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Why Risks Scores Lead to Poor Threat Intelligence

There are plenty of perceived risks when you use technology and go online. Unfortunately, those are now ubiquitous in modern life. As such, you may look into cybersecurity solutions to have the necessary countermeasures and protection. One of them that is getting popular is risk scoring through cyber threat intelligence. Risk scoring through cyber threat […]

date:  Apr 29, 2021 comments:  0
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Underneath IcedID. What You Need To Know About This Trojan

Over a decade ago, it easier to detect and avoid malware. It often came in colorful emails with suspicious grammar and spelling or websites that were obviously not trustworthy. However, these days, malware has grown so much more sophisticated that people often download them onto their devices without realising where they wrong. This is especially […]

date:  Apr 29, 2021 comments:  0
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Trickbot, not just an ordinary hat trick

With almost everything going digital nowadays, the threat of being affected by malware is at an all-time high. This is why every business that conducts online transactions must be aware of how they can protect themselves. TrickBot, for instance, is one that is under watch today.   What is TrickBot? TrickBot is known to originate […]

date:  Apr 29, 2021 comments:  0
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The Effects of Fake Apps on Your Business

Mobile apps are exceptional platforms for businesses, especially during the global pandemic when many users spend their time online more than ever. App downloads jumped to billions, and users’ screen time significantly increased. As apps continue to be an integral part of everyone’s lives, criminals are using them to engage with unassuming mobile users. These […]

date:  Apr 21, 2021 comments:  0
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Protecting Your Business From Malware Attacks

Of all the types of cyberattacks, malware attacks are one of the most common—and, unfortunately, one of the most serious. Malware affects everyone, be it the average internet surfer to the top-tier multinational conglomerates. It comes in many forms, from worms and trojan horses to adware and spyware. Such attacks can cause billions of dollars […]

date:  Apr 21, 2021 comments:  0
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Phishing and Domain Names. What to know

Although the online world is undeniably powerful, business owners operating their own websites are susceptible to various dangers. One of the most costly and devastating are phishing scams and hijacking. The attackers behind these circumstances essentially steal your domain from you, which can happen at any time. The business will be flowing perfectly one moment, […]

date:  Apr 21, 2021 comments:  0
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5 Facts About Cybersecurity and Data Breaches You Should Know

As cybersecurity threats continue to rise worldwide, the need to secure your data behind an impermeable layer of defence is becoming essential over time. Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company or just a small startup, any person or organisation with a digital presence can be vulnerable to online attacks without the protection of cybersecurity solutions. […]

date:  Apr 19, 2021 comments:  0
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Phishing Attacks. What is it and the Consequences of an Attack

Companies are always subject to attacks, especially from the online world. Hackers are constantly working to access business networks for various reasons. Some are looking to steal information to sell, whereas others just simply want to cause trouble. Regardless of what they are doing and why they are doing it, such attacks can be incredibly […]

date:  Apr 19, 2021 comments:  0
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Data Risks: How to Develop an Incidence Response Plan

An incident response plan is a company’s standard operating procedure in handling a data breach or cyber attack. It attempts to either prevent or mitigate losses from the event to avoid data losses that can harm the organisation’s processes. All business owners need to develop a proper incident response plan. Otherwise, they can face a […]

date:  Apr 19, 2021 comments:  0
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Why Your Business App Needs to Undergo a Security Assessment

The digital world, although acting as an essential medium for many to do their business, is also one filled with risks. In the shadows hide cybercriminals ready to pounce on all unsuspecting users, stealing their sensitive information, money, or even business data. As such, if you are relying on an application to run your business, […]

date:  Apr 19, 2021 comments:  0
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