Facebook iconTwitter icon
B2B-Network:
Practical Advice
Identification and Prevention of Phishing
Thumb phishing

Phishing is a modern-day online fraud that involves sending of suspicious messages, mostly using emails, to unsuspecting people requesting for sensitive information. The information usually requested are usernames, passwords for financial or other personal details. The common narrative used is detail verification with threats of terminating the service if the data requested is not provided. 

 

Common Signs for Phishing Attempts 


  1. Spelling and Grammar used in an email are the first signs of phishing. In case the meaning or structure of a sentence is incoherent, do not open any...

» Read more
Study
SonicWall Rings the Alarm with Nerve-Wracking Cyber Threat Statistics
Thumb mehr ransomware

SonicWall recently announced record statistics for ransomware attacks, malware volume, chip-based attacks, and encrypted threats in their 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. According to the CEO at The Chertoff Group, Chad Sweet, real-time cyber threat intelligence has become more dangerous than ever with cybercriminals unearthing new attack vectors such as chip-based and encrypted attacks. For organisations to stay safe in the cyberspace, they must utilise all tools in their security war chest. 

 

Malware Volume Continue to Rise From 2017’s Record Highs 

The...

» Read more
Analysis
Hidden and Unhidden Costs of Ransomware Attacks
Thumb ransomwarekosten

Ransom is only a small part of the cost that you are likely to incur when hackers attack your enterprise’s computer systems through ransomware. Although some of these costs go unnoticed, customer service interruptions lower businesses’ profitability heavily. But that is not all – read which costs a ransomware attack can mean for your company.

 

Direct Costs 

Most attackers target the enterprise’s data, therefore, leading to data destruction. Consequently, victims may choose to pay the ransom to relieve their captured data. You might even be...

» Read more
Analysis
The Biggest Cyber Security Threats United: Botnets and Ransomware
Thumb botnet ransomware

When it comes to the cyber threats, botnets and ransomware are currently dominating according to a Microsoft security study. The researchers collected the report by analysing data from Bing, Windows, Azure and Office 365. It seems to be essential for enterprises to be aware of such threats and come up with safety mechanisms to protect their date from attackers. 

 

How Hackers Are Evading Detection Lately 

Security experts are having a hard time detecting and fighting Locky ransomware that goes hand in hand with the Necurs botnet that has been spreading through...

» Read more
Loader