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Cyber threat risks reach three-year high – Avast
Wed, 16th Aug 2023
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
Avast telemetry shows phishing and scams focused on human manipulation account for over 75% of all desktop detections.
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Social engineering biggest threat to online safety - Avast
Fri, 11th Aug 2023
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cios
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online security
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privacy
The Avast Q2 Threat Report found that over 75% of all threat detections on desktops were attributed to scams, phishing, and malvertising.
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Phishing preys on known brands such as Microsoft and Adobe - report
Fri, 5th May 2023
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microsoft
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
Overall, two out of three threats people encounter online today use social engineering techniques, taking advantage of human weaknesses, the report finds.
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Cybergangs are recruiting and rewarding supporters
Tue, 8th Nov 2022
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
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avast
Cyber gangs are enlisting and rewarding supporters, says Avast report, revealing an increase in PC adware and Raccoon Stealer activity.
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Avast reveals zero-day exploits targeting Chrome and Microsoft
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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cloud services
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malware
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microsoft
Avast, released its Q2/2022 Threat Report today, revealing a significant increase in global ransomware attacks, up 24% from Q1/2022.
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NZ Windows users at risk of devastating cyber attacks
Wed, 6th Apr 2022
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cybersecurity
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windows
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avast
New Zealand businesses face devastating cyber attacks, with a 14.22% chance of encountering a threat, warns Avast's 2021 Global PC Risk Report.