Barracuda is out with its latest Spear Phishing Update, and among the key findings: a rise in email account takeover and lateral phishing. Why are enterprise defenses failing to detect these strikes? What new solutions will improve defenses? Barracuda's Michael Flouton shares insights.
Federal government agencies experienced 12 percent fewer cyber incidents in 2018, when there were no "major" data breaches, according to a new White House report. But the report notes there's still plenty of risk mitigation work to be done.
The scary fact is that human error is a contributing factor in more than 90% of breaches. With so many technical controls in place hackers are still getting through to your end users, making them your last line of defense. How are they so easily manipulated into giving the bad guys what they want? Well, hackers are...
Déjà vu basic cybersecurity challenge all over again: With the U.S. government warning that geopolitical tensions could trigger wiper-attack reprisals, security experts review the basic anti-wiper - and anti-ransomware - defenses organizations should already have in place.
Read the Q1 2019 Quarterly Threat Report to learn what targeted businesses in January, February and March 2019 and to find out what strategies you can implement to protect your organization.
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8% of externally-facing IT assets are susceptible of being exploited by a high or critical...
One of the most-heard complaints from security experts is that often they find their work repetitive ("The CFO's laptop has been compromised... again!"), which results in the desire of trying something "new", meaning "leave for another company." Another common complaint is that the work is very compartmentalized, and...
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report assesses the legacy of WannaCry ransomware two years on. Also featured: the evolving role of healthcare CISOs; threat mitigation recommendations based on the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.
Criminal gangs have been hitting e-commerce sites hard lately by injecting their malicious code to "skim" customers' payment card details. In a recent twist, Malwarebytes spotted a malicious iFrame that steps in front of the normal payment process to intercept card details.
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.