June 20, 2023
Website Reputation Services & Blacklists, What are they?
Cybercrime is an increasing problem. What many Internet users don’t know is that the vast majority of users are being protected all the time by Website Reputation Services. These services are also called Blocklists and unfortunately it’s a poor choice word, Blacklists. We will call them Website Reputation […]
December 2, 2017
Essential Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked
If someone hacked into your bank account, you would know that they were after your money. If they hacked into your email account, though, you need to think of what they wanted with your email. Perhaps they wish to pretend to be you and ask your relatives for […]
September 23, 2016
CYREN CyberThreat Report August 2016
The CYREN CyberThreat Report for August 2016 has been released. A recent Osterman Research survey conducted on behalf of Cyren found Phishing to be the top threat category for small- to medium- sized businesses (up to 3,000 employees). A staggering 43% of those businesses reported suffering a phishing […]
November 12, 2015
Malware Distribution Peaks on Fridays: CYREN Cyber Threat Report
Once again our friends at CYREN reveal that an average of 2.25 billion malware attachments were detected on Fridays during Q3 2015. It shows shows that attackers were seeking to take advantage of employees being less protected over the weekend. The trend also resulted in IT professionals having […]
May 19, 2015
World’s Biggest Cyberattack
You may have read about an unprecedented cyberattack involving the ‘Carbanak’ cybergang. Since 2013, they have stolen up to one billion dollars from more than 100 banks and financial institutions in at least 30 countries, including Australia. Losses per bank range from $2.5 million to approximately $10 million, […]