Friday, July 23, 2021

40% of Remote Workers are Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks

Must Read

Many Victim Organizations Suffer Second Intrusion Within a Year

Security experts have warned sufferers of complex cyber-attacks to not consider intrusions as a one-time occasion, as a vast...

Chrome and Microsoft Edge Malicious extensions hit 30 lakh Users

Threat Intelligence researchers from cybersecurity firm Avast have identified malware hidden in at least 28 third-party Google Chrome and...

IBM has issued security patches to fix high- and medium-severity bugs

IBM has issued security patches to fix high- and medium-severity bugs affecting large business software solutions. The worst bugs could...

Two in five Remote Worker in the united kingdom are vulnerable to cyber-attacks since they haven’t obtained advice about ways to steer clear of COVID-19 scams or needed some movie telephone safety instruction.

The analysis also found that more than half (54 percent ) of Remote Workers are operating with no VPN, possibly raising the chance of personal and business data becoming endangered. Furthermore, about a quarter of let others in their home seem at confidential files.

The researchers demonstrated that those employed in the science and pharmaceutical sector were most likely to let different members of the home access their own work computer/laptop, whereas law enforcement and safety employees were the greatest culprits in permitting access to confidential information and records.

Despite recent positive information concerning the development of a vaccine for the virus, it’s expected that there’ll be a lot more distant working going forward in contrast to pre-COVID.

Fasthosts cited statistics from the Institute of Directors demonstrating three quarters (74 percent ) of 958 business managers intend to keep with greater home working following the pandemic. It’s thus vital that organizations supply the training and tools to make sure their employees are more protected while working from home.

Michelle Stark, marketing and sales manager at Fasthosts, commented: “It is sad to determine the dangers of cybercrime so widespread while many Workers are still working at home. Keeping the company safe online is vital to maintain confidential information protected.

Priyanshu Vijayvargiya
Founder and Editor-in-Chief of 'Virtualattacks Inc' Priyanshu Vijayvargiya is a cybersecurity analyst, Information Security professional, developer, and a white hat hacker.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

OAIC: Uber found to have interfered with the privacy of over 1.2 million Australians

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has determined that Uber Technologies, Inc. and Uber B.V. have interfered...

Over 80 US Municipalities data are exposed due to Misconfigured Amazon S3

A team of Cybersecurity researchers at Wizcase found major data exposure of Over 80 US Municipalities due to the Misconfigured Amazon S3 Bucket. This happened...

Formbook malware Upgraded as an XLoader malware to Attack macOS Systems

Researchers have spotted an upgraded malware variant of Formbook malware which is now Upgraded as an XLoader malware to Attack macOS Systems. Cybersecurity researchers on...

Millions of HP, Samsung, Xerox Printers are Vulnerable to 16 year old bug

A 16-year-old security vulnerability affects Millions of HP, Samsung, Xerox Printers Driver allows attackers to gain admin rights on systems using the vulnerable driver...

MosaicLoader malware targets cracked software via SEO poisoning

New MosaicLoader malware targets users that are searching to download cracked software. Cybercriminals run ad campaigns in search engine results to boost their malicious...

More Articles Like This