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Only 1.2% of .org domains have adequate phishing protection

Only 1.2% of .org domains globally have implemented measures to prevent email phishing, spoofing and ransomware attacks. This figure rises to only 20% among the top 100 US non-profits .org domains by traffic. New research from email security provider, EasyDMARC, reviewed a dataset of 9,935,024 verified .org email domains. EasyDMARC found that only 376,497 (3.8%) […]

UAE records 14% drop in cyberattacks in 2022, SonicWall Cyber Threat Report reveals

The UAE recorded a 14% drop in total malware attacks in 2022, against a 2% year-on-year rise in cyberattacks globally, the latest figures from cybersecurity leader, SonicWall, reveal in its Cyber Threat Report. Still, the number of attacks in 2022 in the UAE (71 million) was more than the combined total in 2019 and 2020 (37.3 […]

Armis releases State of Cyberwarfare and Trends Report

Armis, a leading asset visibility and security company, has announced preliminary findings from the Armis State of Cyberwarfare and Trends Report: 2022-2023, which measures global IT and security professionals’ perceptions of cyberwarfare. It found that while 84% of UK organisations claimed they had programmes and practices in place to respond to cyberwarfare threat, only one-third (32%) […]

Study shows companies struggling with mobile device management due to employee turnover, security and supply chain

Businesses are re-evaluating how they manage devices, applications and data across a sprawling mobile landscape, according to a new Vanson Bourne report commissioned by Tangoe – a leading technology expense and asset management company. The study reveals a troubling challenge: Every company is reliant on mobile devices, but that dependence creates a sizable drag on already […]

Palo Alto Networks survey reveals 90% of organisations cannot detect cyberthreats within an hour

Palo Alto Networks, a global cybersecurity leader, has published its 2023 State of Cloud-Native Security Report. The report surveyed more than 2,500 C-level executives around the world to better understand their cloud adoption strategies and how those strategies are working. With organisations of all sizes moving more of their operations to the cloud, a majority are […]

Akamai research shows 193 million mobile malware attacks flagged for consumers in EMEA

Akamai Technologies has launched a new State of the Internet report on malicious Domain Name System (DNS) traffic. The report, Attack Superhighway: A Deep Dive on Malicious DNS Traffic, looks into attacks that present a major threat to both enterprises and home users.  On the consumer side, the data demonstrates an outbreak of information-stealing malware targeting […]

Cloudflare uses its global network to identify the top 50 most impersonated brands

Cloudflare, a security, performance and reliability company, has published a global report on the top 50 brands used in phishing attacks. Nearly 20% of all websites are protected by Cloudflare’s global network and its email security offering stopped 2.3 billion unwanted emails from hitting inboxes in 2022. As a result, Cloudflare’s Machine Learning and data […]

Cybercriminals add three novel tactics to phishing in latest attempts to sneak past security

Cybercriminals are continuously evolving their phishing attacks, introducing new techniques and tactics in their attempts to trick victims, bypass security measures and avoid detection. A new Threat Spotlight from Barracuda Networks details three novel tactics that were detected in phishing attacks during January 2023. Barracuda researchers analysed data of phishing emails blocked by Barracuda systems. […]

Research finds 48% of global critical manufacturing at significant risk of breach

Global cybersecurity risk measurement standard is needed to build cyber-resilience and address critical infrastructure trust deficit, says SecurityScorecard. Recognising the persistent threat posed by ransomware attacks to organisations of all sizes, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has announced the establishment of its new pilot to actively warn critical infrastructure entities about such vulnerabilities. […]

Cybersecurity in Africa: Many still believe cybercrime won’t affect them

Criminal masterminds, smart attack vectors, clever phishing tactics and sophisticated cybercrime methodologies are putting people and platforms at risk. Anna Collard, SVP, Content Strategy and Evangelist at KnowBe4 Africa, reviews the findings of the organisation’s poll which assessed cybersecurity awareness in Africa – determining employee understanding and preparedness when it comes to mitigating cyber-risk. The digital landscape […]

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