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Email scam attacks against healthcare targets see huge rise

Proofpoint finds a 300 per cent increase in such attacks this year. Healthcare has always been an industry of interest for cybercriminals, but a new Proofpoint report argues that the

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Cyber Security Today – October cyber security awareness month, ransomware statistics and lots of security updates to watch out for

October cyber security awareness month, ransomware statistics and lots of security updates to watch out for. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday October 2nd, I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

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Email is an open door for malicious actors looking to exploit businesses

There’s an alarming scale of risks businesses are up against in a time when email is proving an open door for cybercriminals and malicious actors looking to disrupt, exploit and destroy businesses,

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Phishing attacks up, especially against SaaS and webmail services

Phishing attacks continued to rise into the summer of 2019 with cybercrime gangs’ focus on branded webmail and SaaS providers remaining very keen, according to the APWG report. Click here to view

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City Blocks Email Account of Alderman Who Refuses Cybersecurity Training

Officials in the Tennessee city of Germantown have restricted the email account of an alderman who refuses to undergo cybersecurity training.  Insurance specialist and married father of one Dean Massey was

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Security by Sector: Charity Workers Least Likely to Receive Email Security Training

The subject of how information security impacts different industry sectors is an intriguing one. For example, how does the finance industry fare in terms of information security compared to the

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More Than 99% of Cyberattacks Need Victims’ Help

Research highlights how most criminals exploit human curiosity and trust to click, download, install, open, and send money or information. Most cybercriminals target people, not infrastructure: More than 99% of

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Stay Protected: 5 of the Most Important Cybersecurity Training Tips For Your Employees

We highlight the most critical cybersecurity training tips for employees because every business, whether big or small, experiences cyber threats. It is believed that the most sophisticated cyber attacks are the biggest

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Phishing is a billion-dollar global industry, consumers are the main target

Phishing is a growing pain point for individuals, businesses and CSPs, according to Allot. Consumers are the main target of these attacks, and they are calling for better security for

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What can financial institutions do to improve email security?

Financial institutions are in a fully-fledged war against data breaches. And rightly so – the finance sector is a frequent target of ransomware, phishing, and other malicious attacks. Sensitive communications