Europol: Ransomware remains top threat in IOCTA report

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:00:00 +0000

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, just released its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report. We highlight their key findings and remind readers how to better protect themselves.

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When corporate communications look like a phish

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:36:11 +0000

Before organizations engage in gnashing of teeth over the “ignorant user” and the cost of training, think about how much email users encounter and whether corporate communications look like phishes themselves.

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Leaks and breaches: a roundup

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 16:47:11 +0000

There’s been some huge leaks and breaches over the last few days, impacting everything from regular logins to important financial documents. What’s the fallout?

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This Week in Security News: Medical Malware and Monitor Hacks

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:00:42 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn how baby monitors may be susceptible to hacking. Also, learn about a medical flaw that enables hackers to hide malware. Read on: Is Your Baby Monitor…

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Hit the Easy Button for Your Organization’s Gmail Security

Credit to Author: Joyce Huang| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 12:00:20 +0000

Fifteen years ago, Gmail was launched by Google. The web-based service now has 1.5 billion users a month. In addition to being the extremely popular personal email service, Gmail is also a key component of G Suite for organizations. One of the many reasons of Gmail’s popularity is its security. Google makes use of multiple…

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A week in security (March 18 – 24)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:46:38 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from March 18–24, including Facebook’s privacy pivot, password reuse, new research on hospital phishing attacks, infected iPhone apps, and more.

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BEC Will Reach Two Levels Deeper

Credit to Author: William “Bill” Malik (CISA VP Infrastructure Strategies)| Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:00:18 +0000

  In our predictions report for 2019, “Mapping the Future: Dealing with Pervasive and Persistent Threats,” we foresaw an increase in the rate of BEC (business email compromise) attacks: “Business email compromise will go two levels down in the org chart.” From the report:     “Business email compromise (BEC) remains a very potent and…

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