Social Engineering stories
Cybercriminals wary of AI usage in operations – Sophos
Cybersecurity firm Sophos uncovers that despite recognising AI's potential, cybercriminals remain cautious about its integration in operations.
Predicting 2024's cybersecurity threats: insights from Barracuda Network's experts
Barracuda Network's experts forecast 2024's cyber threats, highlighting rising AI-enabled attacks and cloud vulnerabilities.
Keeper Security urges retailers to prep for holiday season cyber threats
Keeper Security, a top cybersecurity software firm, warns retailers to brace for potential cyber threats during the holiday season.
Sumsub launches 'For Fake’s Sake' to detect deepfakes and synthetic fraud
Sumsub rolls out 'For Fake's Sake', a groundbreaking platform designed to detect deepfakes and synthetic fraud.
Delinea bolsters identity-based cyberattack protection with upgrade
Delinea improves its Privilege Manager, bolstering identity-based cyberattack protection with focus on just-in-time access.
Social engineering biggest threat to online safety - Avast
The Avast Q2 Threat Report found that over 75% of all threat detections on desktops were attributed to scams, phishing, and malvertising.
WatchGuard Threat Lab Report reveals new security threats
WatchGuard Technologies' latest Threat Lab Report reveals new browser-based social engineering trends, revealing China and Russia behind 75% of new threats.
Top risky security behaviours of employees revealed
Security awareness training and simulated phishing platform KnowBe4 has unveiled the top 10 risky behaviours of employees on work devices.
Ransomware, social engineering costs skyrocket – report
Ransomware attacks are becoming more costly, with the median cost per incident doubling to $26,000, according to Verizon Business.
Social engineering a profitable business for hackers
Widespread accessibility to generative AI tools, like ChatGPT, means that email scams are more convincing than ever before.
Mandiant details prolific North Korean cyber-espionage group
Mandiant has assessed with high confidence that APT43 is a moderately-sophisticated cyber operator that supports the interests of the North Korean regime.
Blockchain: Why I prefer Proof of Stake (And why Ethereum does too)
Proof of Stake is the preferred consensus mechanism for Ethereum and CENNZnet, offering energy efficiency and scalability. Find out why.
Threat actors ramp up their social engineering attacks
As people get better at identifying potential threats in their inbox, threat actors must evolve their methods. Their new M.O? Social engineering.
Fortinet launches security awareness and training service
Fortinet has launched a new security awareness and training service to enhance workforce cyber awareness and mitigate threats.
Hacking humans: Social engineering exploits business vulnerabilities
The rise in online transactions has led to a surge in cyber-attacks, with fraudsters exploiting vulnerabilities in corporate payment systems, warns eftsure.
Sharp increase in cyber attacks in last quarter of 2020 - report
Attacks on trade enterprises have significantly risen, with a 56% increase in the trade industry, according to Positive Technologies.
Security threats endanger tens of millions working from home
There are pressures to stay trading, but it is imperative to ensure that actions taken now don’t encourage security disasters in the future.
COVID-19 could boost need for cyber insurance
Cybercriminals exploit COVID-19 fears, targeting vulnerable groups with scams and malware, raising cyber insurance need.
Why CEOs can be the weakest link in cybersecurity – Mimecast
Research by Vanson Bourne revealed that 44% of respondents believed that their CEO was the weak link in their cybersecurity operation.
Venafi uncovers suspicious retail lookalike domains using valid certificates
The total number of certificates using lookalike domains is more than 400% greater than the number of authentic retail domains.
Organisations' cybersecurity readiness for new regulations still low - ESET
Across all countries surveyed, prioritisation was identified as the biggest organisational cybersecurity challenge (20%).
Overcoming deepfakes with deep learning
Deepfakes raise alarm as AI-crafted videos blur truth lines, challenging media integrity.
Cybersecurity: Starting with the human factor
In a recent report by Dell EMC, it was discovered that data-loss incidents cost Singapore organisations an average of US$1.4 million over 12 months.
Why it’s time for organisations to rethink their cybersecurity strategy
Proofpoint says commonly targeted accounts are not necessarily people who are known or actively tracked by the security team.