COVID-19


By William Leichter, VP Product Management, Virsec As the fastest-growing malware threat, ransomware attacks are trending high in the news, targeting organizations and users of all types. Now, with the current COVID-19 pandemic stretching governments, healthcare systems and essential businesses thin, new research from Microsoft shows that ransomware attackers are actively making the […]

How to Ensure Your Company is Protected from Ransomware Attacks ...


By Dirk Schrader, Cyber Resilience Architect, Greenbone Networks The coronavirus pandemic has lead to a new wave of cybercrime with hackers taking advantage of the chaos caused by the disease. They have masqueraded as WHO, sending fraudulent messages via WhatsApp and email in phishing attacks and Google is reportedly blocking […]

5 Tips to Make Your Business Resistant to Cyberattacks During ...




Scammers Create a Record-Breaking 25,000 Phishing Pages in a Single Day; SaaS, Telecoms, Finance Industries Most Targeted by Scammers Bolster, a deep learning-powered fraud prevention company protecting the world’s leading brands from counterfeit activity, today released its Q1 2020 State of Phishing and Online Fraud Report: COVID Edition. Each quarter, […]

Q1 2020 State of Phishing and Online Fraud Report: COVID ...


Majority of security teams lacked preparation for coronavirus impacts and faced COVID-19-related attacks Tripwire, Inc., a global cybersecurity solutions provider protecting the world’s leading organizations, today announced results of research examining how organizations are managing the impact of COVID-19 on cybersecurity, as well as the consequences of working from home. […]

345 IT Security Pros Report on COVID-19 Cybersecurity Impact


The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic suddenly meant that working from home was the new normal for people in many parts of the world. Stay-at-home orders and widespread lockdowns often closed all but essential businesses, while authorities said companies had to set up remote workforces or temporarily close. These changed circumstances caused […]

Protecting Network Cybersecurity in the Wake of COVID-19



To be sure, contact tracing for infectious diseases is not new. This practice is vital for combating contagious viruses and has been around for a very long time, so why the controversy about it now? In bygone eras, if you were afflicted with an infectious disease, you would likely sit […]

Contact Tracing and Privacy



New data from security firm Tessian found that 673 domains related to the $2T stimulus package have been registered since the U.S. government announced on March 19 it would issue checks.  The domains use common questions or keywords (such as whereismystimuluscheck or COVID-19-stimulus), banking on the fact that many will […]

Over 670 Stimulus-Related Domains Registered Since U.S. Gov Announcement