A malware attack is when cybercriminals create malicious software that’s installed on someone else’s device without their knowledge to gain access to personal information or to damage the device, usually for financial gain.
It is tax season and every year we have an increase in cyber-crime regarding tax fraud. W-2 phishing scams peak during tax season.
In 2020 during the height of Covid-19, Google fought against over 18 million daily malware and phishing email attacks related to the pandemic according to reports.
Taking advantage of people’s need for financial assistance, these scammers pose as a bank offering “forgivable business loans to individuals impacted by the pandemic.”
Eye-opening data around the impact of human error demonstrates how simple user mistakes can compromise your organization’s cybersecurity posture.
Just-released data from cyber insurer Coalition shows massive increases in both the frequency of ransomware attacks and the ransom demand with Maze and Ryuk leading the way.
What better way to gain complete control over a crypto organization’s network than to target their sysadmin with a Job Posting and then spear phish them?