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Cybercriminals are Increasingly Turning to Ransomware as a Secondary Source of Income

According to a new FireEye report, Mandiant M-Trends 2020 Report, cybercriminals are increasingly turning to ransomware as a secondary source of income. Not only that, but the report also reveals that

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IBM X-Force: Hackers recycle previously stolen data to get into networks

Cybercriminals are not only sticking with traditional methods, such as phishing and exploitation of vulnerabilities, they are also recycling previously stolen credentials in hacking their way to an organization’s network,


Malware And Ransomware Attack Volume Down Due to More Targeted Attacks

Cybercriminals are leveraging more evasive methods to target businesses and consumers, a SonicWall report reveals. Click here to view original webpage at www.helpnetsecurity.com


Five Cyber Security Resolutions For 2020

New Year’s resolutions are notoriously hard to keep. In fact, according to this YouGov poll, most Brits failed to keep all the resolutions they made for 2019. It may be hard

Identity Theft

Data breach: Why it’s time to adopt a risk-based approach to cybersecurity

The recent high-profile ransomware attack on foreign currency exchange specialist Travelex highlights the devastating results of a targeted cyber-attack. In the weeks following the initial attack, Travelex struggled to bring its customer-facing


Phishing remains major threat to businesses

Businesses are still facing a large-scale threat from phishing campaigns, despite many saying they have upped email security in recent months. New research from Cofense has found that a huge proportion of


Microsoft Urges Businesses to Patch ‘BlueKeep’ Flaw

Microsoft’s Security Response Team (MSRC) is warning organizations to patch BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708), a critical remote code execution vulnerability it fixed earlier this month. The flaw is in Remote Desktop Services


Enterprises are blind to over half of malware sent to their employees

As the use of SSL grows to the point where it’s the standard protocol, cybercriminals are increasingly using encryption to conceal and launch attacks. This has become possible because SSL