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FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users
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FedEx and DHL phishing emails target Microsoft users

The campaign aims to steal credentials using spoof phishing pages hosted on legitimate domains
24 Feb 2021
Hackers turn to 'silent stealing' in bid to exploit home workers
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Hackers turn to 'silent stealing' in bid to exploit home workers

Cyber criminals are abandoning large-scale heists in favour of scams that earn them significantly smaller amounts of money
22 Feb 2021
Fears over cyber crime tool that can build phishing pages in real-time
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Fears over cyber crime tool that can build phishing pages in real-time

Threat actors installed the LogoKit toolkit on over 700 domains over the last month
28 Jan 2021
Your essential guide to internet security
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Your essential guide to internet security

We explain how to ensure both you and your business remain safe online
27 Jan 2021
BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims
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BEC scammers are using Google Forms to identify easy victims

That unexpected Google Form may be benign, but it can lead to more aggressive tactics
21 Jan 2021
FBI warns of ongoing corporate vishing attacks
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FBI warns of ongoing corporate vishing attacks

Hackers are attempting to steal corporate credentials from US-based employees using voice phishing
19 Jan 2021
Microsoft remains the most-spoofed brand for the second quarter in a row
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Microsoft remains the most-spoofed brand for the second quarter in a row

Malicious use of the tech giant's brand increased by 24% in the last quarter of 2020, according to Check Point
14 Jan 2021
10 quick tips for identifying phishing emails
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10 quick tips for identifying phishing emails

Avoid falling victim to a phishing attack with these easy tips
11 Jan 2021
2020: Threats in review
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2020: Threats in review

Four key trends in the cyber-threat landscape
6 Jan 2021
Email security threat report 2020
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Email security threat report 2020

Four key trends from spear fishing to credentials theft
6 Jan 2021
What is phishing?
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What is phishing?

From banking scams to industrial espionage, we look at why phishing is so lucrative
4 Jan 2021
What is hacktivism?
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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
9 Dec 2020
Businesses told to guard against PowerPepper Windows exploit
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Businesses told to guard against PowerPepper Windows exploit

DeathStalker hacking group is using the in-memory backdoor to steal sensitive data
4 Dec 2020
IBM: Hackers are targeting COVID-19 vaccine 'cold chain'
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IBM: Hackers are targeting COVID-19 vaccine 'cold chain'

A phishing campaign targeted organisations that held sensitive information relating to COVID-19 vaccine distribution
3 Dec 2020
Black Friday's best antivirus deals
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Black Friday's best antivirus deals

IT Pro has curated the best deals, from Kaspersky to McAfee, for protecting your business
27 Nov 2020
More than half of businesses saw rising fraud levels this year
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More than half of businesses saw rising fraud levels this year

Each individual identity fraud attempt could cost an organisation between £1,000 and £4,999 on average
23 Nov 2020
MPs targeted with nearly three million malicious emails per month
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MPs targeted with nearly three million malicious emails per month

The constant barrage of cyber attacks represents a 60% rise against the monthly malicious emails sent during 2019
23 Nov 2020
Phishing attacks surge ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday
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Phishing attacks surge ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Some common email phishing campaigns saw an 80% increase in early November
17 Nov 2020
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective, methods for stealing passwords
17 Nov 2020
People can’t resist opening LinkedIn phishing emails
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People can’t resist opening LinkedIn phishing emails

Dodgy emails with “LinkedIn” in the subject line had an open rate of almost 50%
16 Nov 2020
State-backed hackers are disrupting COVID-19 vaccine efforts
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State-backed hackers are disrupting COVID-19 vaccine efforts

Microsoft reveals “unconscionable” attacks by Russian and North Korean groups against seven organisations
16 Nov 2020
Phishing grows by 220% as cyber criminals leverage COVID-19 pandemic
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Phishing grows by 220% as cyber criminals leverage COVID-19 pandemic

Over half of all phishing websites mimicked large brands
12 Nov 2020
BBC hit with over 250,000 phishing emails every day
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BBC hit with over 250,000 phishing emails every day

An FOI request has revealed that the broadcaster is blocking almost seven million malicious emails a month
2 Nov 2020