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Cloud
Avast and RiskIQ announce threat intelligence partnership
Digital security and privacy company Avast, and RiskIQ, an internet security intelligence company, have announced a threat intelligence partnership.
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Distribution
Arrow and RiskIQ sign A/NZ distribution agreement
“Our teaming with RiskIQ offers the A/NZ channel access to their innovative approach to solving contemporary security challenges, which are being experienced across a range of industries and organisations.”
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Data breach
Ticketmaster breach part of massive digital credit card skimming campaign
The campaign is executed by the threat group Magecart and affects over 800 eCommerce sites around the world.
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Cloud
Phishing declines, but targets increase - report
For the second quarter in a row, Q1 saw a slight decrease of over 2% in overall phishing detections from Q4 of 2017.
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Phishing
Social media phishing on the rise as attackers experiment with tactics
The data suggests a pivot in tactics away from traditional cloud service providers.
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Managed security services
Q4 malvertising levels drop; but scammers aren't finished yet
Malvertising may be going out of fashion for cyberattackers across the board, but it doesn’t mean web users can rest easy.
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Cybersecurity
67% of organisations say they're understaffed to handle cybersecurity
RiskIQ's survey paints a grim picture that forecasts a 'perfect storm' where the problem of staff shortages collides with escalating cybercrime.
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Network Security
OceanLotus Group thought to be targeting ASEAN nations on behalf of Vietnam
The OceanLotus Group, also known as APT 32, may be on the hunt for targets in ASEAN nations and acting on behalf of Vietnam state interests.
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Cybercrime
Research finds UK’s top organisations leaving doors open to cybercrime
It's crucial that other organisations don’t follow suit by ensuring their digital attack surface is constantly monitored, kept under control & secure.
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DDoS
Industry collaboration brings down WireX Android botnet
"I want to especially thank the organizations who are attacked with DDoS traffic and are kind enough to share detailed information about the attacks."
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Cybersecurity
Survey reveals digital transformation playing into cybercriminals’ hands
Digital transformation has many positives but it also benefits cybercrime as organisations are trying to walk before they can crawl.
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Phishing
Malvertising madness: New report reveals 1978% spike in phishing redirects
“Malvertising is so nefarious because it’s a direct attack on the lifeblood of the internet as we know it."