A hacking group with apparent ties to Russia or Belarus has been using "simple yet effective attack techniques and tools" to gain access to multiple governments' email systems as part of apparent cyberespionage operations in support of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, researchers warn.
When you think of using biometric technology as part of your multi-factor authentication process, you assume these attributes are safe. Cybercriminals can’t hack your fingerprints, can they? The answer may surprise you!
Biometric attributes aren’t as safe as they once were. Cybercriminals are always coming up...
Cybercriminals have been launching attacks against our people, networks, and services for decades with varying success. So, the need to realign our defences to meet the demands of evolving threats is nothing new.
CISOs have faced a broad and varied set of challenges in recent years. Remote environments, increasingly sophisticated threats and expanding supply chains are just some of the many concerns keeping them up at night.
Threat actors are exploiting the ongoing economic downturn by using job-themed phishing and malware campaigns to target job seekers and employers to steal sensitive information and hack company recruiters. Researchers advise companies to be wary of attachments and URLs.
With signs pointing to a global economic downturn, cybersecurity organizations are already thinking about managing budgets and doing more than less. Four CISOs share a wide range of belt-tightening tips, from putting the squeeze on your vendors and suppliers to training and hiring from within.
As the pandemic abruptly shifted the work landscape, cyber attackers quickly evolved their tactics, which include ransomware, business email compromise, and account takeover attacks. And phishing attacks are persistent. But guess what. So are we.
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Business email compromise (BEC), also known as email fraud, is one of cybersecurity’s costliest and least understood threats. As BEC schemes have evolved, industry nomenclature has outlived its usefulness. Without a framework to describe and break down BEC attacks—let alone conceptualize them—researching and...
Crypto exchange firm Coinbase has confirmed that an SMS phishing campaign aimed at stealing employee credentials resulted in a minor data breach. The company estimates the latest campaign is part of the phishing campaign that successfully compromised Twilio and Cloudflare last year.
The latest IBM Cost of a Data Breach report highlighted that 19% of total data breaches are due to compromised and stolen credentials, resulting in $4.5 million in losses, and 40% of ransomware attacks start through email. So how do you protect this vital communications channel?
Security leaders have many options...
Russian military intelligence agency hackers walloped Ukraine with waves of data wipers and phishing attacks, but the torrent of destructive cyberattacks doesn't appear to have been as effective as previous Russian cyberattacks, report researchers from the Google Threat Analysis Group and Mandiant.
In today's rapidly evolving threat landscape, cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated, with spear phishing attacks now the most common way for cybercriminals to enter an organization. With the advent of new technologies like ChatGPT and Deepfakes, the situation is only getting worse. ChatGPT is being used to...
57% of consumers would stop spending money with their favourite brand if they fell victim to a phishing
attack while 70% agrees it is the brand’s responsibility to protect itself from email impersonation and from fake versions of its website respectively.
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Check fraud, first-party fraud and AI-related fraud will increase on a massive scale in 2023, thanks in large part to growing insider threats and the global economic slowdown. Frank McKenna, chief fraud strategist at Point Predictive, explains how banks can prepare to tackle these types of scams.
Expect the recently leaked database containing over 200 million Twitter records to be an ongoing resource for hackers, fraudsters and other criminals operating online, experts warn. Though 98% of the email addresses have appeared in prior breaches, bad actors can merge databases and do more damage.