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Phishing scam convinces US government to pay $23.5 million to cyber criminals
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Phishing scam convinces US government to pay $23.5 million to cyber criminals

The historic case has finally reached an end with the criminals facing huge fines and jail terms
3 May 2022
What is phishing?
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What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
29 Apr 2022
The state of brand protection 2021
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The state of brand protection 2021

A new front opens up in the war for brand safety
25 Apr 2022
The state of email security 2022
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The state of email security 2022

Confronting the new wave of cyber attacks
25 Apr 2022
Almost half of UK employees can't spot email scams
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Almost half of UK employees can't spot email scams

"Jargon" and confusing terminology cited as an issue, according to OpenText survey
25 Apr 2022
Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection
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Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection

Why you need an inside-the-perimeter strategy for internal threats
25 Apr 2022
Critical security flaw discovered in NFT marketplace Rarible
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Critical security flaw discovered in NFT marketplace Rarible

If exploited, the vulnerability could have led to the theft of NFTs and crypto tokens in a single transaction
14 Apr 2022
Hackers spotted using CAPTCHAs to dodge email security scanners
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Hackers spotted using CAPTCHAs to dodge email security scanners

The technique allows hackers to hide malicious links in HTML files
17 Mar 2022
Just 3% of employees cause 92% of malware events
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Just 3% of employees cause 92% of malware events

Staff putting their companies at risk from phishing, malware, and insecure browsing are often repeat offenders
9 Mar 2022
Google uncovers Russian phishing campaign targeting Ukrainian news provider
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Google uncovers Russian phishing campaign targeting Ukrainian news provider

The tech giant has also recorded repeated DDoS attempts against the Ukrainian government
8 Mar 2022
Cyber attacks against the BBC increase 35% in two years
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Cyber attacks against the BBC increase 35% in two years

The broadcaster said it fended off nearly 50 million cyber attacks in just four months across 2021 and 2022
1 Mar 2022
Cloudflare acquires Area 1 Security for $162 million
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Cloudflare acquires Area 1 Security for $162 million

The deal comes five months after the web infrastructure and website security company announced its foray into the email security market
24 Feb 2022
More than 80% of UK businesses paid ransomware demands in 2021
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More than 80% of UK businesses paid ransomware demands in 2021

The figure means UK organisations are twice as likely to pay a ransom demand compared to the global average
22 Feb 2022
Novel phishing method deceives users with ubiquitous IT support tool
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Novel phishing method deceives users with ubiquitous IT support tool

The man-in-the-middle attack can be used for a range of nefarious purposes, including credential theft and malicious code injection
21 Feb 2022
Microsoft releases analysis of Web3 'ice phishing' attack
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Microsoft releases analysis of Web3 'ice phishing' attack

New phishing method targets an immature technology stack on the next generation of the internet
17 Feb 2022
LinkedIn phishing attacks have surged 232% since start of February
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LinkedIn phishing attacks have surged 232% since start of February

Hackers are tricking users into clicking on fake LinkedIn alerts in an effort to steal login information
17 Feb 2022
Almost a quarter of all spam emails were sent from Russia in 2021
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Almost a quarter of all spam emails were sent from Russia in 2021

Last year's spam emails mostly centred around money and investment, Bond and Spider-Man movie premieres, and the pandemic
11 Feb 2022
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective methods for stealing passwords
9 Feb 2022
Microsoft disables VBA macros in Office by default following years of complaints
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Microsoft disables VBA macros in Office by default following years of complaints

The move has been widely welcomed by the security industry, though concerns remain over the ease of implementation
8 Feb 2022
Report: IT staff fail phishing tests more often than non-technical workers
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Report: IT staff fail phishing tests more often than non-technical workers

Results show DevOps workers consistently rank among the most likely to fail a cyber security exercise
27 Jan 2022
Microsoft warns of phishing campaign targeting OAuth tokens
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Microsoft warns of phishing campaign targeting OAuth tokens

The attack, which gives hackers persistent access to email accounts, has targeted hundreds of organizations
26 Jan 2022
DHL overtakes Microsoft as the most imitated brand in phishing attacks
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DHL overtakes Microsoft as the most imitated brand in phishing attacks

Check Point Research reveals that the logistics giant accounted for almost a quarter of global phishing attacks in 2021
18 Jan 2022
Five giveaways that show an email is a phishing attack
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Five giveaways that show an email is a phishing attack

One of the biggest problems in cyber security is the phishing email
13 Jan 2022