Tag Archives: cyber crime

COVID-19 Leaves Brits feeling more vulnerable to cybercrime 

Nearly half of Brits (44%) feel more vulnerable to cybercrime than they did before the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to the 2021 Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report. Three quarters of Brits (74%) believe remote work has made it much easier for hackers and cybercriminals to take advantage of people. Nearly 3 in …

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Bridging the cybersecurity gap in remote working

Pete Watson, CEO at Atlas Cloud discuses how how businesses can act to guard against a second wave of Covid-19 cyber-security attacks. This year has brought the biggest-ever shift in working patterns, with hundreds of millions of people switching to homeworking due to Covid-19. In 2019, only 5% of British …

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Protecting against current malware threats 

Despite the advancements of anti-malware solutions, malware variants are becoming increasingly prevalent, sophisticated and evolved. In addition, there are new trends in execution such as the increased modularity of malware where a combination of attack methods and mix-and-match tactics are used to ensure maximum damage and/or financial loss. The rise …

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LogRhythm acquires threat detection platform MistNet

LogRhythm has acquired MistNet, which will allow LogRhythm to deliver intelligent, machine-learning based detection and response capabilities that incorporate network detection, user and entity behaviour analytics (UEBA), endpoint detection and response data (EDR), and additional MITRE ATT&CK detections to solve current and emerging security and risk problems. The Network Traffic …

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McAfee report reveals boom in cybercrime as major shift towards online shopping opens up new avenues for scams

Findings by McAfee Corp. in its 2020 Festive Season: State of Today’s e-Shopper survey, reveal that, while consumers are aware of increased risks and scams via the Internet, they still plan to do more shopping online – and earlier – this Christmas. Forty percent of Brits note they are hitting …

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60% of Brits believe they’re more likely to experience cyber crime than to get the flu

According to a new report from Symantec, nearly three out of four Brits (74%) are more alarmed than ever about their privacy. Despite this, the 2018 Norton LifeLock Cyber Safety Insights Report reveals that the majority of Brits still accept certain risks to their online privacy out of convenience and …

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