Phishing attacks on the rise

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It’s no surprise that phishing attacks remain among the most effective. By some estimates, phishing (specifically highly-targeted spear-phishing attacks) are how 91% of digital attacks are initiated. Even business and security leaders — those who clearly should know better — admit to being fooled. In our post, The high risk of data loss associated with employees, […]

Survey: There’s a divide between cyber security concerns and cyber security actions

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When it comes to cyber security, U.S. businesses and citizens alike have plenty of concerns, but they may not know how to mitigate them. That observation is based on the third annual Cyber Report from property and casualty insurer Chubb (pdf), which found that eight in 10 Americans continue to be concerned about a cyber […]

A human firewall could be the best defense against phishing attacks

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Phishing is an international menace for enterprises, and one fundamental line of defense could be the very target of attacks – your people and the information they control. With the proper education and awareness, your employees can be a “human firewall” of sorts, serving as the first line of defense against phishing scams. By many […]

Attention Apple users: New attack steals banking creds

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A recently discovered malware targeting MacOS, named OSX/DOK, is now targeting unsuspecting Apple Mac users and attempting to steal their banking access credentials. The malware, initially discovered by researchers at Check Point Software Technologies, reportedly affects all versions of OSX, had a valid developer certificate, and targeted users via a widespread phishing attack. According to […]