Imagine returning to the office after the Christmas and New Year holidays and finding your systems locked by notorious ransomware. Many organizations across the globe have endured a similar fate, and here are the updates of those attacks to help you plan your phishing prevention strategies.
The new year means a fresh start for adversaries and us, and they have begun working on new targets. Following are this week’s top phishing news headlines to help you stay ahead of scammers and plan your anti-phishing protection measures.
Anti-phishing measures do not ensure 100% protection against ransomware and other social engineering attacks, but they do create additional protective shields and notification systems which gives the incident response teams enough time to detect and tackle the attack vector. Here are the major ransomware attack news headlines this week to help you protect your organization
Ensuring phishing attack prevention is challenging when some form of cyberattack happens every minute. The global cybersecurity landscape is changing with more people becoming aware of cyber threats and doing their bit to ensure protection. But with every positive phishing protection measure that emerges, there is a similar (if not greater) growth in cyberattack vectors.
The Christmas holidays are one of the longest periods of the year when the majority of the employees are on leave. This is usually a peak time for cyberattacks wherein threat actors remain active from the onset of December. As we step into yet another holiday season, more and more ransomware attacks are getting reported.
There is no end to cyberattacks as the world continues to shift towards an online environment. The best preventive measure against online threat actors is to keep yourself updated on how they plan their attacks and target their next victims. Here are this week’s top phishing, ransomware, and data breach headlines. BSI Warns Citizens
Threat actors just need one opportunity to infiltrate your device and accounts online and get access to all your PII (Personally Identifiable Information). And phishing is one of the primary ways they use to set their malicious plans in motion, such as for data breaches, identity thefts, etc. This is why it is crucial to
Data is one of the most valuable information assets in the world today, and therefore data breaches are such a big deal. This week, the cyber news headlines highlight the significant instances of millions of people losing their data and funds to malicious cyber adversaries. Implementation of robust phishing protection measures is the need of
This week’s news headlines highlight why phishing prevention should be a part of every organization’s cyber risk management strategy. Here are the major phishing and data breach headlines from this past week. Data Breach Hits Costco Costco customers are receiving breach notifications warning them of unauthorized payments. The security incident was brought to light
Every week we see the adversaries successfully stealing information through various social engineering tactics. This cycle of malicious actors accessing one’s personal and organizational networks needs to be stopped. The first step towards that is keeping yourself up-to-date with how these threat actors operate. Here are the phishing news headlines of this week. Data
Ransomware gangs continue to target organizations worldwide, leaking users’ personal information only, which could be used to launch further phishing attacks, identity thefts, and other cyber attacks. Here is this week’s phishing news to help you learn how threat actors operate and the importance of adopting anti-phishing measures. Data Breach Hits Electronic Warfare Associates
Social engineering has become one of the most common means of launching cyberattacks today, and there can never be infallible protection against these attacks. However, being abreast of the latest attack vectors in various sectors can help you keep ahead of threat actors and ensure phishing protection for your organization. Here are the top headlines
Threat actors continue to target organizations worldwide to get their hands on sensitive organizational data, using which they can extort some money or use it for other nefarious purposes. Here are this week’s headlines that continue to highlight the importance of adopting phishing prevention measures, especially for SMBs. Cyberattack Hits MCH Group Apart from
One cannot have their guards down in today’s cyber world, where cyber adversaries are on the rise and improving their methods and methodologies of launching cyber attacks by the day. However, a pertinent goal can be to ensure maximum security and efficient risk management for yourself and the business you run or work for if
Here are the latest updates on the major hacks and attacks this week that will keep you abreast of the recent threat factors and help plan your phishing prevention strategies. Conti Ransomware Gang Attacks Sandhills Global US-based information processing firm Sandhills Global recently underwent a ransomware attack that disrupted its business operations and brought
Ransomware attacks have increased ominously over the last couple of years, and you would be surprised to know how innovative cyber adversaries have become in their modus operandi. Ensuring phishing protection becomes problematic when the attackers don’t stick to one strategy or name, and that is where the role of keeping abreast of the latest
Threat actors continue to launch phishing campaigns and ransomware attacks to lure netizens into giving away PII (Personally Identifiable Information) and other critical information. The best prevention against such threats is keeping oneself abreast of the latest methods that they adopt to launch cyber attacks. To that end, here are the major phishing and data
Phishing is a recurrent problem in the cyber world, and if you are connected to the internet, then chances are you have witnessed or undergone some form of a phishing attack; whether you fell for it or thwarted it is another story. Here are the phishing headlines in the spotlight this week to help you
Threat actors continue with their nefarious activities to target organizations around the world. The following news headlines highlight the major phishing attacks in the past week and the mitigation measures adopted by concerned authorities. AVOS Locker Ransomware Attacks Pacific City Bank The Pacific City Bank is a leading American bank providing commercial banking services
Phishing attack prevention is a global struggle, and cyber security experts strive to reduce the attack ratio every day. However, some adversaries continue to seem to be a step ahead. Here are phishing headlines of this week that lay down the importance of adopting adequate anti-phishing measures. Dallas Independent School District Announces Data Breach