Over half of organizations were successfully phished in 2019

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Nearly 90 percent of global organizations were targeted with BEC and spear phishing attacks in 2019, reflecting cybercriminals’ continued focus on compromising individual end users, a Proofpoint survey reveals. Seventy-eight percent also reported that security awareness training activities resulted in measurable reductions in phishing susceptibility. The report examines global data from nearly 50 million simulated phishing attacks sent by … Read moreOver half of organizations were successfully phished in 2019

Cybersecurity awareness and IoT security

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October is recognized as CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) in the US and CyberSecurity Month (ECSM) in the EU.  These are collaborative efforts between governments and industries to raise awareness about various cybersecurity issues and to educate members of the public so that they can do more to keep themselves safe online. In the United States, there are several … Read moreCybersecurity awareness and IoT security

DUTCH-BANGLA BANK COMPROMISED BY THE NOTORIOUS SILENCE GANG

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Bangladesh Cyber Heist 2.0: Silence APT goes global Singapore, 03.07.2019 – Group-IB, an international company that specializes inpreventing cyber attacks, has established that Silence, a Russian-speakingcybercriminal group is likely to be behind the brazen attack on Dutch-BanglaBank’s ATMsresulting in the theft of $3 million, the amount reported by the localmedia. The actual amount of money … Read moreDUTCH-BANGLA BANK COMPROMISED BY THE NOTORIOUS SILENCE GANG

Backing Up May Be Easier, But There’s More to It Than You Think

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Yes, of course you need to back up your critical data files, and yes, the cloud has made that task easier. But the cloud and virtualization have also added a whole new aspect to backup and many people are forgetting about it. This may not be a valid assumption but, if you’re in business, then … Read moreBacking Up May Be Easier, But There’s More to It Than You Think