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insider threat
The costly threat that many businesses fail to address

Insider attacks such as fraud, sabotage, and data theft plague 71% of U.S. businesses, according to Capterra. These schemes can cost companies hundreds of thousands of dollars …

bot
Cybercriminals use proxies to legitimize fraudulent requests

Bot attacks were previously seen as relatively inconsequential type of online fraud, and that mentality has persisted even as threat actors have gained the ability to cause …

ransomware
New coercive tactics used to extort ransomware payments

The increase in reported ransomware victims across Q1 2023 reflects the continued prevalence of ransomware as a worldwide, industry agnostic threat, according to GuidePoint …

ransomware
Organizations are stepping up their game against cyber threats

Global median dwell time drops to just over two weeks, reflecting the essential role partnerships and the exchange of information play in building a more resilient …

cybercrime
Over 70 billion unprotected files available on unsecured web servers

Critical exposures outside of an organization’s firewall are the greatest source of cybersecurity threats, according to CybelAngel. Across all industries, these …

thief
Scammers using social media to dupe people into becoming money mules

Fraudsters are taking advantage of the widening fraud knowledge gap, outlining the urgent need for banks to educate and protect their customers with technology, according to …

ransomware
Outdated cybersecurity practices leave door open for criminals

Organizations experienced a significant increase in ransomware – from an average of four attacks over five years in 2021 versus four attacks over the course of one year in …

ransomware
Quantifying cyber risk vital for business survival

Healthcare, manufacturing, and utilities are suffering long-term financial impact of major cyber attacks, according to ThreatConnect. “With the National Cyber Strategy coming …

BEC scams
AI tools like ChatGPT expected to fuel BEC attacks

Across all BEC attacks seen over the past year, 57% relied on language as the main attack vector to get them in front of unsuspecting employees, according to Armorblox. In …

cryptocurrency
Tactics that make crypto giveaway scams so successful

The illicit market for crypto giveaway scams has expanded, offering various services to facilitate fraudulent activity. The proliferation of fake crypto giveaways can be …

Door
The new weakest link in the cybersecurity chain

It used to be that people were the greatest cybersecurity vulnerability, but this is no longer true. The rise of the internet made people more connected than ever. Attackers …

identity
Criminal businesses adopt corporate behavior as they grow

As criminal groups increase in size, they adopt corporate-like behavior, but this shift brings about its own set of challenges and costs, according to Trend Micro. “The …

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