Recently, cyber security researchers took down a scam of a botnet comprising at least 35,000 Windows systems that the attackers were using to secretly mine Monero cryptocurrency. The botnet, identified
How to improve organization’s phishing simulation programme
A lot of progressive organizations have been running phishing simulation programmes for their employees for many years now. These programmes are executed either with consultation of a cyber security company
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COVID-19: Cyber security risks for Health Care Sector
The health care industry and independent organizations searching for vaccines and / or better-quality treatment protocols are on the forefront combating against COVID-19. There are obvious risks in treating COVID-19
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Employee Awareness: The Do’s and Know’s
Antivirus solutions? Implemented! Perimeter defenses? Working! Multi-factor authentication? Enabled! Employee awareness program and Phishing attack training? Umm, is it really needed? THE CHALLENGE Absolutely! Up to 70–80% of the cost
Social Engineering attacks & how to stay safe from them
Social Engineering is an art of devious skill-sets put in action to exploit an error made by any individual — to access private and information. In the cyber-crime world, these
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Phishing Attacks: Why Is Email Still Such An Easy Target For Hackers?
E-mail is extremely helpful, which is why it is still used by all of us. But chief among its downsides is that email remains one of the most common routes
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Tips to avoid spear-phishing attacks and keep safe from scams — How to do it?
Spear phishing is the act of transmitting and sending messages to particular and well-researched targets while pretending to be a trusted sender. The aim is to either infect malware devices or
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What is a pyramid phishing attack and how can you stay safe from it?
What is a Pyramid phishing attack? Pyramid phishing attacks are email phishing scams where phishing emails are sent from one trusted user to another within the same organization. They are an increasing source of
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Gamification is the next evolution of security awareness
Human Error is still the number one cause of most data breaches. Employees are putting the businesses they work for at risk because of their lack of knowledge, unintentional actions
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Phishing Awareness and Phishing Training Explained
Currently, one of the most abused cyberattacks is phishing, and most security violations start with it. Combating with phishing has now become a challenging task for every cybersecurity organization working