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Digital Asset Security: Back to Basics

Everyone is aware of the current worldwide cyber attacks and data breaches hitting major brands from every direction, but not everyone knows how to defend their brand against them. It may seem hopeless and, at times, impossible, but it's not. more

Addressing Business Email Compromise in the Time of Coronavirus with Email Validation

Cybercriminals know no boundaries. While the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, threat actors continue to attack businesses that may already be suffering from operational setbacks. more

Brand Monitor and Typosquatting Data Feed: Two Assets to Support Spear-Phishing Prevention

Spear-phishing email attacks pose a significant challenge to most organizations. A successful attempt can cost a company an average of US$1.6 million per incident. more

Combating COVID-19 Cybercrime – What Internet Infrastructure Providers Like Afilias Are Doing

The ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has been fertile ground for scams and misinformation. Social platforms have been in the news for their efforts to protect users from such problems. What are Internet infrastructure providers like Afilias doing to keep spammers, phishers and other criminals from preying on Internet users? more

What Cyber Threat Intelligence Tools Can Reveal about a Targeted Attack

Targeted attacks are considered insidious digital threats as they may lead to debilitating data breaches with substantial financial repercussions. Apart from money lost to theft, victims may shed even more resources as they face expensive lawsuits, hefty fines, and settlements for failing to comply with data privacy regulations in addition to reputational damage. more

Looking Into a Possible Coronavirus-Themed Survey Scam Turning Out to Be a False Positive

Having crossed the two-million mark in coronavirus infections worldwide, citizens from all nations are facing a difficult time. Sadly, cyber threats and attacks currently spreading online are making the situation worse. more

Coronavirus: Cybersecurity Implications and Fraudulent Infection Maps

The world has been on edge for the past weeks as many nations enforced mass quarantines amid the continued rise in the number of Coronavirus-infected patients. As a result, about a third of the global population is staying at home to avoid further spread of the virus, and people have been relying on online channels to stay updated. more

Threat Intelligence: The First Line of Defense Against Data-Stealing Ransomware

The threat landscape is ever-changing. As time goes by, threat campaigns use new and more sophisticated technologies than seen before. Still, some reuse tried-and-tested methods while adding a few other functionalities, as in the case of FTCODE ransomware operators. more

How to Maintain Your Website's Network Reachability with DNS Lookup Solutions

If you sometimes lose your temper because a website isn't loading fast enough, you're not alone. Slow websites are not only annoying; the consequences for website owners can also be far-reaching. more

MarkMonitor Releases New gTLD Quarterly Report for Q1 2020

MarkMonitor has released its latest issue of the New gTLD Quarterly Report for the fourth quarter of 2019, noting that DNS abuse continues to raise concerns amongst many registries and registrars. more