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IDN Homograph Attack aka UTF8 URL Impersonation

What is a IDN Homograph Attack? IDN (Internationalized Domain Name) Homograph Attack is a manipulative and simple, but sophisticated type of cyber attack. It is also called a "UTF8 URL Impersonation".   How does it work? A hacker poses as a trusted counterpart...

Warshipping attack – free books for all

What is Warshipping ?Warshipping uses disposable, low-cost, low-power computers to remotely perform close-proximity attacks, regardless of the hacker’s location. The attacker can control the device from the comfort of their home anywhere in the world. The only thing...

OSIRIS Banking Trojan targets German IP Addresses

Method of infection: Water-holing   OSIRIS used a Social Engineering method called "water holing" to attack German IP addresses.    How does water holing attack work?    The victim enters the infected website. The website checks if the target IP is...

Coveware’s Ransomware Attacks Report for Q4 2020

Coveware, which provides response services to ransomware attacks, has released a report for the fourth quarter of 2020.   The 4 most interesting data from the report     1. The average ransom payment stands at $ 154,108 It is a decrease of 34% from the...

US 2020 Less Data Breaches but More Expensive

United States Reported Less Data Breaches in 2020 but with much more Expensive Successful Hacker Attacks   According to the annual report of the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), 1,108 cyber incidents were reported in 2020 and the number casualties from...

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Warshipping attack – free books for all

What is Warshipping ?Warshipping uses disposable, low-cost, low-power computers to remotely perform close-proximity attacks, regardless of the hacker’s location. The attacker can control the device from the comfort of their home anywhere in the world. The only thing...

US 2020 Less Data Breaches but More Expensive

United States Reported Less Data Breaches in 2020 but with much more Expensive Successful Hacker Attacks   According to the annual report of the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), 1,108 cyber incidents were reported in 2020 and the number casualties from...

Nefilim Hackers used deceased employee email

In 2020 Toll Group went twice through a ransomware attack, now Sophos which acted as a response and investigation team for the events, announces that the entry point was an account of an employee who died but remained active in the system. Nefilim Ransomware Attack...

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The Report is Representing Organization's Social Engineering Exposure Level It is unique for each Organization. As it is provided after analyzing organization's operation and its cyber awareness. The Cyber Exposure Score is the average of all the Asset Exposure Scores...

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