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Ransomware costs European SMBs £71 million in downtime

Some businesses still decide to pay the ransom as they see it as a cheap way out.Ransomware costs European businesses £71 million in downtime, a new report by Datto argues.

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Pioneering Programme Defends UK From Millions of Cyber Attacks

WORLD leading initiatives by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have detected and prevented millions of online commodity attacks against the UK, figures published today (February 5) have shown.The results

Identity Theft

SamSam Ransomware Attacks Hit Healthcare Firms

Earlier this month, Hancock Health, headquartered in Greenfield, Indiana, was infected with the SamSam ransomware. This past weekend, Allscripts — a major electronic health record (EHR) company headquartered in Chicago,

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6 ways hackers will use machine learning to launch attacks

Machine learning algorithms will improve security solutions, helping human analysts triage threats and close vulnerabilities quicker. But they are also going to help threat actors launch bigger, more complex attacks.Defined

Identity Theft

Phishers target Netflix users, ask for info and photo of their ID

Should you send Netflix a selfie in which you hold your ID card to get your account reinstated? The answer is an emphatic no, but each one of us knows

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To Mitigate Phishing Risk, Let Employees “Fail Forward”

Failure, not surprisingly, gets a bad rap. Yet, learning from failure is often the quickest path to growth. Take young children learning to walk for example: children will fail many

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Beware of the Latest Punycode Attacks

Phishing attacks have gotten more sophisticated, especially those that leverage homographic, or Punycode, characters. These characters look like the ordinary Latin alphabet but substitute other language character sets to fool

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How 2017 Thrusted Cybersecurity Into the National Spotlight

What a year 2017 has been. From Shadow Brokers, WannaCry and Petya to the constant and consistent discussion about diversity in cybersecurity and tech, 2017 has been a whirlwind of

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Email security: A year in review

2017 was an eventful year in the world of email and cybersecurity. Large companies made headlines in 2017, falling victim to cyber attacks and data breaches that compromised millions of

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IRONSCALES Secures $6.5 Million to Automate Email Phishing

IRONSCALES, the world’s first automated phishing prevention, detection and response provider, today announced that it has secured a $6.5 million Series A, led by K1 Investment Management, LLC, with participation