This year’s biggest cyber threats

OpenText announced the Nastiest Malware of 2022, a ranking of the year’s biggest cyber threats. For the fifth year running, experts combed through the data, analysed different behaviours, and determined which malicious payloads are the nastiest. Emotet regained its place at the top, reminding the world that while affiliates may be taken down, the masterminds […]

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The various ways ransomware impacts your organization

Despite increased investment in tools to fight ransomware, 90% of organizations were affected by ransomware in some capacity over the past 12 months, according to SpyCloud’s 2022 Ransomware Defense Report. Allocation of security budgets Respondents ranked the risk of attack through third-party vendors as the main factor driving the allocation of security budgets, followed by […]

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Major Database Security Threats & How You Can Prevent Them

Organizations and businesses must use a range of measures, protocols, and tools to protect their databases from cybercriminals. If breached, malicious actors can gain access to sensitive information that they can use for financial gain. Security teams must adapt and constantly improve to protect against ever-evolving security threats, and maintain the integrity of a database. […]

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Risk management focus shifts from external to internal exposure

Coalfire released its fourth annual Securealities Penetration Risk Report which analyzes enterprise and cloud service providers (CSPs) internal and external attack vectors, application development and mobile app security, social engineering and phishing, and PCI- and FedRAMP-specific findings, with data segmented by industry and company size. The report reflects the results of more than 3,100 penetration […]

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What could be the cause of growing API security incidents?

Noname Security announced the findings from its API security report, “The API Security Disconnect – API Security Trends in 2022”, which revealed a rapidly growing number of API security incidents, concerning lack of API visibility, and a level of misplaced confidence in existing controls. 76% of respondents have suffered an API security incident in the […]

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Crypto giveaway scams continue to escalate

Group-IB has noted a fivefold increase in the number of domains used for crypto giveaway scams that involve fake YouTube streams in the first half of 2022. In addition to Vitalik Buterin, Elon Musk, and other crypto celebs, scammers started exploiting the name of Nayib Bukele, the president of Salvador. The evolution of crypto giveaway […]

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Top Phishing and Social Media Threats: Key Findings from the Quarterly Threat Trends & Intelligence Report

In today’s online landscape, it is crucial for organizations to stay on top of the threats that put their enterprises at risk. Agari and PhishLabs have put together their Quarterly Threat Trends & Intelligence Report detailing their analysis of phishing and social media attacks this quarter. The report presents statistics regarding the volume of attacks, […]

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