Email Scammers Impersonate U.S. Government Agencies Offering Pandemic Financial Assistance

Taking advantage of people in their time of need, these bottom feeders of the cybercriminal world promise assistance and, instead, collect personal details to make a buck. While the world waits on... Read more »

A Friend Needs Money Urgently? You’re Probably Getting Scammed

People need to be on the lookout for phishing attacks sent from legitimate but compromised social media accounts, according to Paul Ducklin at Naked Security. Ducklin describes a scam sent in by... Read more »

[Heads Up] Here’s Some Powerful Ammo To Grab More Of Your End-Of-Year InfoSec Budget

OK, let’s sum up where we are, here at the end of December 2020. COVID has propelled IT from 2020 to 2030 in a matter of months. However, only a few of... Read more »

Average Ransomware Payment Significantly Increases Risk

The average ransomware payout has increased by 178% over the past year, according to researchers at Atlas VPN. In Q4 2019, the payments averaged $84,000. By Q3 2020, the average payment had... Read more »