FTC: Reports related to identity theft doubled in 2020. This Identity Theft Awareness Week, let’s renew our efforts to protect our business data.

Posted by Craig McDonald on 05 February 2021 13:58:16 AEDT

This week marks Identity Theft Awareness Week, a public awareness campaign by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) dedicated to mitigating the impact of identity theft. The week comprises a series of events organized by the FTC and its partners that focus on reducing the risk of identity theft and on concrete steps to recover if identity theft occurs.

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5 cyber-attacks you may have missed since the start of 2021

Posted by MailGuard on 29 January 2021 13:48:43 AEDT

While challenging, 2020 drove long-overdue review of our approach to cybersecurity for many, especially with the explosion of COVID-19 themed cybercrime targeting remote workforces.

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WEF Global Risks Report 2021: Cybersecurity failure is among the top 4 most pressing “clear and present dangers” worldwide

Posted by MailGuard on 29 January 2021 13:32:12 AEDT

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital transformation among many businesses, but also simultaneously exposed their cyber vulnerabilities and levels of unpreparedness against insidious, targeted cyber threats. 

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New year, (not so) new cyber threats: Is your business’ remote working policy ready to tackle the security challenges of 2021, and beyond?

Posted by Craig McDonald on 28 January 2021 09:21:30 AEDT

Among other things, 2020 reminded us how fundamental cybersecurity is to business continuity.

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Aussie firms under attack: 3 ways cybercriminals are exploiting your team’s trust

Posted by Craig McDonald on 11 December 2020 12:18:45 AEDT

Earlier this year, I wrote about the need for Australian businesses to step up their efforts in defending themselves from Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks.

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Staying Cyber Safe in 2021 & Beyond: Key insights from Microsoft leaders  

Posted by Craig McDonald on 27 November 2020 13:32:15 AEDT

One of the biggest challenges in cybersecurity is keeping up with the new attacks that criminals are creating.

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‘Tis the season to be phished: 4 cyber tips for your employees as Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales begin

Posted by Craig McDonald on 25 November 2020 14:42:06 AEDT

In a year gutted by a worldwide pandemic, the 2020 year-end holiday and shopping season will be unlike any other.

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Cyber villains are thriving IRL: Towards our digital future, are we there yet?

Posted by Craig McDonald on 20 October 2020 12:42:49 AEDT

Neil Stephenson imagined a meta-verse in his 1992 novel, Snow Crash. A vision of an interactive computer-generated reality or virtual world. A fully immersive persistent experience that we are all plugged into. Maybe we’re not there yet, but we are far closer today than we were pre-pandemic, and it’s a scary peak into the future power that cyber villains may wield.

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5 cyber reminders to share with your employees this Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Posted by Craig McDonald on 12 October 2020 17:24:25 AEDT

It’s October again, an important month on the cybersecurity calendar as the world marks Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM).

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Data breach fatigue is real. Stay vigilant & look for lessons to be more cyber-resilient

Posted by Craig McDonald on 24 September 2020 16:47:38 AEST

Service NSW confirms 180,000 customers' personal details exposed in cyber security breach 
A cyber-crime is reported every ten minutes in Australia 
NAB flags cyber-attacks during the pandemic have intensified 

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Thinking of adopting a Zero Trust approach to security for your business? Read this first.

Posted by Craig McDonald on 17 September 2020 09:10:14 AEST

Suzanne Collins, author of the famous trilogy, The Hunger Games, once wrote: “For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first.”  

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WATCH: Simple plain-text email delivers multi-staged phishing invoice scam

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 19 July 2019 13:54:09 AEST

Earlier this week, MailGuard detected a phishing invoice email scam sent via a single compromised sender.

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WATCH: Phishing email spoofs Suncorp; ironically uses safety features to trick users

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 04 July 2019 16:47:03 AEST

Earlier this week, MailGuard detected a phishing email scam spoofing Suncorp.

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WATCH: NAB spoofed again via 'Unexpected sign-in' phishing email

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 28 June 2019 12:33:24 AEST

Earlier this week, MailGuard detected a phishing email scam spoofing NAB.

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WATCH: Cybercriminals spoof Zenith Bank via a phishing scam

Posted by Akankasha Dewan on 21 June 2019 11:58:22 AEST

Earlier this week, MailGuard detected a phishing email scam spoofing Zenith Bank.

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