C-level executives are 12 times more likely to be the target of social incidents and nine times more likely to be the target of social breaches. This is among the key findings of the latest Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report. Author John Grim shares insight.
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It seems that every security vendor is hyping Artificial Intelligence (AI), creating unrealistic expectations and causing some security pros to simply tune it all out. The reality is that AI is a powerful, indeed essential, component of security against today's advanced threats. The attacks simply are too numerous,...
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The financial services industry gets phished more than most. How well do banks and other institutions defend themselves? In some respects quite well, but no one should be complacent.
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Indian IT service firm Wipro on Tuesday said that it has detected abnormal activities on some of its employee accounts due to an advanced phishing campaign. An investigation is continuing, the company confirms.
Microsoft says intruders targeting its email services had access to email content for a single-digit percentage of the overall affected accounts, a more serious conclusion than first thought. But the company hasn't released many details, including the total number of accounts affected.
The healthcare sector was the No. 1 target for major data breaches last year, according to a new report. And the No. 1 cause of breaches in all sectors was phishing. What can be done to prevent these incidents?
Spear phishing is among the most dangerous cyberthreats - and the most difficult to detect. Not long ago, C-level executives were the sole target. Today, any person at any company is at risk of receiving targeted emails attempting to trick them into completing wire transfers, purchasing gift cards or fulfilling other...
Microsoft is using its legal muscle to push back against an advanced persistent threat group that is says is "widely associated with Iranian hackers." Following court approval, it is taking control of 99 website domains allegedly used by the attackers as part of an ongoing spear-phishing campaign.
A new generation of cybercriminal organizations that pair identity deception techniques with personalized, socially-engineered emails are the driving force behind rapidly-evolving, socially-engineered email threats that grow more dangerous by the day.
Businesses aren't alone in the crosshairs. Every minute of the...