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Safer Internet Day: CTO underlines risk to young web users
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On Safer Internet Day, WatchGuard's CTO Corey Nachreiner calls for enhanced online safety awareness, emphasising the threat of AI privacy concerns.
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Rising ransomware attacks exploit remote access software, warns WatchGuard report
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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Endpoint ransomware attacks see an 89% rise, whilst cybercriminals increase exploitation of remote access software, according to WatchGuard.
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WatchGuard reveals rise in remote access software exploits
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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WatchGuard's new report reveals escalated cyber threats, including a surge in ransomware attacks and exploitation of remote access software.
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WatchGuard predicts cybersecurity threats and trends for 2024
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Cybersecurity leader WatchGuard predicts a rise in AI-driven cyber threats, VR/MR headset attacks and harmful QR codes in 2024.
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WatchGuard unveils cybersecurity threats predicted for 2024
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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WatchGuard Technologies warns emerging tech trends like AI, VR/MR headsets and QR code technology could present key cybersecurity threats in 2024.
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WatchGuard Threat Lab Report reveals new security threats
Thu, 29th Jun 2023
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WatchGuard Technologies' latest Threat Lab Report reveals new browser-based social engineering trends, revealing China and Russia behind 75% of new threats.
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Top malware trends and security threats revealed in new WatchGuard report
Wed, 29th Mar 2023
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WatchGuard's Internet Security Report for Q4 2022 reveals a 627% increase in endpoint ransomware and a rise in malware hiding behind encryption.
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Decrease in malware volume, but surge in encrypted malware
Thu, 29th Sep 2022
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The Q2 Internet Security Report found office exploits continue to spread more than any other category of malware.
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Ransomware volume doubled 2021 total by end of Q1 2022
Thu, 30th Jun 2022
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Ransomware detections in the first quarter of this year doubled the total volume reported for 2021, according to a new report.
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Endpoints & encrypted connections top malware vectors - WatchGuard report
Thu, 20th Jan 2022
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Malware is increasingly targeting endpoints over perimeter, according to research by WatchGuard, with scripted attacks seeing a 666% rise.
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WatchGuard brings new unified threat management appliances to SMEs
Thu, 7th Oct 2021
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WatchGuard Technologies has launched its new Firebox M290, M390, M590, and M690 firewalls, offering increased security and performance for SMBs.
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90% of malware arriving over encrypted connections, Microsoft threats persist in popularity
Tue, 5th Oct 2021
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Over 90% of malware arrived through encrypted connections in Q2 2021, highlighting the need for strong endpoint protection, says WatchGuard.
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Security vendors weigh in as fallout of Kaseya cyber attack continues
Thu, 8th Jul 2021
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Ransomware attack on Kaseya serves as a stark reminder of the increasing threat faced by organizations, say security experts.
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Traditional solutions fail to secure organisations against today's malware
Tue, 29th Jun 2021
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Traditional anti-malware solutions miss nearly 75% of threats, according to new research from WatchGuard Technologies.
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WatchGuard uncovers top cyber threat trends of Q4 2020
Tue, 6th Apr 2021
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Fireless malware attacks and cryptominers are surging, while ransomware attacks are declining, says WatchGuard Technologies' Internet Security Report.
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Remote working to accelerate cyber attacks - WatchGuard
Thu, 3rd Dec 2020
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Automation, car hacks, and network worms will be the top cyber security threats in 2021, according to WatchGuard Technologies.