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Ransomware and malware attacks decline, attackers adopting covert tactics

There has been a major decline in ransomware and malware attacks, with Ireland having some of the lowest rates globally, according to the latest report released by Microsoft. This is

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What is malware? How to prevent, detect and recover from it

Malware, short for malicious software, is a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans and other harmful computer programs hackers use to wreak destruction and gain access to sensitive information. As Microsoft puts it,

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Ransomware and malware attacks decline, attackers adopting covert tactics

There has been a major decline in ransomware and malware attacks, with Ireland having some of the lowest rates globally, according to the latest report released by Microsoft. Click here

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Healthcare IT pros now confident in their cyber attack response ability

Almost two years since the ransomware attack that brought the NHS (National Health Service) to a halt, healthcare IT professionals feel more confident in their ability to respond to a

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Social Engineering Slams the C-Suite: Verizon DBIR

Criminals are also going after cloud-based email accounts, according to Verizon’s ‘2019 Data Breach Investigations Report.’Senior executives are prime targets for social-engineering attacks as cybercriminals continue to seek greater financial

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Ransomware no longer biggest cyber security threat, report finds

Ransomware attacks are becoming less prevalent as cyber criminals look to news way of attacking a system, a new report has found. Instead, hackers are turning towards hidden HTTPs tunnels

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Cyber Security Roundup for April 2019

The UK government controversially gave a green light to Huawei get involved with the building of the UK’s 5G networks, although the Chinese tech giant role will be limited to non-sensitive areas of the network,

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Browser threats are as serious as phishing or ransomware

Businesses need to understand what makes these threats tick. Many organization have close to no visibility into their web-facing assets. They are also, generally speaking, clueless about how people use

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Ransomware, Emotet and Trojan attacks against businesses on the rise — Malwarebytes cybercrime report

In Q1, Malwarebytes’ cybercrime report suggests that Emotet, ransomware and Trojan attacks are on the rise against the enterprise.Cyber attacks against businesses — the consumer data collectors — are on

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5 Reasons Why One Should Learn Cyber Security In 2019

In this Internet-driven era, DDoS, data breaches and leaks, malware, ransomware etc. have become some of the common terms. Over the past few years, the rate of cyber-attacks has increased