Phishing Dominates Cybercrime

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If there’s one thing General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) did for sure, it gave us a clearer picture of the UK cybersecurity landscape. CybSafe’s new report says that more security breaches were reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in 2019 than in any previous year. A total of 2,376 reports were made, compared with 1,854 in 2018, and 540 … Read More

I’m gonna catch you, little phishie…

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Why foiling phishing attacks means much more than just punishing users for falling for them. Some organisations put a lot of effort into training their staff to detect and evade phishing attacks. Some even punish them if they slip up. It’s easy to see why the user has been identified as a central factor in phishing prevention – successful phishes … Read More

Microsoft plans next Win10 long-term release for 2021

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Microsoft will not issue another Windows 10 “Long-term Servicing Channel” (LTSC) build until 2021, the company said a week ago. At the moment, the latest version is Windows 10 Enterprise LSTC 2019, which Microsoft launched in November 2018. LTSC 2019 was based on Windows 10 Enterprise 1809, the four-digit yymm-formatted moniker of last autumns feature upgrade. The three-year gap between … Read More