More NHS-Themed COVID-19 Vaccine Phishing

A phishing campaign spoofing the UK’s National Health Service has surged its output, Infosecurity Magazine reports. Researchers at Mimecast warn that the attackers behind the campaign are ...
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U.K. Phishing Attack Targets Those Seeking the COVID-19 Vaccine

This latest phishing scam impersonates the UK’s National Health Service, telling recipients that are eligible for the vaccine in order to collect valuable banking and credit card details.
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[HEADS UP] NHS Issues Warning as UK COVID-19 Vaccine Scams Are Still Running Rampant

The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK recently sent a warning that cybercriminals are using social engineering tactics to target people wanting a COVID-19 vaccine email that is ...
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A UK Case Study: Recognizing COVID-19 Phishing

A phishing campaign is using convincingly spoofed offers for COVID-19 vaccination sign-ups, according to Tom Allen at Computing. As vaccines are now being distributed around the world, ...
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CISA's New Anti-Ransomware Campaign

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the ways organizations can defend themselves against ransomware attacks.
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Healthcare Sees Double the Increase in the Amount of Ransomware Attacks Since November

With an average of 626 ransomware attacks weekly on healthcare organizations, it’s evident that the bad guys are stepping up their tactics and focus where they believe the money to be.
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Email Scammers Impersonate U.S. Government Agencies Offering Pandemic Financial Assistance

Taking advantage of people in their time of need, these bottom feeders of the cybercriminal world promise assistance and, instead, collect personal details to make a buck.
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Beware of Puppy Scams

Researchers at Anomali have discovered eighteen scam websites offering pets for sale. Most of the websites purport to be selling dogs, although some offer cats and birds as well. The ...
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BEC Attacks Nearly Doubled in 2020

A new report from Barracuda Networks found that business email compromise (BEC) attacks have nearly doubled over the past year. These attacks made up 12% of all spear phishing attacks in ...
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Cybercriminals Attempt to Exploit Australian Fears on COVID-19

The bad guys are attempting to take advantage of Australian fears of COVID-19 in 2021. The National Identity and Cyber Support Service of Australia and New Zealand ID Care recently warned ...
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85% Of Employees are More Likely to Leak Files Now Than Pre-Coronavirus

According to research released Thursday by Code42, 85% of employees are more likely to leak files today than before the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Number of Phishing Websites Double and Unique Phishing Campaigns Triple in Q3

New data shows the bad guys have been working diligently to step up their game on both the front and back end of phishing attacks, despite still being mid-pandemic.
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Phishing Attacks in the U.K. Rise by 73% During Pandemic Months as Vishing and Smishing Attacks Also Increase

Cybercriminals have taken full advantage of COVID-19 by launching themed phishing attacks in previously unseen numbers targeting both individuals and businesses.
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Remote Workers Continue to Put Organizations Critically at Risk of Cyberattack

The Insecurity of the remote worker, their devices, personal networks, and bad cybersecurity habits create a massive threat surface for cybercriminals to easily take advantage of.
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One-Third of Employees Say Their Company Has No Cybersecurity Measures in Place While Working from Home

At a time when organizations should be implementing additional security measure to ensure the logical perimeter of their network is protected, new research shows companies aren’t prepared.
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Phishing Attacks Rose by 220% At Pandemic Peak Amid Global COVID-Related Fears

At a time when the last thing we need is more phishing attacks, new data shows that cybercriminals have been stepping up their game, taking full advantage of the pandemic.
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Organizational Security Posture Effectiveness Declines by 38% Due to COVID

Remote workforces, insecure devices, a lack of multi-factor authentication, and a lack of user education all add up to a security nightmare for the average organization today.
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[HEADS UP] Fraudsters are Exploiting High Demand Air Freight

Scammers are exploiting the high demand for air freight brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Loadstar reports. Charter veteran Steve Manser told the publication that fraudsters are ...
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[HEADS UP] Ransomware Attacks Skyrocket During COVID-19

2020 has been no match for organizations worldwide, including the significant increase of ransomware attacks during the COVID-19 pandemic. As organizations continue to work in a remote ...
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[HEADS UP] Cybercriminals Launch Phishing Campaign to Capitalize on President's Health

As we predicted just a few days ago, malicious actors are now exploiting the media firestorm surrounding President Donald Trump's diagnosis late last week with COVID-19.
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