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  • Nearly half of coronavirus financial scams are not reported

    A new research study from Aviva has found that 22% of the people surveyed for the study have been targeted by suspicious communications (emails, texts and phone calls) which mentioned coronavirus and which they suspected to be a financial scam. This translates to around 11.7m people in the UK.

    Asia Risk | 05 Aug 2020
  • HSB consumer survey shows cyber crimes rising

    A new consumer survey by HSB Insurance has revealed that US consumers are worried about their data security as cases of identity theft, cyber-attacks and online fraud continue to rise. Also theft of personal information and stealing of millions of dollars is on the rise.

    Asia Risk | 05 Aug 2020
  • UAE: DFSA's cyber threat intelligence platform gains more traction

    Over 130 registered entities in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) have joined the Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) since it was launched in January.

    Middle East | 30 Jul 2020
  • Determining the insurability of cyber risks

    The pace of digital transformation has only grown faster since the pandemic forced people to stay at home and work remotely, catalysing an increase in the need for cyber security. For insurers, cyber risk and exposure is challenging due to the accumulation of risk and terminological ambiguity surrounding cyber policy wording, especially in the context of war and terrorism.

    AIRPlus | 29 Jul 2020
  • Stress, distraction and workplace disruption lead to cybersecurity issues

    A new report from email security firm Tessian has found that 43% of employees have made mistakes resulting in cybersecurity repercussions for themselves or their company. The report has revealed how stress, distraction and workplace disruption can cause people to make more mistakes at work.

    Asia Risk | 29 Jul 2020
  • Malicious MS Office files on rise as ransomware also jumps up

    The SonicWall mid-year update to the 2020 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report, highlights the increases in ransomware, opportunistic use of COVID-19 pandemic, systemic weaknesses and growing reliance on Microsoft Office files by cybercriminals.

    Asia Risk | 29 Jul 2020
  • US: Cyber insurance rate increases predicted

    Credit ratings agency AM Best expects the momentum for rate increases the US cyber insurance market to continue over the medium term as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Asia | 23 Jul 2020
  • Americans ignore work-from-home cyberattack risks

    A new survey conducted by Chubb has found that large number of Americans working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic are not worried about cyberattacks even though they're at greater risk compared to working from office.

    Asia Risk | 22 Jul 2020
  • Ransomware attacks using malvertising increasing in Asia Pacific

    Countries in Asia Pacific region are now being increasingly targeted by ransomware via malvertising. Sophisticated exploit kits are being used to deliver the ransomware.

    Asia Risk | 15 Jul 2020
  • June 2020's most wanted malware

    Check Point Research, the threat intelligence arm of Check Point Software, has found that that in the past month the Phorpiex botnet has been delivering the Avaddon ransomware, a new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) variant that emerged in early June, via malspam campaigns, causing it to jump up 13 places to second in the top malware listing and doubling its impact on organisations worldwide compared to May.

    Asia Risk | 15 Jul 2020

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