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Emotet is Back and Spamming Again

A notorious botnet has begun sending out spam again after a several month hiatus, which could spend bad news for organizations around the world. Emotet has been dormant for around


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

Industry Insights

Hey Google: What we search for most in cybersecurity .. cyber security?

In recent years, cybersecurity — or cyber security, depending on your preferred usage — has become a frequent topic.  Escalating cases of fraud, cybercrime, and data breaches have ensured that


View from India: Cyber security requires resilience

India is among the world’s top three countries when it comes to phishing attacks and malware. Cloud is the platform for security as a service; which is why leading companies


More than 99% of cyberattacks rely on human interaction

Cybercriminals target people, rather than systems and infrastructure, to install malware, initiate fraudulent transactions, steal data, and more, according to Proofpoint. “Cybercriminals are aggressively targeting people because sending fraudulent emails,


Security hole opens a billion Android users to advanced SMS phishing attacks

Check Point Research has revealed a security flaw in Samsung, Huawei, LG, Sony and other Android-based phones that leaves users vulnerable to advanced phishing attacks. The affected Android phones use


Businesses Blighted by Impersonation Phishing Attacks

A new study has found that, in the last 12 months, 43% of UK SMEs were targeted by phishing attacks in which hackers impersonated members of staff. Worryingly, the instigators


Phishing targeting executives now the number one cause of cyber security insurance claims

Spear-phishing has overtaken ransomware as the number one driver of cyber security insurance claims, according to AIG. In a report published this week, the insurance giant claims that email-borne attacks,

Artificial Intelligence

Using Biometrics, Intelligent Security To Keep Finances Safe

Fort Knox is no longer the gold standard when it comes to financial security. And with passwords becoming increasingly passé (not to mention an absolute nuisance), a new wave of


Should you block newly registered domains? Researchers say yes

7 out of 10 newly registered domains (NDRs) are either malicious, suspicious or not safe for work, say Palo Alto Networks researchers, and advise organizations to block access to them