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By Ian Thomas
on June 14, 2022
What is Business Email Compromise? Business email compromise (BEC) is a type of targeted phishing (spear phishing) in which a threat actor either accesses or mimics a genuine business email account ...
By Ian Thomas
on June 14, 2022
EMOTET malware is a banking trojan that was initially spotted in 2014, disappeared for a while, and then reappeared in 2018. EMOTET is typically spread through phishing emails with malicious ...
By Ian Thomas
on April 29, 2022
Higher education institutions are prime targets for ransomware attacks. Universities and colleges handle large amounts of sensitive personal data, facilitate a campus-wide intranet, and manage ...
By Ian Thomas
on April 01, 2022
The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine poses cyber threats that extend beyond Ukraine’s borders across the entire EMEA region. Cyber attacks are a significant part of Russia’s military ...
By Ian Thomas
on February 02, 2022
International law enforcement collaboration led to the disbandment of several high-profile ransomware gangs in the last 12 months. As ransomware attacks gained more media coverage and wreaked more ...
By Ian Thomas
on January 27, 2022
Ransomware attacks continue to be a problem for companies around the world. As these attacks surge, many high-profile incidents have made headlines across Africa. This article highlights some of the ...
By Ian Thomas
on January 25, 2022
FIN7 is a unique group in the shady world of cybercrime. Infamous for sophisticated stolen credit and debit card hacks involving phishing emails and other social engineering methods, the gang’s ...
By Ian Thomas
on January 18, 2022
Netwalker is a notorious name on the ransomware scene with a prolific record of successful attacks. An estimated $25 million in ransom extortions between March and September 2020 established the gang ...
By Ian Thomas
on January 04, 2022
2021 was a big year for cybersecurity — and not in a good way.
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