Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 14 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 14 of 2020

Cybersecurity has never been a dormant field. With the global pandemic affecting nations, cyber-attacks are only rising. While phishing prevention solutions are not 100% effective, they withstand these attacks to a great extent. The following headlines from the past week shall help you judge whether you can still go without good anti-phishing software.

COVID-19 Fear Leads to Trickledown Phishing Scams

COVID-19 Fear Leads to Trickledown Phishing Scams

One of the fastest-growing security threats today is coronavirus-based phishing scams. Here, scammers use people’s fear of the virus to get them to do something they shouldn’t. According to an article on TechRepublic, “There has been a steady increase in the number of coronavirus COVID-19-related email attacks since January, according to security firm Barracuda Networks,

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 13 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 13 of 2020

It is of utmost importance for you to stay abreast of the latest hacking plots if you want to keep your devices safe from the latest attacks happening around the world. The following headlines serve this purpose of providing phishing prevention tips:   Nefilim Ransomware Proves A Threat Newly discovered ransomware Nefilim that uses a

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 12 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 12 of 2020

The cyber-world remains dynamic because of the many attacks that are launched on companies and individuals every day. The following news headlines from the past week in cybersecurity shall help you better plan your phishing prevention strategy:   Phishing Scam Targets Linkedin Accounts The Security Incident Investigation and Response Department of Heimdal have discovered a

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Coronavirus Requires Two Quarantines

Coronavirus Requires Two Quarantines

By now, everyone has heard of COVID-19, the coronavirus rapidly spreading across the globe. In response to this fast-moving coronavirus, the international medical community has come up with a pretty simple, but effective way to stop it: quarantine. In other words, isolate yourself to keep from getting infected. And it seems to be working. As

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How Chatbots Became a Phishing Tool

How Chatbots Became a Phishing Tool

Whenever someone develops technology to help people, you can be sure that eventually, hackers will figure out some way to use that same technology to phish people. Such is the case now with customer service chatbots. Customer service chatbots are software-driven instant messaging apps which are designed to convince you that you are having a

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 11 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 11 of 2020

Here are the weekly news headlines from the cyber world that will leave you astounding and compel you to rethink your phishing attack prevention measures:   Cathay Pacific Pays Hefty Fine Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific was recently fined $640,000 by the UK’s data privacy watchdog. This comes after the airline’s inability to protect

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 10 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 10 of 2020

The digital world struggles to ensure phishing prevention at every step. While some attacks get withstood, most attacks are successful and rob organizations of their time, resources, and money. Following headlines describe such attacks from the past week:

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