Barracuda Networks Articles
Open University bombarded by email attacks in 2020
The Open University, which is based in London, has been bombarded by 1,191,312 malicious email attacks over the past nine months, from January 2020 to September 2020. This is according to official data obtained by a Parliament Street think tank via a Freedom of Information act request.
CloudGen WAN includes personal remote access
Barracuda, a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has announced new functionality for their CloudGen WAN solution, a secure SD-WAN service built natively on Microsoft Azure. The update includes personal remote access functionality, allowing users to connect directly to CloudGen WAN gateways that run inside Microsoft Azure Virtual Hubs.
Local governments target of ransomware attacks in 2020
Local government bodies are the most likely target for ransomware attacks, according to new threat spotlight research from Barracuda Networks. The research, which identified and analysed 71 global ransomware incidents in the last 112 months, found that 44% of all observed ransomware attacks in 2020 have been aimed at municipalities.
Cryptominer malware attacking Windows and Linux machines
A new variant of the cryptominer malware ‘Golang’, is targeting Windows and Linux machines, according to researchers at Barracuda Networks, a provider for cloud-enabled security solutions.
Surge in security concerns due to remote working
Almost half (46%) of global businesses have encountered at least one cyber security scare since shifting to a remote working model during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to official research by Barracuda Networks. An astounding 49% also said they expect to see a data breach or cyber security incident in the next month due to remote working.
COVID-19 hackers cash-in as email phishing attacks rise
Cyber criminals are cashing-in on the COVID-19 crisis by launching a wave of Coronavirus-related email phishing attacks, according to new research from Barracuda Networks.