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  • Are Telecoms the Most Popular Target of Cyber-Attacks in 2021?

    Recent headlines have focused on data breaches of social media platforms, but the frequency and impact of these attacks pale in comparison to those in cyber-criminals’ favorite industry: telecommunications. Cyber-attacks on telecoms are popular because their databases carry detailed information on millions of customers. A successful telecom data breach could yield contact details, social security…

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Nov 09 2021 · 3 Min Read
  • 2021 LinkedIn breach: cybercriminals are the new headhunters

    The fact that multiple databases of stolen records are shared for free on Dark Web platforms is not new. Stolen data can be used for various types of attacks, including spear-phishing, random malspam campaigns, etc. But a new, concerning data breach trend is emerging. Across Dark Web forums, services offer large-scale data filtered by categories,…

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Oct 21 2021 · 4 Min Read
  • 1 Million Leaked Credit Cards on Dark Web – 2021

    Details of 1 million stolen credit cards were recently shared on the dark web, free of charge, hoping to draw hackers to a new card marketplace. Learn about the new marketplace and the top email address domains that were shared.

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Aug 12 2021 · 2 Min Read
  • Ransomware attack statistics 2021 – Growth & Analysis

    Read insights on the state of ransomware attacks in 2021 from our Cyber Threat Intelligence Research Group. Learn about greatest cybersecurity risks & who are targeted.

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Aug 08 2021 · 2 Min Read
  • Top CVE Threats of 2021

    Must haves for Security Analytics platforms One of the biggest challenges of cyber security teams is to have a good vulnerability management policy, since it is practically impossible to patch every vulnerability out there. Cognyte scoured the Deep and Dark Web to discover the most popular CVEs among threat actors during the last year. We…

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Aug 04 2021 · 4 Min Read
  • 2020 was the year ransomware evolved – key findings from Cognyte’s Cyber Threat Intelligence report

    2020 was the year ransomware evolved. From data encryption to data exfiltration – ransomware groups are adopting the “double extortion” tactic to increase chances of a payout. Cognyte’s CTI research group analyzed 1,112 ransomware attacks carried out by 21 ransomware groups during 2020 – all of which involved data exfiltration to increase ransomware payouts.

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Mar 23 2021 · 3 Min Read
  • Must-have insights on today’s most prominent threat actors

    Cognyte’s Cyber research team reviews the most prominent threat actors and how threat intelligence analytics solutions empower SOC teams to detect and mitigate cyber threats effectively.

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Jan 27 2021 · 4 Min Read
  • How to Avoid 2020 Online Shopping Threats

    Cognyte’s Cyber research team reviews the scam websites, phishing attacks, and e-skimming attacks that abound during the shopping season.

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Jan 10 2021 · 6 Min Read
  • What you need to know about the top 4 global ransomware vulnerabilities and how to stay protected

    Cognyte’s Cyber research team reveals insights and commonalities about the leading ransomware attacks of 2020.

    By Cognyte CTI Research Group
    Jan 05 2021 · 5 Min Read
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