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WatchGuard’s eight (terrifying) 2019 security predictions
The next evolution of ransomware, escalating nation-state attacks, biometric hacking, Wi-Fi protocol security, and Die Hard fiction becomes reality.
16 Nov 18
Exclusive: Fileless malware driving uptake of behavioural analytics
Fileless malware often finds its way into organisations via web browsers (or in combination with other vectors such as infected USB drives).
12 Nov 18
Financial services breaches nearly triple in two years - Bitglass
“Financial organisations regularly handle sensitive, regulated data like home addresses, bank statements and Social Security numbers.”
04 Oct 18
Remote administration tools bring unexpected threats to industrial networks
According to a report published by Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT, RATs are incredibly widespread across all industries.
21 Sep 18
Pseudo-ransomware Xbash targeting Linux and Windows discovered
Xbash is data-destructive; destroying Linux-based databases as part of its ransomware capabilities.
18 Sep 18
Exclusive: How companies can stay secure in the cloud
"Organisations moving to the cloud must defend against malware that can infect a business by spreading through personal and corporate devices."
07 Sep 18
Botnet activity spreading multi-purpose malware tools
Cybercriminals who use botnets to conduct their attacks are shifting away from single-purpose malware .
05 Sep 18
Cryptomining and IoT attacks gunning for healthcare industry
Medical staff now carry multiple connected devices with them, including personal devices that lack appropriate security controls.
22 Aug 18
Hackers using spearphishing to target banks –Bitdefender
To limit the risk of being discovered, attackers operated outside of normal business hours and cashout operations were planned for weekends.
21 Aug 18
Deep dive: Research finds new links among North Korea’s malware families
By identifying reused code, researchers gained valuable insights about the “ancestral relations” to known threat actors or other campaigns.
10 Aug 18
Something old, nothing new: Cybercrims still rely on spam
The probability of a recipient opening an email increases 12% if the email claims to come from a known individual.
06 Aug 18
Criminals aim for attack 'quality, not quantity' as malware volumes drop
The crime lull may be a continuation of Q1’s drop, but cryptominers, ransomware, and exploits have opted for ‘quality, not quantity’.
31 Jul 18
SonicWall gains ‘Recommended’ rating in NSS Labs Firewall Test
The 2018 NSS Labs Next-Generation Firewall Test is focused on security effectiveness, performance and total cost of ownership.
27 Jul 18
2018 sees surge in encrypted attacks, malware & ransomware
The surges are leading experts to warn businesses that they will need every security tool in their toolbox to keep threats at bay.
12 Jul 18
Use of banking trojans up 50%, cryptomining still dominant malware – report
Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals that Trojan malware families enter Top 10 Most Wanted Ranking; Cryptomining remains top of the list.
10 Jul 18
Despite more training, SMBs feel unprepared for cyberattacks - Webroot
"One of the most effective strategies to keep your company safe is with a layered cybersecurity strategy that can secure users and their devices."
02 Jul 18
Cryptomining attacks to gain prevalence in H2 2018 – WatchGuard report
The findings are based on data from tens of thousands of active Firebox UTM appliances around the world.
02 Jul 18
VirusTotal takes proactive approach to eliminating false positives
Alphabet-owned antivirus service VirusTotal is cracking down on false positives – and solving a massive problem for software developers.
21 Jun 18
Bitdefender unravels the mystery of the Zacinlo adware
The Zacinlo malware, which Bitdefender classes as an advanced strain of spyware, has been operating covertly since 2012.
20 Jun 18
After five years, the InvisiMole spyware isn't so invisible anymore
InvisiMole is able to turn the affected computer into a video camera, which allows the attackers see and hear what’s going on around their victim.
20 Jun 18
Ransomware: Top-of-mind for Aussies, but we just don't know what to do about it
Ransomware continues to be a major concern for Australian consumers this year - and many are unsure if they have even been affected by it.
12 Jun 18
VPNFilter hits more networking devices: ASUS, D-Link, Huawei amongst those affected
ASUS, D-Link, Huawei, Ubiquiti, Upvel, and ZTE home networking devices and NAS devices join Linksys, Microtik, Netgear, QNAP, and TP-Link.
08 Jun 18
Cybercrime driving booming endpoint security market past $7.5bn
New research points to a very healthy cybersecurity market that is largely due to the very unhealthy cybercrime market.
01 Jun 18
UK most breached country in EU but businesses are blissfully naïve
A study has found that despite being the most breached country, UK businesses claim to actually feel less vulnerable than their European neighbours.
30 May 18