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Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022: Have you forgotten about phishing?

Thanks for joining us for the first release in our Cyber Security Awareness Month series. Check out our other recent posts on “Pro-Russian Hacktivism” and “Ransomware in Q3 of 2022!” In addition, see our previous articles on phishing: “The Ecosystem of Phishing: From Minnows to Marlins”, “The Phight Against Phishing,” and “Fight the Phish!” Several […]

Of Death and Taxes: File Early To Beat The Scammers

Tax season has officially started! The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of the US will be accepting tax returns between January 24 and April 18 this year. While this may seem like plenty of time for all the people out there dreading submitting their tax forms, it is probably a good idea to get started now. […]

Valentine’s Day: Share your love, not your credentials

Roses are red, violets are blue. Your files are encrypted. Please send BTC to address two twenty-two.  As the yearly day of love approaches, this is probably something you’d like to avoid. While Valentine’s day may draw imagines of love hearts, chocolates, and flowers, the occasion also represents an opportunity for those without warm intentions. […]

Black Friday: Is there a threat actor in your shopping cart?

Black Friday represents a huge opportunity for consumers to purchase a range of items at cut-rate prices: Electrical items, furniture, cosmetics, and video streaming services can all  be bought at a fraction of what they would normally cost. It’s also a good time to get some cheap deals for early holiday presents (if you’re clever […]

ENISA 2021 Threat Landscape: Initial Thoughts

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has released its yearly threat landscape report, which contains some handy insights. The following blog details some of the key points from the report surrounding threats in 2021. One of the key sentiments repeated throughout the report is that cyber threats continue to increase in the number of […]

Ransomware Q3 Roll Up

We have reached the end of another quarter, and it is time again for us to have a look back at some of the key cyber events that happened during Q3 2021. The trend of ransomware being one of the most devastating threats to organizations has continued over the past three months. In this quarter, […]