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2020 email security strategy guide
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Whitepaper

2020 email security strategy guide

A people-centric approach to stopping malware, phishing, and email fraud
25 Aug 2020
Cyber security training firm SANS Institute suffers data breach
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Cyber security training firm SANS Institute suffers data breach

US-based firm said 28,000 records were lost after one of its employees fell for 'consent phishing'
13 Aug 2020
NHS flooded with 40,000 spam emails during coronavirus crisis
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NHS flooded with 40,000 spam emails during coronavirus crisis

The volume of malicious emails reported was highest during the peak of the virus in March
12 Aug 2020
Slack adds verification feature to combat phishing scams
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Slack adds verification feature to combat phishing scams

Security updates for Slack Connect will help to legitimise contacts and ward off would-be scammers
12 Aug 2020
UN report points to a 350% rise in phishing websites at start of 2020
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UN report points to a 350% rise in phishing websites at start of 2020

Criminals are exploiting the disruption and economic hardships caused by COVID-19, according to counterterrorism chief
7 Aug 2020
Russia hacked Liam Fox's personal email to steal trade documents
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Russia hacked Liam Fox's personal email to steal trade documents

Hackers accessed his account several times between July and October 2019 by gaining access using a spear-phishing attack
4 Aug 2020
What are you giving away on social media?
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What are you giving away on social media?

How one overconfident CEO and an eagre PA taught an entire business an important lesson in information security
28 Jul 2020
Election officials are vulnerable to phishing attacks, report warns
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Election officials are vulnerable to phishing attacks, report warns

Less than 20% of election administrators have implemented advanced anti-phishing cyber security controls
27 Jul 2020
IT Pro Panel: Return to sender
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IT Pro Panel: Return to sender

Why is it so difficult to get email security right?
27 Jul 2020
Hundreds of thousands of Instacart customers impacted by data breach
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Hundreds of thousands of Instacart customers impacted by data breach

Instacart denies the breach, but credit card data, addresses and transaction information are being sold on the dark web
23 Jul 2020
Hackers target DNA profiles on major genealogy databases
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Hackers target DNA profiles on major genealogy databases

GEDmatch breach results in phishing campaign targeting MyHeritage users
23 Jul 2020
Sports industry urged to reform cyber security after £1m Premier League phishing scam
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Sports industry urged to reform cyber security after £1m Premier League phishing scam

NCSC report argues greater awareness is needed as industry attacks surge
23 Jul 2020
Phishing and fraud report
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Phishing and fraud report

Simple yet effective attacks you can’t afford to ignore
17 Jul 2020
Microsoft seizes domains used in COVID-19 phishing attacks
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Microsoft seizes domains used in COVID-19 phishing attacks

The tech giant's bid to take down websites used in business email compromise attacks was accepted by US court
8 Jul 2020
Area 1 Security raises $25 million in growth funding
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Area 1 Security raises $25 million in growth funding

Company provides AI-driven protection against phishing
30 Jun 2020
Phishing attacks target unsuspecting Wells Fargo customers
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Phishing attacks target unsuspecting Wells Fargo customers

Over 15,000 Wells Fargo customers targeted in .ics phishing campaign
24 Jun 2020
INKY announces $20M Series B funding round
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INKY announces $20M Series B funding round

Insight Partners brings total investment in the startup to $31.6M
4 Jun 2020
ZLoader malware returns as a coronavirus phishing scam
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ZLoader malware returns as a coronavirus phishing scam

Hackers have used ZLoader in 100 email campaigns in 2020
27 May 2020
GitLab phished its employees and 20% handed over credentials
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GitLab phished its employees and 20% handed over credentials

The exercise was designed to test the susceptibility of GitLab's remote workforce
26 May 2020
Hackers are spoofing Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet
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Hackers are spoofing Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet

Check Point Research warns users about a rise in coronavirus-related phishing attacks
12 May 2020
Creator of notorious 'Love Bug' virus comes clean after 20 years
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Creator of notorious 'Love Bug' virus comes clean after 20 years

The "ILOVEYOU" virus caused global disruption in the year 2000
4 May 2020
WHO doubles its security team as phishing attacks ramp up
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WHO doubles its security team as phishing attacks ramp up

Hackers are targeting top officials after employee emails circulated online
22 Apr 2020
German government loses 'tens of millions' in COVID-19 phishing attack
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German government loses 'tens of millions' in COVID-19 phishing attack

Hackers impersonated NRW's website for distributing emergency coronavirus funding
20 Apr 2020
Google warns of spike in coronavirus phishing emails
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Google warns of spike in coronavirus phishing emails

About £2 million is said to have been lost to coronavirus-related fraud in the UK alone
17 Apr 2020