Hackers are exploiting a Sophos firewall zero-day

Cyber-security firm Sophos has published an emergency security update on Saturday to patch a zero-day vulnerability in its XG enterprise firewall product that was being abused in the wild by hackers. Sophos said it first learned of the zero-day on late Wednesday, April 22, after it received a report from one of its customers. The customer […]

Increase in viruses targeted towards remote workers

Cybercriminals are unleashing a surprisingly high volume of new threats in this short period of time to take advantage of inadvertent security gaps as organisations are in a rush to ensure business continuity. Cyber Security firm Fortinet on Monday announced that over the past several weeks, it has been monitoring a significant spike in COVID-19 related […]

BEC Attacks

Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks have become a highly remunerative line of business for threat actors. A new research from the APWG (Anti-Phishing Working Group) revealed how enterprises lose their wealth to BEC attacks. In its “Phishing Activity Trends Report,” APWG highlighted that the average wire transfer loss from BEC attacks surged from $54,000 in […]