VPN protocols explained and compared

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 11:11:15 +0000

A VPN protocol makes a VPN tick, affecting important factors like speed and security. Here we compare the most widely used protocols.

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Forrester names Microsoft a Leader in the 2021 Enterprise Email Security Wave

Credit to Author: Lauren Goodwin| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 16:00:26 +0000

Today, organizations face an evolving threat landscape and an exponentially increasing attack surface. Email represents the primary attack vector for cybercrime, and security teams are in search of efficient and cost-effective means to minimize the risk of these threats and the impact they have on organizational productivity and innovation. We are proud to announce today…

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Business email compromise campaign targets wide range of orgs with gift card scam

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 16:00:15 +0000

Read our investigation of a BEC campaign that used attacker-created email infrastructure to facilitate gift card theft targeting the consumer goods, process manufacturing and agriculture, real estate, discrete manufacturing, and professional services sectors.

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Business email compromise: How Microsoft is combating this costly threat

Credit to Author: Lauren Goodwin| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 16:00:07 +0000

Business email compromise is the costliest phishing attack threat to organizations. In this post, we explore how it works and strategies to fight it.

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MTR in Real Time: Pirates pave way for Ryuk ransomware

Credit to Author: Tilly Travers| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 13:00:21 +0000

Sophos’ Rapid Response team was recently brought in to contain and neutralize an attack involving Ryuk ransomware. The target was a European biomolecular research institute involved in COVID-19 related research as well as other activities related to the life sciences. The institute has close partnerships with local universities and works with students on various programs. [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/6pSQ_YkCBSQ” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Facebook bans Signal ads that reveal the depth of what it knows about you

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 14:07:03 +0000

Private messaging app Signal got itself banned from advertizing on Instagram. Why? Because its ads showed users what Facebook knows about them.

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