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Insights from APWG’s 4th Quarter 2016

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is the worldwide coalition unifying the global response to cyber-crime across industry, government and law-enforcement sectors. The information in this article is a description of what is trending, according to APWG recently published Phishing Activity Trends Report for 4th Quarter 2016.

date:  April 05, 2017

Learn How to Avoid IoT Threats!

Every aspect of our lives is becoming 'Internet-ready" and last week, we detailed some of the devices hackers have been able to use the Internet of Things (IoT) to steal our information or spy on us.

date:  March 29, 2017

Latest IoT Cyber-Threats Trends

The Internet of Things (IoT) is now a sign of the times. We have digitally connected devices all around us – at work, in our cars and homes, and even on our bodies. With the arrival of IPv6 and the wide use of Wi-Fi networks, IoT is expanding at a rapid rate. Researchers estimate that by 2020, the number of active wireless connected devices will be in...

date:  March 22, 2017

Cyber-Criminality, Scams and Fraud: What to Expect in 2017

We said goodbye to 2016 and its head-scratching cyber-security issues, but the million-dollar question is: what will businesses and private users face now in 2017? Let’s review cyber-challenges this new year might hold in store:

date:  February 08, 2017

2016’s Important Lessons in Cyber-Security

The year 2016 will not only be remembered for Trump’s surprise victory in the US election, or for Brexit, or for saying goodbye to so many public figures like David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Prince, Muhammed Ali and Carrie Fisher, just to name a few. Last year was also one of the most challenging for cyber-security. Hackers were busier than ever stealing...

date:  January 25, 2017

Insights from APWG’s 3rd Quarter 2016

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is the worldwide coalition unifying the global response to cyber-crime across industry, government and law-enforcement sectors. The information in this article is a description of what is trending, according to APWG recently published Phishing Activity Trends Report for 3rd Quarter 2016.

date:  January 04, 2017

Healthcare and Cyber-Criminality: The Challenge – Part 2

Last week we detailed how healthcare organisations were targeted by cyber-criminals. This week, we discuss how they can set up efficient IT security.

date:  November 09, 2016

Healthcare and Cyber-Criminality: The Challenge – Part 1

No one can argue that healthcare security is now needed more than ever. In 2015, the healthcare sector was targeted by cyber-criminals more than any other industry, despite not even making the top 5 the previous year. According to a report published by IBM, in the first half of 2015, almost 100,000,000 healthcare records were compromised.

date:  November 02, 2016

Insights from APWG’s 2nd Quarter 2016

The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is the worldwide coalition unifying the global response to cyber-crime across industry, government and law-enforcement sectors. The information in this article is a description of what is trending, according to APWG recently published Phishing Activity Trends Report for 2nd Quarter 2016.

date:  October 26, 2016

Macro Attacks on the Rise Again: a Successful Come Back

The late 1990's was a time where bleached hair tips, Tamagotchi, the Spice Girls and platform shoes were all the rage. In the cyber-world, the most popular way to hack into computers, was using vulnerable Microsoft Office macros.

date:  July 21, 2016
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