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Ransomware attacks on municipal institutions rise by over 60 per cent worldwide: research

The firm observed that at least 174 municipal institutions, have been targeted by ransomware during the last year. Cyber security firm Kaspersky’s researchers have finally released their annual security bulletin


Cybersecurity industry predictions for 2020 and beyond

When it comes to cybersecurity industry predictions for 2020, Optiv researchers expect to see a focus on privacy, evolving threat actors, pervasive deepfake videos, and increased election interference. Click here to view

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The phishing tricks that break through standard email filters

Some phishing emails are easy to spot: the spelling is bad, the spoofed email is clearly a fake, and the images are too warped to have possibly been sent by


Windows 10 Warning: ‘Devious And Evil’ Malware Bypasses Security Software

Security researchers are investigating a particularly nasty piece of malware that can bypass Windows 10 security. The threat, which comprises not only a new variation of ransomware known as Snatch but also

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New Google Android Threat: ‘Dangerous’ Hidden Vulnerability Leaves Most Apps Open To Attack

Google Android threats continue to hit users thick and fast. And today is no different: Security researchers have detailed a newly discovered Android vulnerability that they call “StrandHogg,” which allows malware to


Security At A Crossroads: The Road Ahead For IT Security

Before the Cyber Monday, and Small Business Saturday, and Black Friday sales; before the Thanksgiving feast and the awkward tension of discussing the impeachment hearings with mildly inebriated family and

Identity Theft

Unstructured data: The hidden threat in digital business

Unstructured data is a vital tool in improving outdated processes and enabling truly digital business. 2019 has been a year of high profile data breaches with new stories of hacks


When Dealing With The Phishing Threat, User Education Is Key

Email has become a crucial part of how organizations perform their day to day business. The average employee receives dozens of emails every day, and efficiently performing their job duties


Microsoft Intune can now block unauthorized BYOD hardware

Microsoft has integrated third-party mobile threat defense (MTD) software with its Intune unified endpoint management (UEM) platform, enabling corporate systems to detect when an employee’s unenrolled, smartphone or tablet has an app

Expert Articles

Shedding Light on the Cutting Edge of Cybercrime

By Christopher “Tophs” Elisan, Director of Intelligence, Flashpoint All too often, cyber-defence measures protect only against known threats. But since threat actors operating on the deep and dark web (DDW),