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Discover our in-depth analysis and expert insights into the latest cybersecurity trends, threats, and solutions. Stay ahead of the curve and keep your organization safe using the comprehensive and actionable information on this page provided by our experienced team of analysts and researchers. From data breaches to emerging technologies, we cover it all.

Cyberthreats to the financial industry: interim results for 2023

Financial organizations are still one of the most attractive targets for cybercriminals, with the number of successful cyberattacks in the financial sector growing every year. In the third quarter of 2023, we recorded twice as many unique cyberincidents as in Q3 2022. Attackers are targeting the least secure companies and compromise supply chains while hacktivists continue to get plenty of media attention. The most common consequences of attacks are data breaches and shutdowns of key services. Leaked databases and methods of accessing organizations' networks remain in high demand on darkweb forums.
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Cybersecurity threatscape: Q3 2023

In Q3, the total number of incidents went down only slightly (by 2%) when compared to the previous quarter. Social engineering remained the top threat to individuals (92%). Cybercriminals were eager to improve their malicious methods and use new tools, including neural networks. In attacks on organizations, cybercriminals continued to use malware (in 45% of cases), but the share of encryption malware dropped from Q2 2023, with some ransomware operators now stealing data without encrypting systems. Exploitation of vulnerabilities accounted for a significant share (37%) of successful attacks on organizations. The third quarter also saw multiple cyberattacks that caused serious consequences, such as data breaches (56% of successful attacks on organizations and 61% of attacks against individuals).
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GCC data in demand on the cybercriminal services market

In this report we are assessing dark web hackers' interest to the GCC countries (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait), highlighting the most popular topics and sectors, as well as analyzing the cost of provided services and products. In the course of our research we analyzed 252 Telegram channels and forums on the dark web with a total of 8,884,023 users and 91,484,658 messages.
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How individuals are attacked in the Middle East

The cyberthreat landscape of the Middle East is characterized by the intensity and diversity of attacks targeting not only companies but also ordinary individuals. In our research, we examined the most common methods of attacks aimed at private individuals in the countries of the Middle East region. How do cybercriminals capitalize on large-scale events like the FIFA World Cup? How to avoid getting scammed when choosing a VPN solution? Kittens and jackals, xenomorphs and pawns — who else is lurking among the cyberdunes of the Middle East? In this article, we will discuss the threats that are relevant for the region.
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Cybersecurity threatscape of Asia: 2022–2023

A unique confluence of cultures and traditions, Asia is also a hub for innovation and technology. Asian nations have been at the forefront of technological innovation in recent years, but the evolution of digital technology has inevitably increased the need for robust cybersecurity strategies in these countries. In this report, we will discuss the state of cybersecurity in the region: we will examine the main cyber threats, analyze the issues with legislation and regulation in the field of cybersecurity, and also offer recommendations for enhancing cyber resilience.
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