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Vulnerabilities discovered in Veeam backup solutions
Tue, 22nd Mar 2022
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cloud services
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virtualisation
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dr
Among the possible consequences of the attacks are infection with ransomware, data theft, and denial of service.
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COVID-19 vax most popular topic for phishing attacks in 2021
Thu, 27th Jan 2022
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
While phishing attacks remain a consistent threat to online security, attackers are switching up the topics they use to bait unsuspecting victims.
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End of 2021 marks drop in cyber attacks, and increase in remote access malware
Fri, 24th Dec 2021
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contact centre
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ransomware
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malware
Unique cyber attacks decrease in Q3 2021, but attacks on individuals rise, says Positive Technologies report. Remote access trojans also on the rise.
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Cybercriminals hack 93% of company networks - report
Wed, 22nd Dec 2021
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network management
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network security
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firewall
Positive Technologies' new report shows that external attackers can breach 93% of networks and insiders have full control in all cases.
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Positive Technologies reveals updated cybersecurity platform
Tue, 14th Dec 2021
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big data
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network infrastructure
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bi
Positive Technologies launches PT NAD 10.2, a network attack discovery solution that detects 37 types of suspicious activities.
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Vulnerability in Cisco security devices could cause firewalls to fail
Wed, 24th Nov 2021
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pam
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ndr
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cybersecurity
Vulnerability in Cisco ASA and Cisco FTD firewalls discovered by Positive Technologies researcher, could lead to denial of service. Install updates.
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Vulnerabilities in Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay open door for cyber attackers
Wed, 17th Nov 2021
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apple
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smartphones
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martech
Vulnerabilities in Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay allow attackers to make unlimited purchases, says researcher Timur Yunusov.
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ATM vulnerabilities open door for attacks - report
Thu, 28th Oct 2021
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
Vulnerabilities in Wincor Cineo ATMs allow attackers to bypass encryption and make cash withdrawals, according to researchers.
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New cyber-criminal group discovered targeting government servers, fuel, energy and aviation companies
Fri, 1st Oct 2021
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servers
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
Researchers have identified a new, previously unknown group that has systematically attacked Russia's fuel and energy complex and its aviation industry.
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Ransomware attacks reach disturbing levels
Thu, 23rd Sep 2021
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Ransomware attacks have reached 'stratospheric levels', now accounting for 69% of all attacks involving malware.
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91% of industrial companies open to cyber attacks
Tue, 7th Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
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cyber attacks
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positive technologies
Over 90% of industrial companies are vulnerable to cyber attacks, with attackers gaining access to critical systems.
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Cyber incidents on the rise as ransomware accounts for two thirds of all malware attacks
Thu, 15th Jul 2021
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ransomware
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malware
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cybersecurity
Ransomware makes up two-thirds of all malware attacks, as cyber incidents continue to rise, according to Positive Technologies.
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SonicWall vulnerability allows attackers to obtain full control of device and underlying OS
Wed, 7th Jul 2021
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cybersecurity
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sonicwall
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cios
Positive Technologies reveals critical vulnerability in SonicWall Network Security Manager, allowing authenticated attackers full control.
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Vulnerabilities discovered in Cisco IT infrastructure deployment solution
Wed, 23rd Jun 2021
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cloud services
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dr
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converged infrastructure
Researchers at Positive Technologies have discovered three vulnerabilities in Cisco HyperFlex HX that could disrupt enterprise operations.
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Sharp increase in cyber attacks in last quarter of 2020 - report
Thu, 22nd Apr 2021
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cybersecurity
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retail
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cyber attacks
Attacks on trade enterprises have significantly risen, with a 56% increase in the trade industry, according to Positive Technologies.
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Sandbox evasion malware used for cyber espionage, new study shows
Mon, 8th Mar 2021
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malware
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cios
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cyber attacks
The company's findings show that 25% of that malware was active in 2019-2020, and that at least 23 APT groups around the world have used them in attacks.
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High demand for hackers on the dark web
Thu, 11th Feb 2021
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dark web
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cios
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retail
High demand for hackers on the dark web, with 90% of users seeking access to web resources, says Positive Technologies research.
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Cybercriminals target COVID-19 vaccine - report
Wed, 23rd Dec 2020
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it in healthcare
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hacking
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positive technologies
Attackers did not spare clinics where COVID-19 patients were being treated or pharmaceutical sites where vaccine research was being conducted.
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5G flaws allow criminals to steal data, cut access to the web
Thu, 17th Dec 2020
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hyperscale
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public cloud
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cloud services
5G technology flaws allow criminals to steal data and cut web access, says security assessment by Positive Technologies.
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Companies exploited by high-risk vulnerabilities, new research shows
Wed, 4th Nov 2020
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security vulnerabilities
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exploits
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positive technologies
84% of companies have high-risk vulnerabilities on their network perimeter, with half of them fixable through software updates, says Positive Technologies.
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Hackers difficult to distinguish from legitimate users - study
Fri, 21st Aug 2020
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cybersecurity
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hacking
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positive technologies
Almost half of all actions by attackers are identical to the usual activities of users and admins, a new report has found.
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Banks failing customers when it comes to mobile app security
Thu, 18th Jun 2020
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application security
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digital banking
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retail
Half of mobile banking apps vulnerable to theft of funds due to flaws, with none having an acceptable level of security, says Positive Technologies.
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Dark web packed with offers to hack corporate networks
Thu, 21st May 2020
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dark web
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hacking
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positive technologies
Access to corporate networks on the dark web has surged by 69% in Q1 2020, putting remote working businesses at high risk, according to Positive Technologies.
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Cisco ASA firewall users urged to patch systems now
Mon, 11th May 2020
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Since early January 2020, the number of internet-accessible Cisco ASA devices considered vulnerable has jumped from 170,000 to 220,000.