Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 22 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 22 of 2020

Ensuring protection against phishing becomes strenuous when over a billion phishing attacks get launched every year. The following headlines from cybersecurity indicate that preparedness alone can ensure phishing protection to a significant extent.   Easyjet Customers To Stay On Guard In a recent hack, the British airline EasyJet had the email addresses and travel details

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Eight Ways Hackers are Using Coronavirus to Phish You

Eight Ways Hackers are Using Coronavirus to Phish You

COVID-19 has been a goldrush for hackers looking to exploit the epidemic. Almost every aspect of what’s unfolded has presented hackers with new and creative ways to phish you. People are fearful, they’re working from home and under a lot of stress. That makes for a perfect target for hackers. Here are the top eight

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 21 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 21 of 2020

Every second, 44 cyber attacks are being launched across the world. This terrorizing threat concerns all internet users, and hence keeping abreast of the latest happenings in cybersecurity is imperative for phishing prevention. Following are the top headlines from the past week   Ransomware Hits Magellan Health Inc. The Fortune 500 Company Magellan Health Inc.

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More Bad News for Microsoft 365 Users

More Bad News for Microsoft 365 Users

As we’ve written about many times before, Microsoft Office 365’s native security does not do a very good job of protecting you from phishing attacks which makes Office 365 extremely vulnerable to them. Now comes news of a targeted email phishing attack specifically designed to bypass the already vulnerable Office 365 security. “The attack is

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 20 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 20 of 2020

Ensuring protection against phishing is the greatest challenge to digital security. The attacks only seem to be rising, and the following headlines are a hint to the unavoidable need for stringent security measures in organizations:   HSA Removes Fake COVID Care Products E-commerce websites in Singapore have been listing bizarre products on platforms such as

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Phishing is Changing but Defense Remains the Same

Phishing is Changing but Defense Remains the Same

One of the challenges to stopping phishing attacks is that hackers used to be really nimble. They would use a new domain for each phishing attack, often keeping it active for only a few hours before retiring it forever. This fleet footedness enabled the hackers to do their dirty work before word got out about

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 19 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 19 of 2020

Ensuring protection from phishing attacks has become the most significant cybersecurity challenge in the twenty-first century. The ratio of attacks and preventive measures never seems to reach equilibrium. Hence, keeping abreast of the latest cyber news plays a vital role in the war against adversaries. The following headlines from the cyber world echo of the

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 18 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 18 of 2020

Phishing prevention cannot be assured with a single security measure, especially in recent times, when hundreds of cyberattacks take place every day. The following headlines from the past week in cybersecurity prove precisely why you need to strengthen your organization’s anti-phishing solutions.    NCSC Develops Email Reporting Service The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre launched

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Is COVID-19 Germinating More Cyber Attacks?

Is COVID-19 Germinating More Cyber Attacks?

The short answer to that question is a definite yes. In fact, according to cyber intelligence firm CYFIRMA, there has been a stunning 600% increase in threat indicators between February and early March alone with hackers from all over the globe cooking up new schemes.   Why Hackers are Upping their Game? Hackers know that

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 17 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 17 of 2020

Here are the most recent developments in phishing prevention across the globe. The attacks from the past week shall perhaps enable you to rectify all loose ends in your online networks.   Hacker Impersonates White House Home Page In another COVID 19 cyber attack, the adversaries have sent out emails to American citizens from a

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 16 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 16 of 2020

Yet another week has gone by with cyberattacks causing the world much trouble. Following are some of the most recent security news updates   Email.it Customer Data Selling Online The Email.it datacenter underwent a cyberattack two years back the repercussions of which have surfaced recently. The hackers had demanded a ransom, which the company refused

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There’s More Than Just COVID-19 Phishing Emails Out There

There’s More Than Just COVID-19 Phishing Emails Out There

COVID-19 is certainly grabbing the majority share of the headlines today. And why not? Afterall, it is a worldwide pandemic. If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll also notice COVID-19 is responsible for a majority of the phishing email headlines. And why not? Afterall, hackers tend to “follow the news,” so it’s not surprising the dramatic

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 15 of 2020

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 15 of 2020

Cybersecurity in these tough times is essential to ensure phishing prevention and to keep the money in your bank accounts safe to survive the global economic fall that’s ahead of us. The following headlines from the past week in cybersecurity shall help you strengthen your security measures:   FIN7’s Gift Card Trap The FBI has

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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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