Due to COVID-19, most countries worldwide are facing economic recessions and a rise in online fraud attempts. The recession due to COVID-19 may drive up cybercrime by 35%, according to one estimate. It is worth noting that during the 2008 recession, countries like Brazil and Spain suffered economic downturns that led to a rise in cybercrimes. It is difficult to predict the increase in … [Read more...] about Cybercrime during COVID-19: 5 things every CISO needs to know
Every firm whether large or small all are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Mostly the threat a firm face is vastly different from the threats they think they face. Most of the firms may face similar threats despite doing their utmost to counteract those threats. Given below are five types of cyber-attacks that are used by the cybercriminals to target businesses. Socially engineered … [Read more...] about The 5 types of cyber-attack you’re likely to face in 2020
Credential dumping is a technique used by cybercriminals to gain access to a network. They enter the workstation through phishing and controls through the typical way the admin uses and monitors the network to find exposed credentials. The cybercriminals find out organization vulnerabilities which lead them to credential dumping. Given are few ways to identify the vulnerabilities to avoid … [Read more...] about 5 steps to avoid credential dumping attacks
The backdoor attack is a type of malware that is used to get unauthorized access to a website by the cybercriminals. The cybercriminals spread the malware in the system through unsecured points of entry, such as outdated plug-ins or input fields. The malware is entered in the system through the backdoor and it makes it ways to the company’s sensitive data including customer personally identifiable … [Read more...] about What Is a Backdoor Attack?
Cybercriminals are using the fear of coronavirus break across the globe to spread malware through emails. They are offering preventive measures against the real-time virus. The emails come with an attachment that contains malware and promises to provide details on preventative measures against the coronavirus. It was first detected by IBMX-Force threat intelligence in Japan. It is targeting the … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Used to Spread Malware