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Malware
Trickbot overtakes Formbook as most prevalent malware
In December, Trickbot claimed the top spot as most prevalent malware, overtaking Formbook which was in first place in November 2021.
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Business Intelligence / BI
CyberRes launches Galaxy, brings cyber threat intelligence to security execs
CyberRes Galaxy enables cyber professionals to gain visibility into pressing threats to their business and helps organisations secure their value chains so they can focus on driving business growth, the company states.
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Cybersecurity
NormCyber delivers cyber and data protection with latest release
“Midsized companies face complex security threats and increasingly onerous compliance requirements but rarely do they have the in-house resources to manage all of this themselves; this is exactly where smartbloc. comes in."
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Cybersecurity
Log4Shell zero day vulnerability most significant security threat of past decade
Its effects will be felt far into 2022 and beyond, according to Imperva Research Labs.
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Cybersecurity
1 in 10 servers and web apps vulnerable to Log4Shell
According to telemetry data from cybersecurity company Tenable, as of the 21st of December 2021, only 70% of organisations have even scanned for the Log4Shell vulnerability. 
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Cyber Threats
IDC: Digital transformation investments lead to increased cyber threats for APAC
IDC has explored what the cyber threat landscape will look like in the new year, with a few key predictions around different attack models and possible solutions.
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Microsoft
Beyond Identity joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association
To be considered for MISA, organisations must be nominated by Microsoft and demonstrate integrations that support the goal of improving enterprise security. 
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McAfee
Heightened cyber threats this holiday season according to McAfee and FireEye
McAfee Enterprise and FireEye research have revealed that Australian enterprises are being targeted by cyber threats this holiday period, costing some over AUD$130,000.
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Cybersecurity
Cohesity launches new Security Advisor feature to spot data threats
The new feature helps reduce human errors and achieve a higher level of cyber resilience in customer environments.
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Attivo Networks
Attivo Networks brings ThreatDefend Platform to Aus market with new distie agreement
The partnership is designed to enable Attivo Networks to accelerate its overall business growth and meet regional demand among large and mid-market public and private sector enterprises, according to a statement.
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Cybersecurity
Cybots launches AI-driven cybersecurity in A/NZ region
Cybots, the artificial intelligence driven cybersecurity company, has announced its entrance into the Australia and New Zealand market, with a focus on assisting SMEs in the fight against cyber crime.
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Cybercrime
Massive increase in cyber threats since global pandemic - report
New research has found a major increase in cyber threats since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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Cybersecurity
'Bait attacks' become go-to method for cyber criminals
More than a third of global businesses are likely to be targeted by a ‘bait attack’ within a one month period, according to new research from Barracuda Networks.
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Cloud
DDoS attacks become more severe, 'carpet bombing' poses major challenge
DDoS attacks are a more serious threat in Q3 2021 than ever before. The flood of attacks is constant and the incidents prove to be bandwidth-intensive and complex.
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Microsoft
ExtraHop launches decryption support for Microsoft to halt advanced attacks
ExtraHop has expanded decryption support for Microsoft authentication and application protocols, providing high fidelity detection of malicious activity.
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Google Cloud
CrowdStrike extends Falcon Horizon support for Google Cloud
"This extended support from CrowdStrike Falcon Horizon for Google Cloud will give our joint customers the visibility and protection needed to stay ahead of the adversaries.”
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Encryption
Zscaler report reveals attacks on tech companies up by 2,300%
There has been a 314% year-over-year increase in HTTPS threats from the start of 2021, according to new research from Zscaler.
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Cybersecurity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from CrowdStrike
In this interview, we chat with CrowdStrike's Director of the Strategic Advisory Group for APJ, Scott Jarkoff.
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Cybersecurity
The threat model as a compass
Just like a compass, regularly reviewing the threat model keeps the CTI teams IR’s pointed in the right direction over time.
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Cyber Threats
Report: Organisations must be proactive, not reactive when it comes to security
"Organisations need to shift mindsets, adopt a managed risk, not an IT-based approach. Security operations needs to be data-driven and predictive where continuous threat modelling runs at its core."
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Ransomware
CrowdStrike extends AWS relationship, arms enterprises against cyber threats
CrowdStrike has released new features to the CrowdStrike Falcon platform that work with services from Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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Scale Computing
Scale Computing and Acronis announce new Business Resilience System built for MSPs
The scalable Business Resilience appliance allows for instant recovery of all critical workloads in an environment, regardless of where those workloads are running, the company states.
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Cloud
McAfee uncovers top threat trends for Q2, 2021
With the shift to a more flexible pandemic workforce, cyber criminals have introduced new and updated threats and tactics in campaigns targeting prominent sectors, such as government, financial services and entertainment.
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Cybersecurity
Women and BAME individuals bear the brunt of cyber attacks - Malwarebytes research
Malwarebytes and non-profit partners have released a report revealing certain demographic groups are disproportionally impacted by cybercrime.