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Phishing attacks: In 2023, almost every company was affected
B2B Cyber ​​Security ShortNews

Phishing attacks have continued to increase over the last year and are one of the biggest cyber risks for companies. The loss of data leads to high costs and can sometimes even result in the closure of the company. Phishing remains one of the biggest cybersecurity threats and poses significant risk to virtually all organizations and businesses. Cyber ​​attacks are not only becoming more sophisticated every day, but also more numerous: According to a study by Egress, 94 percent of companies were affected by phishing attacks in 2023. Additionally, 91 percent had…

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Detect and defend against threats
Detect and defend against threats

In today's digitalized business landscape, combating threats requires a continuous, proactive and holistic approach. Open Extended Detection and Response (Open XDR) is a security technology that meets these criteria because XDR goes beyond just threat detection to coordinate defensive responses across a range of security tools. In the case of Open XDR, this happens regardless of the type, origin or provider of the tools. Below we'll explore XDR's end-to-end threat response capabilities to demonstrate what XDR can do for an organization's security posture...

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Web DDoS attacks – more frequent, more sophisticated, more aggressive
Web DDoS attacks - more frequent, more sophisticated, more aggressive

Evolving, increasingly malicious web DDoS attacks are becoming a tsunami-like threat to all industries and countries. DDoS attacks have increased massively again in 2022 and the first half of 2023. In the first half of 2023, Check Point observed a massive increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The attacks have reached a new level of sophistication, frequency and scope that companies now have to deal with. This growing threat is particularly illustrated by the popularity of web DDoS attacks, which are becoming a huge threat across industries and countries.

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24 billion threats via SSL encryption
24 billion threats via SSL encryption

24 billion threats ran over encrypted channels using SSL such as HTTPS. The attack usually comes from malware that is transported via e-mail or infected websites. In Germany, this type of attack increased by 2021 percent compared to 352. The annual State of Encrypted Attacks report shows the trends of HTTPS-based attacks based on the analysis of more than 24 billion threats from October 2021 to September 2022. The research is based on insights from more than 300 trillion daily signals and 270 billion daily Transactions in the Zscaler…

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Threat Hunting: Five steps to a successful hunt
SophosNews

Threat hunting and an effective emergency plan increase security for companies and significantly reduce the effects of cyber attacks. After all, almost 59 percent of the companies surveyed in a Sophos study have identified an increase in the complexity of cyber attacks. In fact, in the latest State of Ransomware 2022 Report, 59 percent of the companies surveyed noticed an increase in the complexity of cyber attacks over the past year. Well over half are aware that cybercriminals are more sophisticated than ever and are increasingly using covert, human-controlled techniques in their attacks. As a result,…

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Malwarebytes Labs: Coronavirus increases malware threats
Malwarebytes report 2020

In the first three months of 2020, as the world cracked down to contain the coronavirus, malware threats increased. The latest special edition of Malwarebytes' quarterly CTNT report focuses on these latest malware threats that have one big thing in common: coronavirus as bait. The security researchers analyze top dangerous malware such as Trojans, Info Stealers and botnets, which the threat actors have been distributing to ever increasing numbers from January to March of this year. Fake emails from UNICEF From an email that claims to be from UNICEF to another that starts with ...

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