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Latest VMware threat report reveals truth about deepfakes
Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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virtualisation
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advanced persistent threat protection
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it automation
VMware's Global Incident Response Threat Report reveals increased cyber attacks amid pandemic disruptions and geopolitical events.
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Majority of banks paid ransom for cyberattacks last year
Tue, 26th Apr 2022
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virtualisation
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it automation
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VMware's most recent report finds 74% of businesses experienced one or more ransomware attacks in the last year, with 63% deciding to pay the ransom.
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Hackers increasingly ‘island hopping’ – so what does it mean?
Tue, 14th May 2019
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
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Cyberattacks escalate as hackers exploit supply chains, urging firms for vigilance.
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Cyber attackers using businesses to target nation states
Tue, 4th Sep 2018
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cios
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carbon black
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nation state attacks
64% of incident response professionals had experienced attackers launching secondary command and control after an initial attack was shut down.
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How to make attackers’ lives harder with effective threat hunting
Thu, 30th Nov 2017
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siem
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soc
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cios
Sandboxing was big, but I believe that in two years sandboxing won’t be an effective control, because the bad guys understand it.
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How Wi-Fi KRACK vulnerability can hit almost everyone with an endpoint
Wed, 25th Oct 2017
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telco
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krack
We can be sure that attackers will leverage that delta in patching. Communication and router security has been ignored for too long.
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What we can learn from the Google Docs hack
Fri, 12th May 2017
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malware
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phishing
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email security
Remember, don’t be embarrassed about falling victim. The more we talk about how these things happen the better we will be.
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Strategy for cyber crime: own the routers, own the Internet
Mon, 10th Apr 2017
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router
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cios
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Mobile devices & smart TVs controlled by cyber criminals make scary headlines. There's something scarier – the possibility that routers can be owned.