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Top Threats 2018

Cyber Threats & Technology Tips That Your Business Can’t Ignore

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:25

2018 has seen a number of new threats introduced into the cyberscape as well as an evolution of traditional threats. This means businesses need to be more prepared than ever for a data breach and...

Read More Tags: Advanced Threat Protection Cyber-attacks Cyber Security GDPR Phishing
Phishing with Invisible Ink

Phishing with Invisible Ink

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 16:36

By Dr. Guy Bunker
You might remember as a child, there was a revelation…invisible ink. Whether it was lemon juice, or the more modern (and frankly less messy) pen with UV light, there was suddenly...

Read More Tags: Phishing Cyber-attacks Data Loss Prevention
Website skimming

Website skimming is on the rise and your organization needs to be prepared

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 16:43

Last month, British Airways was hacked and 380,000 payment details were stolen.
In the immediate aftermath, the question on everyone’s minds was, in the era of GDPR, whether the airline would see a...

Read More Tags: Web Security Cyber Security Cyber-attacks
Hidden in images

Hiding Malware Inside Images

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 14:34

We recently wrote a blog about the Clearswift Information Governance Server and using Microsoft’s File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) to add custom document properties to documents which the...

Read More Tags: Malware Advanced Threat Protection Cyber-attacks

Data harvesting opens the door to more Ransomware attacks

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:58

Guy Bunker, SVP Products & Marketing
We all know about the much publicised 2014 Yahoo hack that saw 500 million accounts compromised, wiping $350 million off the value of the company. In fact,...

Read More Tags: Cyber-attacks Cyber Security Malware
Ransomware - Leassons learnt

5 lessons the NHS cyber-attack has taught us

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:53

Many of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Trusts have been taken back to pen and paper after Friday’s much publicized cyber-attack that saw IT systems infected with Ransomware and others taken...

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Stop Cyber Attacks before they start: Data Harvesting and Targeting

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 08:37

The Greek philosopher Plato wrote that “the beginning is the most important part of the work.” The great American statesman, scientist, and philosopher Benjamin Franklin similarly emphasized the...

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Clearswift to discuss the “END of Ransomware Attacks”at Orlando and Atlanta Tech-Security Conferences

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 09:02

Ransomware and morphed forms of embedded malware are creating havoc for IT security organizations. Weaponized invoices, resumes and other malicious documents are distributed through compelling social...

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