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Over the past few years, we’ve seen a noticeable increase in cybercriminals using social media as part of their attack strategy. Whether it’s a phishing campaign, online impersonation or just simply trying to promote their goods or services, social media provides hackers with a large audience...

There’s no question that the threat landscape is constantly shifting for financial services companies. Throughout 2017 and the first half of 2018, we’ve seen a continued increase in attacks that directly target financial organizations, which comes as no surprise. However, increased access to...

A new type of threat that has been on the rise over the past few years is the use of fake social media profiles for cyber scams. These profiles usually try to impersonate someone or something a user usually trusts, such as big name brands and companies. Fake profiles can be used in a variety of...

Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) recently published the “2016 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA)”. https://www.europol.europa.eu/iocta/2016/threat-areas.html

No need to access the darknet- Cybercriminals now offer stolen credit card details directly on LinkedIn.

Trump or Hillary, Democrats or Republican. Whatever the political affiliation, one thing is clear- cybersecurity is now a legitimate, even crucial issue, in the US presidential elections. A recent survey conducted by Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) found that 53 percent...

While there are many cyber threat intelligence services available, both human and machine based, they tend to be flawed. Due to a reoccurring lack of context, the data is rendered less relevant, thus leaving the customers with limited actionable intelligence.

Ransowmare has been identified by the security community as a top threat of the cyber ecosystem in 2016. The proliferation of ransomware attacks in 2015 and 2016 resulted in a rapid evolution of new Ransomware types, yielding higher returns and fueling this epidemic.

You can find them on all social media platforms: LinkedIn, Facebook, even Twitter and Instagram. Corporate social media accounts which, for one reason or another, don’t look quite right. Many of these suspicious-looking “Official” social media accounts claiming to represent companies or...