With technology improving by the hour, cybercrime is also steadily on the rise. Every other day, one hears about crimes like phishing, ransomware attacks, BEC (Business Email Compromise), and others affecting businesses globally. Unfortunately, despite organizations employing the latest anti-phishing and anti-ransomware solutions, these crimes are on the increase.
Cyber adversaries who launch phishing attacks leverage the mindset of the unaware users; for instance, they assume the phishing email to be coming from a legitimate source and end up disclosing their critical information to the threat actor. The bad news is that there is no one-hundred-percent full-proof phishing prevention strategy, but the good news
In a cyber-attack that will be remembered as one of the most significant phishing email attacks in decades to come, a Russian hacking group attacked more than 3,000 email accounts belonging to individuals from more than 150 organizations across 24 countries. Nobelium, also known as APT29 to the cybersecurity community, has targeted government agencies, research
Cyberattacks and data breaches have rapidly increased over the past year. Hundreds of thousands of users lose their data to phishing attacks even today. Here are the top phishing headlines from the last week to enable an organization to accept and incorporate the best phishing prevention tips.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, multitudes of people have been obligated to work remotely, making phishing attacks commonplace in the digital world. It has widened the doors to vulnerability as people move away from the more secure networks of their workplace. Businesses’ networks have not been entirely secure either, with reports showing that phishing attacks
Phishing attacks have targeted organizations worldwide in the bygone week, and the headlines roar out to netizens to adopt the best phishing prevention practices. Here are the latest phishing headlines from across the world to keep you abreast of the latest modus operandi of threat actors, so you are better equipped to keep your information
In the highly digitized world, phishing attacks continue to jeopardize global organizations, targeting their employees. Considering humans to be an easily accessible line of defense when it comes to cybersecurity, awareness among staff is the need of the hour. When one finds one of the machines or systems vulnerable, one proactively fixes the issue. The
Phishing attack prevention is a distant goal for enterprises and can never be fully attainable in the presence of malicious cyber attackers. The bygone week in the cyber realm was full of data breaches and millions of dollars lost to cyberattackers. This serves as a lesson for enterprises to be more watchful of their anti-phishing
Combating cyberattacks happen to be a top priority for global organizations. In 2020, phishing was among the most extensively deployed attack modes by malicious actors, as per FBI reports. Besides, phishing attacks are on the rise as attackers use various social engineering techniques. In 2019, around 114,702 phishing attacks were recorded, which jumped to 241,324
Phishing attacks continue to create havoc in the cyber world. This week’s cyber headlines are all about data breaches and the phishing prevention measures adopted by the victim organizations. Reading such news sure gives some perspective into what should go into the business continuity plan we have for our organization, and that is why we
With the pandemic raging across the world, many business networks and organizations have switched over to working from home to let themselves be operational and safe simultaneously. This paradigm shift requires over-reliance on cloud-based services like Google’s GSuite. Though it has its advantages, it also has its drawbacks in the form of increased phishing attacks.
Phishing news this week includes updates on the latest modus operandi adopted by cyber adversaries to lure users into divulging their sensitive information. Being aware of the latest attack patterns is an essential aspect of ensuring protection against phishing, and therefore we bring you the newest phishing headlines from this past week.
If you oversee the information security services and administration of the networks in your organization, then it is your responsibility to safeguard the users in your system from phishing and other attacks that can disrupt the services. There is no need for complacency in the digital age, and you can never feel 100% protected as
Basics Of Phishing: What Is A Supply Chain Attack And Why You Must Be Wary Of It As A New Business Owner
Today, merely knowing how to stop phishing emails cannot guarantee cybersecurity. Besides the traditional threats such as phishing and malware, new forms such as supply chain attacks also continue to target large, medium, and small businesses daily. A 2020 report by ID Agent states that supply chain attacks have increased by 78%. It further says
It is a well-known fact that most of us in this digital era leaves behind our track or digital footprint online. While we don’t often get into troubles for doing so, our digital trails may be all that is needed by savvy scammers to get the better of us. There’s a scam operation called spear
Phishing is a kind of cyber-attack that is increasingly growing in popularity among hackers due to its simplicity of use and high potential rewards should the attacks prove to be successful. Phishing is usually done via email, popup ads, or even calls and involves deceptively fooling users into taking some action that ends up compromising
Phishing prevention best practices can be identified when studying the recent attack trends and creating or looking for anti-phishing solutions accordingly. This week’s phishing headlines serve the purpose of identifying security measures by highlighting the most significant cyber incidents throughout the week
Not a day goes by without phishing scams occurring somewhere in the world. The internet brings with it many conveniences but can also be dangerous at times, especially if the users do not observe due diligence.
Cyberspace provides many avenues for malicious actors to attack, exploit and cause damage to individuals and organizations. Global internet penetration has grown 7.3% percent since 2020, which means that cyberspace is getting larger. SIM Swap fraud prevention, along with anti-phishing solutions, anti-ransomware solutions, and anti-malware tools, can protect users from being exploited in this age
A phishing attack at an organization can push all associated customers, business partners, and employees towards cyber threats that can have long-lasting and life-altering implications. Hence, it is the responsibility of business owners to ensure phishing attack prevention at all times. The following headlines are about the latest cyberattacks that have compromised the personal information