

Hardware/Network

Smart Home Threats: Securing Your IoT Devices Against Cybercrime and Oversharing

The Internet of Things (IoT) encompasses the billions of devices that are connected to the web all over the world. Smart home devices, like virtual assistants, make our lives more convenient but

Software

Indicators of poor password hygiene exposed

The recovered compromised credentials and personally identifiable information (PII) as well as the identified trends in online security habits and the data criminals tend to steal and use, have been

Industry Insights

CISOs Hit the Bottle as Workplace Pressures Build

UK and US CISOs are facing burnout as they struggle to cope with escalating cyber-threats, insufficient budgets and a lack of engagement from the board, according to Nominet. The DNS security

Software

How Blockchain Can Fight Fraud Based on Know-Your-Customer Data

As the cost of retail fraud grows year-over-year, merchants are constantly looking for ways to tackle security challenges and reduce their liability burden. Blockchain technology, with the ability to create secure

Software

Internet Safety – The Unforgotten Mass Of Small Users

Living in the age of Cyber Adversity in which the risks from on-line hackers, criminals, cyber-miscreants, not to mention those foes who exist in the guise of service providers wishing to exploit our

IT Compliance

GDPR: Not Heavy Handed Yet, But Driving Data Breaches Into The Open

With the European Union’s landmark General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in place a bit more than eight months, it seems that at least one of its messages has had

Industry Insights

Advanced Customer Verification – Are You Ready For That?

Fraud is on the rise and attacks made by cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated. Basic identity proofing is no longer effective, so it’s time for turning the clunky process into