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11 September 2021
Malicious software—or malware—has become an unpleasant part of our digitally-driven lives. It’s a cyber threat we’d happily live without. But it’s not going away in a hurry, so you need to know how to deal with it.
61% of organizations experienced a ransomware attack that led to at least a partial disruption of business operations in 2021.
This tells us that malware attacks are on the rise, and that they can easily spread across networks and wreak havoc for businesses. Ransomware, a particularly malicious form of malware, is also on the rise. Hackers often prefer using ransomware as opposed to more traditional viruses because of the large potential payoff. Statistics show that ransomware payments now exceed $1 billion per year. Making them significantly more lucrative for criminals than classic malware operations—and more devastating for businesses too. read more...
25 May 2021
As we head deeper into 2021, the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks are keeping cybersecurity teams on their tiptoes. The recent Sunburst hack, the cyberattack against U.S. government agencies, seems to have taken the spotlight because of its high-profile targets and the sensitive nature of the data compromised. Determining the true impact of the attack and its future implications could take years.
Cyberattacks are becoming the weapon of choice for nation-states, businesses need to amplify their cybersecurity efforts to avoid getting caught in the crossfire.
Here are the top 10 cybersecurity trends that all security stakeholders must keep in mind to stay ahead of the ever-changing threat landscape: read more...
15 February 2021
Online scams are more common than you might think. Just because you are aware of the potential threats and have taken the necessary measures, it does not mean that other people have done the same.
No, there are plenty of individuals who end up making poor decisions and suffer for it by having their personal data exposed. More people should pay attention to their activities online. Hopefully, the tips mentioned below should help prevent scams online. read more...
11 October 2020
It’s surprising but hackers attack 2,244 times a day. Financial losses related to cybercrime are projected to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021. These impressive figures imply that business owners realize the damage their organizations might face due to cyberattacks. Alas, more than 77% of companies do not have a cybersecurity incident response plan and their IT teams have no clue how to respond to their websites’ attacks.
We’ll list the greatest threats to watch out for to keep your business protected read more...