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Financial sector tops list for cyber attacks – report
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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Netwrix report identifies financial industry as prime cybercriminal target with 77% recording attacks in past year.
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Egress experts predict wave of AI weaponisation in cyber threats for 2024
Wed, 27th Dec 2023
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Egress forecasts AI-powered cyber threats to soar in 2024, with cybercriminals exploiting artificial intelligence.
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EasyDMARC reveals alarming rise in suspicious email activity
Fri, 22nd Dec 2023
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EasyDMARC reports a concerning 75% increase in suspicious emails flagged by authentication systems between 2021 and 2023.
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Kaspersky uncovers FakeSG, Akira and AMOS as latest cyber threats
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Kaspersky reveals FakeSG, Akira, and AMOS as latest cross-platform cyber threats, highlighting the need for constant vigilance.
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Top tips for staying safe online this festive season
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Protect your Christmas tech presents: Keeper Security advises on safe gift operation to ward off cybercriminals.
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'Data Never Sleeps': Domo's annual report reveals escalating online activity
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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Domo's 11th 'Data Never Sleeps' report reveals skyrocketing dynamics of online interaction, driven by innovation in entertainment and commerce.
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2024 to witness renewed focus on cyber resilience
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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2024 to witness a renewed focus on cyber resilience, a growing talent gap, resurgence in AI-enhanced cyberattacks, and strategic focus on cybersecurity.
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AI advancements being exploited for email cyberattacks
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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Cybercriminals are capitalising on the advancements in generative AI technology to conduct sophisticated email cyberattacks, says CISO of Abnormal Security.
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Holiday shopping season sees seven-fold rise in retail fraud
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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Retail fraud surged almost seven-fold during the festive shopping period, alerting to growing cyber risks, says a study.
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Aussies risk cybersecurity threats during summer holidays
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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Fraudulent agents and fake hotel websites pose heightened cyber threats for Australians during summer holiday planning, Norton survey reveals.
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Retail fraud surges 700% during 2023 holiday season, Cequence reveals
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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Cybercriminals' new strategy resulted in a 700% hike in retail fraud during the 2023 holiday season, warns Cequence.
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Alarming cybersecurity gaps found in Australia's top hospitals
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Over a third of Australia's top-rated hospitals lack necessary protections against email fraud and spoofing, reveals a cyber security study.
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New phishing method exploiting the Genial.ly platform
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Check Point Harmony Email researchers expose a new phishing tactic dubbed 'Business Compromise 3.0' exploiting Genial.ly platform.
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Lenovo & Microsoft collaborate to enhance cybersecurity with CRaaS solution
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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Lenovo and Microsoft announce joint Cyber Resiliency-as-a-Service (CRaaS) solution to bolster cybersecurity. .
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APAC retail sector hardest hit by cyberattacks due to insufficient funding
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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APAC retail industry shows highest rate of cyberattacks in past 2 years due to poor cybersecurity investment.
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AI to customise cyber threats, predicts cybersecurity firm Gen
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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Gen predicts AI will customise and escalate cyber threats by 2024, making cybersecurity a daily life necessity.
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Group-IB uncovers new Linux RAT targeting Thai company networks
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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Group-IB reveals 'Krasue', a fresh Linux Remote Access Trojan (RAT), targeting solely Thailand-based companies.
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Rising ransomware attacks exploit remote access software, warns WatchGuard report
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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Endpoint ransomware attacks see an 89% rise, whilst cybercriminals increase exploitation of remote access software, according to WatchGuard.
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New Forescout report uncovers 21 new tech vulnerabilities
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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SIERRA: 21 Living on the Edge analysis unearths 21 new tech vulnerabilities, triggering concern for critical global infrastructure.
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Military cyber security market to reach $7.2 billion by 2029
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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Surge predicted in military cyber security market, poised to reach a significant $7.2bn by 2029, according to figures from Adroit Market Research.
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WatchGuard predicts cybersecurity threats and trends for 2024
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Cybersecurity leader WatchGuard predicts a rise in AI-driven cyber threats, VR/MR headset attacks and harmful QR codes in 2024.
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Cybercriminals wary of AI usage in operations – Sophos
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Cybersecurity firm Sophos uncovers that despite recognising AI's potential, cybercriminals remain cautious about its integration in operations.
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Enzoic predicts cybersecurity trends & threats for 2024
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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Enzoic CTO, Mike Wilson, forecasts key 2024 cybersecurity trends, underscoring API attacks and automation needs.
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Surge in counterfeit app risk as cybercrime exploits rising digital consumption
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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Cybercrime surge sees a 32% rise in counterfeit applications on app stores in 2023, posing a serious threat to user safety.