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400 Cybersecurity Pros Volunteer to Fight Hacking Tied to Coronavirus

An international group of nearly 400 volunteers with expertise in cybersecurity formed on Wednesday to fight hacking related to the novel coronavirus. Called the COVID-19 CTI League, for cyber threat intelligence, the group spans more than 40 countries and includes …

Court Rules Events After Email Instruction Don’t Erase Claim for Phishing Loss

A $1.7 million email phishing fraud that included phone calls with a fake lawyer and an intervention by a Wells Fargo fraud investigator is still a fraud and Ironshore Indemnity is liable for the claim, a split panel with the …

Most Cyber Attacks Due to Trick Emails, Errors, Not Sophisticated Hacking

When a cyber security breach hits the news, those most closely involved often have incentive to play up the sophistication of the attack. If hackers are portrayed as well-funded geniuses, victims look less vulnerable, security firms can flog their products …

Hiscox Endorsement Covers Business Loss by Cyber Deception, Phishing

International specialist insurer Hiscox is now offering a Cyber Deception endorsement as part of its crime insurance that is aimed at protecting businesses against malicious efforts by criminals to trick employees into transferring company funds. Cyber deception is a growing …