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Scammers most likely to impersonate DHL – phishing report
Wed, 26th Oct 2022
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DHL is the most impersonated brand in phishing attacks, with scammers accounting for 22% of all attempts worldwide, warns a new report.
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Ransomware now impacts 1 out of 40 organisations a week
Fri, 29th Jul 2022
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Retailers and the wholesale sector saw the largest spike in ransomware attacks, with an alarming increase of 182%. .
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LinkedIn, Microsoft top brands to be faked in phishing attempts
Fri, 22nd Jul 2022
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Social media platform LinkedIn has continued its reign as the most imitated brand by cybercriminals, according to Check Point Research.
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LinkedIn most imitated in global phishing attacks - report
Wed, 20th Apr 2022
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Cybersecurity company Check Point Software says phishing attacks targeted towards LinkedIn jumped by 44% in 2022 Q1.
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DHL tops list of companies most impersonated by criminals
Wed, 19th Jan 2022
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DHL is the most imitated brand by cybercriminals, according to Check Point Software's 2021 Q4 Brand Phishing Report.
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Cyberattacks increased by 50% in 2021, peaking in December due to Log4J exploits
Wed, 12th Jan 2022
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cyber attacks
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retail
Cyberattacks increased by 50% in 2021, peaking in December due to Log4J exploits, according to new research from Check Point Software.
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Phishing emails double in November as COVID-19 spurs hacker appetite
Wed, 24th Nov 2021
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email security
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online shopping
Coronavirus is responsible for the increase in hacker appetite, as shoppers rely more on e-shopping this year to practice social distancing.
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Cyberattacks on organisations worldwide surge 40% in 2021
Fri, 8th Oct 2021
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covid-19
Cyberattacks on organizations worldwide surged 40% in 2021, with September breaking records for weekly attacks, according to Check Point Software.
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Microsoft tops list for most imitated brands for phishing attempts
Wed, 21st Jul 2021
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Microsoft remains the most impersonated brand for phishing attempts, with 45% of attacks in Q2 2021, according to Check Point Software.
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Cyberattacks on healthcare organisations 'out of control' - Check Point
Wed, 6th Jan 2021
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Cyberattacks on healthcare organizations have increased by 45% in the last two months, making healthcare the most targeted industry, according to Check Point.