Kaspersky security researchers have reported on thousands notifications of attacks on major banks located in the Sub-Saharan region of the African continent.
Business email attacks are particularly pernicious as, when convincing enough, they can get behind even the best security defences incredibly quickly.
While external cyber risks are devastating there is a growing number of organisations are concerned about security risks resulting from insiders.
A majority targeted cyber-attacks are successful because of human error, according to the latest study by cybersecurity and compliance company Proofpoint.
Malicious internet users are increasingly exploiting websites to insert phishing links into emails from trustworthy companies on a global scale.
UAE impersonation attacks increased by 75 percent, with 77 percent of those organisations impacted by impersonation attacks having experienced a direct loss, according to Mimecast’s third-annual State of Email Security report.
ESET has been awarded a VBSpam+ certification in a recent report from Virus Bulletin, an independent testing and certification body.
Dubai’s Emirates NBD has warned customers to beware of a new phishing email scam which claims to offer VAT refunds.
In the second quarter of 2018, Kaspersky Lab’s anti-phishing technologies prevented over 107 million attempts to visit phishing pages, of which 35.7 percent were related to financial services and targeting customers through fake banking or payment pages.
50 percent of organisations reported seeing the volume of phishing attacks increase over the last twelve months, while 40 percent said they saw the volume of impersonation attacks rise.