Phishing attack prevention can never be an absolute target; there will always be the presence of notorious threat actors in the cyberworld. Hence, one must focus on learning to live in coexistence without letting the adversaries get their hands on confidential information. To this end, here are the major hacks and cyberattacks this week.
There has been an unprecedented rise in gaming during the last few years, with smartphones making it more popular than ever. The gaming industry is valued at $165 billion, with current estimates of over 3.4 billion players worldwide. From a handful of game developers in the early years, the industry now has many options, ranging
Imagine returning to the office after the Christmas and New Year holidays and finding your systems locked by notorious ransomware. Many organizations across the globe have endured a similar fate, and here are the updates of those attacks to help you plan your phishing prevention strategies.
According to a recent Axios report, over 2 million monthly active users use G Suite products. In the 2017 Google I/O Conference, the organization mentioned that Google Drive alone has over 800 million daily users, and this figure is only increasing. If someone were to exploit a vulnerability in this famous collaborative work and educational
The new year means a fresh start for adversaries and us, and they have begun working on new targets. Following are this week’s top phishing news headlines to help you stay ahead of scammers and plan your anti-phishing protection measures.
The Rise of Survey Scams in The Advertising Industry And The Precautions Organizations Need To Take To Prevent Such Scams
Digitization has witnessed a sudden boom in online data storage, where not only work but entertainment, education, and communication have become dependent on the internet. Numerous survey scams are gaining popularity once again by promoting various products or free samples to users in return for their information. Scammers pretend to be some famous brand to
Anti-phishing measures do not ensure 100% protection against ransomware and other social engineering attacks, but they do create additional protective shields and notification systems which gives the incident response teams enough time to detect and tackle the attack vector. Here are the major ransomware attack news headlines this week to help you protect your organization
QR (Quick Response) codes have become ubiquitous as smartphones have become more popular. Furthermore, due to the COVID-19 epidemic, most industries and sectors are getting digitized, with online payments becoming a significant part of this new ecosystem. However, malicious actors can use a counterfeit QR code, causing the link’s original destination to be diverted to
Ensuring phishing attack prevention is challenging when some form of cyberattack happens every minute. The global cybersecurity landscape is changing with more people becoming aware of cyber threats and doing their bit to ensure protection. But with every positive phishing protection measure that emerges, there is a similar (if not greater) growth in cyberattack vectors.
The Christmas holidays are one of the longest periods of the year when the majority of the employees are on leave. This is usually a peak time for cyberattacks wherein threat actors remain active from the onset of December. As we step into yet another holiday season, more and more ransomware attacks are getting reported.