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Magecart web skimming threat targets food and retail
New Magecart web skimming campaign targets food and retail websites, using advanced concealment techniques to hide malicious code.
DDoS attacks up 31%, driven by unstable global events
DDoS attacks surged 31% in 1H2023, driven by global events including the Russia-Ukraine war and NATO bids, according to NETSCOUT.
Ransomware acting within 24 hours of access now: Secureworks report
Ransomware attacks are happening faster than ever, with threat actors achieving complete system compromise in less than 24 hours, according to Secureworks. .
Gen Z dismissive of online security: Findings from the annual 'Oh Behave Report'
New report reveals alarming trends in Gen Z's attitudes towards online security, as well as increased cybersecurity concerns and adoption of measures.
1.1 million SMEs risk collapse in current UK economy: CyberSmart
According to the survey, 15% of senior SME leaders are willing to commit accounting/tax fraud or evasion to ensure survival.
KnowBe4 starts ransomware awareness month with resource kit
KnowBe4 launches a no-cost resource kit to help organisations defend against the damaging impact of ransomware.
Cyber criminals persisting in efforts to infiltrate SMBs - report
Kaspersky's new report reveals increasing peril faced by small and medium-sized businesses in the cyber threat landscape.
Ransomware remains biggest risk factor as cyber crims exploit outages
ReliaQuest's Annual Cyber Threat Report reveals top targeted sectors, most common attack techniques, and the ongoing ransomware threat.
Cybercriminals exploiting AI, persistence in ransomware
A new report has unveiled troubling trends, including cybercriminals exploiting AI, persistence in ransomware attacks, and significant surge of data stealers.
Standing up to the ransomware issue with Artificial Intelligence
Cloud-native applications and solutions are on the rise, with ransomware simultaneously skyrocketing - and this is no coincidence.
Cyber Signals report reveals spike in cybercriminal activity
Microsoft has released its fourth edition of Cyber Signals, highlighting a surge in cybercriminal activity around business email compromise (BEC).
The APJ Threat Landscape -Why Employees Might Be Your Best Defence
As the region's largest and most digitally mature market, Australia seeing common threats in greater numbers is by no means surprising.
The high cost of the cybersecurity skills gap: Why we need to act now
There is a worldwide cybersecurity professional shortage. But what does this mean for cybercriminals? More easy money to make.
Cohesity partners OwnBackup to offer Saas data protection
Data protection and management providers OwnBackup and Cohesity partner to streamline data backup and aid business continuity in the ransomware era.
Jumpsec reports a 17% increase in ransomware across the UK
The reported ransomware incidents increased by 17% in the UK last year, with LockBit dominating the ransomware attack landscape, in the UK and worldwide.
Taking a Multi-Faceted Approach to Ransomware Protection
Ransomware is not a new phenomenon, but the scale of attacks has accelerated both in sophistication and frequency.
Archive file formats discovered as most common way to deliver malware
ZIP and RAR files have overtaken Office files as the most common carriers for malware, according to HP's latest report.
Enterprises yet to fully commit to cybersecurity - CompTIA
Fortifying cybersecurity defences is an ongoing challenge for many organizations, according to new research from CompTIA.
Kaspersky uncovers new malicious malware NullMixer
Kaspersky researchers have uncovered a new malware stealing users credentials, address, credit card data, cryptocurrencies, and accounts.
Avast reveals zero-day exploits targeting Chrome and Microsoft
Avast, released its Q2/2022 Threat Report today, revealing a significant increase in global ransomware attacks, up 24% from Q1/2022.
The ups and downs and runarounds of catching cybercriminals in NZ
We're becoming more and more aware of cybercrimes but how many criminals actually get caught? The New Zealand police explain why the answer is complicated.
Fake donation pages promising help to Ukraine appear on Darknet
Fraudulent donation pages promising aid to the Ukraine are appearing on the Darknet, according to Check Point Software.
The growing importance of establishing effective API security
Cybercriminals have tended to focus on acquiring user credentials to maximise their ability to traverse targeted IT infrastructures.
Fortify IT: How to fix Exchange server issues that just won’t die
The world learned about the Hafnium attacks on Microsoft Exchange servers last year. Since then, even more vulnerabilities have been discovered,.