An in-depth look at the types of attacks that are involved in 32% of all data breaches. In our news-heavy world, there isn’t a lot that surprises us anymore. But there are a few questions we’re surprised to receive in our technologically advanced era. …Continue Reading
Another week, another roundup of cybersecurity news. The stories that caught my attention this week were the fallout of recent ransomware attacks, the impact of humans on cybersecurity, zero day flaws patched by Microsoft, and the use of deepfake audio…Continue Reading
Social engineering is by far the biggest factor in malicious hacking campaigns, but nearly all successful email-based cyberattacks require the target to open files, click on links, or carry out some other action.
But, municipalities can fight back. To…Continue Reading
Last week, WordPress released version 5.2.3 which was a security and maintenance update, and as such, contained many security fixes. Part of our day to day work is to analyse these security releases, discover what security issue it is fixing and come u…Continue Reading
This type of phishing is pretty basic — yet surprisingly effective. We’ve previously written about how 58% of all phishing websites are served via HTTPS. The trick to this type of phishing method is that the criminal sends an email with only a legitima…Continue Reading
Few things are as stressful as a ransomware attack on your company. Your files are encrypted, your users are panicked, you don’t know how far the infection spreads, and you don’t know what the attack has brought with it. Your job is to get the business…Continue Reading
Worldwide concern is increasing over the adverse effects that deepfakes could have on society, and for good reason. Recently, the employee of an energy company based in the UK was tricked into thinking he was talking on the phone with his boss, the CEO…Continue Reading
Garmin South Africa (Garmin SA) was the victim of a data breach that compromised the personal information of its shopping portal’s customers. The impact of the breach is limited to the organization’s South African site, and affected users were notified…Continue Reading
This Week in Security News: IoT Devices Are a Target in Cybercriminal Underground.
Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn ho…Continue Reading
Patch Tuesday Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP today delivered a load of security updates for this month’s Patch Tuesday. 80 bugs squashed in Redmond. It will be a busy day for admins and users of Windows PCs and servers, as Microsoft has released updates for…Continue Reading