Pandemic Displays Cyber Criminals’ Innovation and Malevolence, Europol Warns
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has handed opportunistic cyber criminals a climate rife with fear and uncertainty to exploit, Europol, the European Union’s law enforcement agency, reports.
Microsoft: COVID-19 Accelerated Digital Transformation of Cybersecurity
How have security budgets and spending evolved during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Microsoft survey results reveal cybersecurity priorities.
COVID-19 Hampers Cybersecurity Defenses, VMware Carbon Black Study Says
Cyber attack volumes have spiked in the last 12 months. COVID-19 pandemic further complicates matters, VMware Carbon Black cybersecurity research reveals.
Pandemic Forces Security Staff Cuts, Hiring Freezes, Study Finds
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced corporate security teams to cut staff and freeze hiring, Exabeam 2020 State of the SOC research report finds.
Russian Hackers Seek to Heist COVID-19 Vaccine Research, Western Nations Claim
Three Western governments accuse Russian cyber operatives of attempting to steal coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine research. Russia denies hacking allegations.
FBI Records 20K COVID-19-related Cyber Threats in 2020
Roughly 20,000 coronavirus (COVID-19)-related cybersecurity threats have been reported to the FBI as of early June 2020. Here are the associated cybersecurity risks.
Hackers Lure Targets with COVID-19 Spoofs, Bogus Google Gmail Accounts
“Hacker-for-hire” cyber crews are capitalizing on the coronavirus (COVID-19) by using bogus gmail accounts to trick business leaders in key industries to hand over their Google account credentials.
Work From Home (WFH), Remote Devices and IT Support Trends
How businesses are adapting to work from home (WFH) business models, remote devices and associated IT support services, according to PC Matic research.
Cybersecurity Funding: States Ask U.S. Congress for Help
Amid coronavirus-related cyberattacks, state & local governments seek cybersecurity funding from Congress. Will the U.S. federal government answer the call for help?