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Barracuda launches bot protection feature for firewall offerings
Bots have evolved from using simple scripts to using sophisticated tactics such as headless browsers and machine learning to break through traditional application security defences.
Bait, hook and catch – targeted spearphishing on the rise
Spearphishing attacks, where a threat actor impersonates employees or popular web services, are on the rise.
Report: 80% of organisations faced email-borne attacks last year
Barracuda Networks found that 30% of respondents had fallen victim to a ransomware attack, with almost three quarters revealing the attacks had originated from email.
Five ways to strengthen email security - Barracuda
Organisations need a defence posture that is able to detect and prevent attacks before they cause harm.
Barracuda expands MSP security offerings with RMM acquisition
Managed Workplace delivers an RMM platform with security tools and services, such as site security assessments, Office 365 account management, and integrated third-party antivirus.
Sextortion attacks targeting education orgs - Barracuda
“Employees are more likely to receive a sextortion scam than an employee impersonation or business email compromise attack.”
Banish those Monday blues with proper email security
Jason Howells discusses how MSPs can avoid languishing in melancholy with effective email security.
Phishing emails only going to get smarter, warns security firm
Phishing emails typically mimic the look and feel of an email written by someone in authority, such as a bank, or even a colleague.
Implementing shared security models in the cloud
Developers aren’t usually aware of every control that should be implemented to ensure security in cloud environments.
4 tips to keep safe when phishing for treats this Halloween
Jason Howells shares Barracuda MSP's top four tips to protect your business and help identify a phishing scam from a mile away.
SD-WAN deployments up, but networking and security challenges persist
The report, commissioned by Barracuda Networks, includes data from more than 900 respondents in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC.
Facebook breach: Ready for the coming phishing wave?
Much of the information accessed in the Facebook breach is perfect for cyber criminals planning their next phishing attack.
Experts comment on Facebook’s 50 million user credential leak
Barracuda Networks, Sophos, RedLock, and Darktrace offer their views on the data leak that affected close to 50 million accounts.
Barracuda introduces email protection bundle for channel partners
“Email security is now viewed as mission-critical and requires a multi-layered security approach.”
Caught in the wild: A look at email scams and spam
Every day cybercriminals come up with a wide variety of phishing tactics with the intent of scamming innocent users.
Ransomware: A malware king, but business complacency might be lurking
Ransomware has fast become one of the malware kings to the point where you don’t have to go far to find someone who isn’t aware of the dangers.
Time capsule app TimeHop breached, 21 million users affected
The breach occurred as an access credential to TimeHop’s cloud computing environment that didn't have multifactor authentication was compromised.
Collaboration tool APIs leaving organisations vulnerable
Alongside the migration to the cloud has been the rise of application programming interfaces (APIs) and artificial intelligence (AI).
Barracuda appoints Andrew Huntley to lead APAC sales
Huntley first joined Barracuda in May 2017 as territory account manager.
Opinion: Weighing up the email security threat in EMEA
Barracuda's SVP shares some startling new research - 80% of EMEA organisations faced an email attack last year, while 73% believe they're increasing.
Barracuda names top performing A/NZ partners in awards ceremony
The vendor specifically highlighted MSP Alliance Business Technologies (ABT) for its fast adoption of Barracuda solutions.
Cybercriminals taking over email accounts and scamming contacts
A new study from Barracuda has revealed an increasingly popular method of cybercrime - steal email credentials then steal money from colleagues.
'URL file outbreak' used to distribute Quant Loader Trojan
Barracuda Networks is tracking a potentially dangerous ‘URL file outbreak’ that distribute the Quant Loader Trojan.
How to get SMBs to take their cybersecurity seriously
Barracuda’s APJ sales VP sat down to explain how he sees the NZ SMB security market and how partners can go about helping them stay safe.