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Cryptocurrency
Major cryptocurrency losses for SMBs from BlueNoroff threat actor
Kaspersky has uncovered a series of attacks by advanced persistent threat actor BlueNoroff against small and medium-sized business, resulting in major cryptocurrency losses for the victims.
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DDoS
Holistic web protection market to reach $3.63bn by 2025
Retail, banking and technology sectors are driving the global holistic web protection market, according to new findings from Frost and Sullivan.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Trend Micro integrates with AWS Network Firewall
As a Launch Partner, Trend Micro has integrated managed threat intelligence feeds from its cloud security solution to enable superior protection in line with this new AWS managed firewall service.
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Cybersecurity
Advanced Threat Protection from Fortinet: Prevent, detect and mitigate
Cornelius Mare, Fortinet A/NZ Director, Security Solutions, explains why zero-day threats represent an unacceptable risk to your enterprise and how to protect your network by adopting Advanced Threat Protection security services.
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Cybersecurity
Check Point launches cyber security platform with autonomous threat prevention
"Today's fast-paced changes to business applications and deployments to the cloud require organisations to be more agile than ever before."
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Cybersecurity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – F-Secure talks APTs and the Lazarus Group
We spoke to F-Secure's director of detection and response, Matt Lawrence.
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Advanced Persistent Threat Protection
Attivo Networks integrates with FireEye for advanced threat protection
The combined solution is designed to reduce time and resources required to detect and block attacks, while also collecting forensics to help organisations avoid future attacks.
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Advanced Persistent Threat Protection
Bitglass & CrowdStrike develop agentless ATP defender
“A successful security strategy lies in the ability to quickly detect, respond and remediate threat activity,” says CrowdStrike chief scientist Sven Kasser.
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Industrial IoT
Trend Micro sheds light on advanced attacks on IIoT environments
"As our research shows, there are multiple vectors now exposed to such threats, which could result in major financial and reputational damage for Industry 4.0 businesses."
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Cybersecurity
How small security teams can benefit from simple attack detection and response
When you have a small, expensive, generalist security team, it is an inefficient use of their time to be chasing down ghosts and false positives.
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Advanced Persistent Threat Protection
Sophos extends MSP program in the name of advancing enterprise security
Sophos has extended its managed service provider (MSP) program to make it easier for MSPs to deploy, manage and sell the Sophos product portfolio.
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Malware
APT groups conducting more targeted intrusions – Accenture
Analysts now see an emergence of malware executed through web browsers focused on targeting online merchants and retailers specifically.
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Malware
Korean-speaking threat groups strike close to home
Korean-speaking cyber threat groups seem to be ‘waging war’ on the Korean peninsula and across Southeast Asia, according to a new report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.
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Advanced Persistent Threat Protection
Cyber crisis continues unabated – is ATP the answer?
Statistics on cybercrime certainly makes for grim reading, and that is set to continue unless businesses take measures to stack the odds better in their favour.
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Cybersecurity
Ziften moves into A/NZ with new partnership and appointment
Ziften will be expanding into the A/NZ cybersecurity market with a new country manager and partnership, and a programme for onboarding new partners.
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Malware
Old group, new tricks: OceanLotus threat group continues to target East Asia
ESET researchers have been on the trail of cyber hacking group OceanLotus, a group known for its campaigns creating havoc in Eastern Asia countries.
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Advanced Persistent Threat Protection
Security firm reveals Asia connections behind the CCleaner hack
The attack was never intended for consumers, but instead went after companies such as NEC, Samsung, Asus, Fujitsu, Singtel, Intel and VMware.
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
Juniper acquires 'anti-SIEM' startup Cyphort
Juniper Networks is acquiring security analytics start up Cyphort as it seeks to bolster its software-defined secure network vision.
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Advanced Persistent Threat Protection
Turla threat group targets G20 Summit attendees
Participants in this year’s G20 Summit in Germany are being targeted in a new wave of malware droppers, suspected to be from APT group Turla.
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Advanced Persistent Threat Protection
The three Rs of enterprise security: Rotate, repave, and repair
No organisation regularly repaves their services or applications from a known, good state, leading to vulnerable servers for more than five months.
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Malware
ICIT: The Know Your Enemies 3.0 Advanced Persistent Threat Advisory is finally here
China and Russia are by far the most active and they sponsor the most prevalent and the most sophisticated adversaries.
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Advanced Persistent Threat Protection
Advanced Threat Protection – Preventing unknown risks
APTs compromise their target system with advanced code techniques to circumvent security barriers - and stay under the radar as long as possible.