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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,...

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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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Give all your secrets to the intern?

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 09:00


By Dr. Guy Bunker, Clearswift
I recently spoke at an information security conference for Lawyers in Manchester. It was a good event, and there were lots of interesting discussions while there....

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preparing for a cyber-breach

Forewarned is Forearmed: preparing for a cyber-breach

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 17:22


The only thing in life that is certain is death and taxes, or so the saying used to go. Unfortunately, if you have a business then there is another certainty, a data loss incident. This might not...

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Malware Mania is back with a vengeance

10 Shocking Malware and Ransomware Statistics

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 13:35


“Malware Mania” is back with a vengeance creating havoc for organizations of all sizes and in all industries. Cyber criminals have morphed their attack methods with the resurgence of macro malware...

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(ISC)² CyberSecureGov 2016

(ISC)² CyberSecureGov 2016: Clearswift & US Government cyber leaders discuss how to stop evasive malware from threatening the Nation.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 13:10


The US Government’s cyber leaders will gather this week at the (ISC)² CyberSecureGov 2016 in Washington, D.C. to hear from the industry’s top experts and their peers on the latest attacks...

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