9 findings from Verizon’s 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)

Cover of Verizon’s data breach report.

9 findings from Verizon’s 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) Verizon’s Data Breaches report (DBIR 2021) saw a considerable increase in the number of attacks involving phishing, social engineering, and ransomware. The report also points out that the pandemic caused by COVID-19 had a significant influence in the world’s security scenario. More than 79,000 security […]

Emotet trojan and other insights from the Europol report on organized crime, SOCTA

SOCTA report's cover and hacker attacking computer.

Emotet trojan and other insights from the Europol report on organized crime, SOCTA Europol’s 2021 report on organized crime, SOCTA (Serious and Organized Crime Threat Assessment), states that cybercrime and cyber threats are in full development and expansion. In addition to the increase in the volume of attacks, there is also more technology involved in […]

See how COVID-19 impacted cybercrime, according to Europol

Europol report talking about cybercrime and covid-19

See how COVID-19 impacted cybercrime, according to Europol The quarantine imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic caused many changes. Many companies had to rushly adapt to remote working, having to deal with the logistics of personnel, devices and other equipment. In this way, many offices were improvised. Devices, such as computers, were taken home, and servers […]

Let’s talk about the Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Let’s talk about the Cybersecurity Awareness Month Among other important commemorative dates, October is also known as the Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This story began in 2004, in the U.S., when a public-private partnership created the Cybersecurity Awareness Month campaign. Since then, the Cybersecurity Awareness Month has grown exponentially and has spread across the world. In […]

5 takeaways from the Europol’s 2020 cybercrime report, IOCTA

Relatório IOCTA sobre cibercrimes

5 takeaways from the Europol’s 2020 cybercrime report, IOCTA Europol’s 2020 security report, IOCTA (Internet Organized Crime Threat Assesment), points out that the degree of sophistication of cybercrime has changed significantly recently, mainly due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19. “While ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) and social engineering are familiar cybercrime threats, their execution […]

6 key insights from the Microsoft survey about cybersecurity in the pandemic era

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6 key insights from the Microsoft survey about cybersecurity in the pandemic era The world will be different when the COVID-19 pandemic ends, and that includes the way companies deal with cybersecurity. Microsoft released data from a survey that concludes that the pandemic has forced companies to rethink certain security priorities, such as budget and […]

Which countries are most targeted by hackers?

World with the countries most targeted by hackers behind an unlocked padlock

Which countries are most targeted by hackers? A study by Avira, Gatefy’s technology partner, presents worrying data about threats on the internet. The cybersecurity company detected and blocked more than 639 million online attacks in the first half of 2020. So, yes, the number of cyber attacks reaches an average of 100 million per month. […]

7 key findings from the 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report

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7 key findings from the 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report According to the 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report, data breaches cost businesses an average of USD 3.86 million per incident. The report is based on 524 companies that experienced data breaches. They’re companies from 17 countries, serving 17 different sectors of […]