Several organizations and institutions became the target of cyberattacks over the week, and there doesn’t seem to be an ideal phishing prevention scheme. However, cybersecurity is all about protection from phishing attacks since eradicating them is a near-impossible task. Here are the major phishing headlines from the bygone week
Cybercriminals use malicious social engineering techniques to extract information from unsuspecting users, to launch phishing breaches. Website email scams and phishing email scams are the two most common methods used by attackers. A 2020 phishing attack survey by Greathorn reveals that IT leaders were remediating 1,185 phishing attacks each month, that’s an average of 40
Phishing is one of the most common and cyberattacks used by adversaries. As such, ensuring phishing prevention is not only wise but also necessary in today’s times. The following headlines from the first week in the digital world give a glimpse of the year ahead for phishing and related cyberattacks
Various industries have fallen victim to phishing globally, and the manufacturing sector is no exception due to decentralized IT infrastructure and fragmented controls, besides many other reasons. Since the beginning of 2020, cyber intruders have exploited several manufacturing units’ vulnerabilities and used them for financial benefits and brand impersonation. Moreover, the lower degree of cybersecurity,
Festivals for cyber adversaries come in the form of new and improved cyberattacks on individuals, organizations, and systems. This time of the year witnesses the highest number of data breaches, and that’s why it is advised to adopt the phishing prevention best practices. Following are the top headlines from the cyber world.
Insurers deal with enormous risks every day. Risk management is an inherent part of the insurance business. However, the sector has lagged behind other financial services sectors, such as banking, cyber focus, investment, and capabilities when it comes to the cybersecurity front. The banking sector’s increased cyber resilience has been due to the rising number
The holiday season has begun, and most organizations are operating with less than half their employees. The time is perfect for cyber adversaries to launch cyberattacks and target organizations or individuals through various phishing scams. Read on to learn about the latest security incidents and ponder about the efficacy of your phishing prevention measures
With the Pandemic raging across the length and breadth of the world, there has been a lot of chaos and confusion amongst organizations’ workforce. Industries of every hue have suffered, and the end to it is yet to be seen. However, that has not stopped malicious actors from continuing their nefarious activities. 2020 has seen
Experts estimate that COVID 19 related cyberattacks would escalate in 2021, and there is no effective phishing prevention measure to help evade those attacks. Hence, it becomes pivotal for us to be responsible netizens and stay abreast of the latest hacks and cyber incidents.
The medical world has been one of the domains that have seen unprecedented advancement. Medical science has advanced over the years, and life expectancy has improved vastly. However, all is not well with the healthcare sector. Phishing and cyber-attacks on its systems have been relentless and mostly successful. Numerous instances of system disruption and loss