Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 42

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 42

Today’s cyberspace includes computer resources, IT networks, and all the fixed and mobile devices which connect to the internet. Because of the borderless nature of the global internet, protection of critical infrastructure operations is emerging as a significant challenge. Hackers always look to exploit the vulnerability of an unsuspecting internet user. Hence, cybersecurity experts strive

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Hackers Show Once Again They Care About More Than Just Money

Hackers Show Once Again They Care About More Than Just Money

When you think of phishing, you probably think of ransomware (which you should). And when you think of ransomware, you probably think about money (which you should). The money the hackers are trying to get as a ransom. There’s no doubt that most phishing attacks, either directly or indirectly, are about money. But not all.

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Why the New Instagram Anti-Phishing Tool Won’t Work

Why the New Instagram Anti-Phishing Tool Won’t Work

As previously discussed on this blog, Instagram is now more popular than Facebook when it comes to phishing attacks. As the article detailed, Instagram is popular as a target for phishing attacks because Instagram phishing attacks can so easily go viral, given that every victim can quickly lead to hundreds of more emails to trusted

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 41

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 41

Cybersecurity is a dynamic arena with some event or the other never ceasing to take place. While cybersecurity measures reach unmatched levels of sophistication and ultra protection, cyber attacks make an equal stride. Thus the stifle between the good and the bad actors of the cyber world is never-ending. However, anyone interested in these affairs

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You’ll Never Guess Who’s Behind the Latest Phishing Attacks

You’ll Never Guess Who’s Behind the Latest Phishing Attacks

Would you believe North Korea, Nigeria and Egypt? You might think that phishing emails from these “third world” countries would be unsophisticated and easy to detect. You’d be wrong. First North Korea. According to the Digital Journal, “Several U.S. businesses have been targeted by a campaign seemingly to originate from North Korea and using the

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 40

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 40

Cybersecurity is the biggest challenge that confronts all netizens today. No matter how strong and secured a network chain is attackers manage to exploit the loopholes, using it to their benefit and misguiding the users to extract personal details. Individuals and organizations deploy anti-phishing measures, but bad actors always look forward to outsmarting them. Here

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Hackers Find One More Way to Use Google to Scam You

Hackers Find One More Way to Use Google to Scam You

At this point, mentioning a new Google attack vector is almost not news anymore, given how many times the company’s services have been exploited. It’s to be expected though. Google makes most of its service available free of charge, which means not only do you have free access to it, so do hackers. And given

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Microsoft and Google Team up to Phish You

Microsoft and Google Team up to Phish You

When hackers go after you with phishing emails, you’ll never guess which brand they impersonate the most. Microsoft. “Given the ubiquity of Windows and Office, as well as other services including the Outlook.com webmail service and Xbox Live, Microsoft’s position at the top of the list should come as no surprise.” You’ll never guess which

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Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 39

Cybersecurity Updates For The Week 39

The recent updates from the world of cybersecurity touch many crucial areas and offer critical insights for individuals and businesses who are keen to improve their digital security. Hence, we compiled all major cybersecurity events and other developments which will enable them to take a step forward for establishing a robust cyber-security infrastructure.

Stop! Don’t Watch That Video

Stop! Don’t Watch That Video

If one of your Facebook friends sent you an email that said “Is this you?” with a link to a video, would you click on it to see if it’s you? If so, there’s a good chance you’re going to get phished, because you just fell for the newest Facebook phishing scam. According to the

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