Blog Posts Tagged with "malware"

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Lessons from Cyber Essentials – Going Back to the Basics

October 11, 2018 Added by:Andrew Avanessian

IT leaders across all organisations should be working to weave in the Cyber Essentials scheme into the fabric of their businesses.

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It's Time to Get Real about Complex, Emerging Threats

September 12, 2018 Added by:Steve Durbin

Information security professionals are facing increasingly complex threats—some new, others familiar but evolving.

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FIN6 Hackers Update Arsenal of Techniques

September 11, 2018 Added by:Ionut Arghire

A cybercriminal group focused on stealing payment card data records has been using new tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) in attacks observed in 2017 and 2018, IBM X-Force security researchers report.

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Why the World Needs Disruptive, Effective, Modern Cyber Protection

August 28, 2018 Added by:Boris Vaynberg

Companies need to look for a solution that strengthens their cyber defenses dramatically by preventing attacks before they enter and harm their organization, their customers and their brand.

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Researchers Detail Linux-Based “Chaos” Backdoor

February 20, 2018 Added by:Ionut Arghire

A Linux-targeting backdoor observed in live attacks in June last year was recently found to have been part of an older rootkit, GoSecure researchers reveal.

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Understanding Endpoint Threat Diversification to Help Better Secure Infrastructures

December 14, 2017 Added by:Liviu Arsene

Threat diversification has enabled the development of new security technologies designed within layers, aimed at preventing advanced and sophisticated malware from breaching security at various attack stages.

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Healthcare Orgs in the Crosshairs: Ransomware Takes Aim

November 03, 2017 Added by:Sanjay Ramnath

Ransomware and other threats are not going away anytime soon and healthcare will continue to be a target for attackers. The hope is that healthcare professionals continue to keep IT security top of mind.

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Managing Cyber Security in Today’s Ever-Changing World

October 26, 2017 Added by:Steve Durbin

The contours of cybercriminal enterprise have grown to become specialized, like that of mainstream business, operating out of conventional office spaces, providing a combination of customer support, marketing programs, product development, and other trappings of the traditional business world.

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Ztorg Trojan-SMS Infects Google Play Apps

June 24, 2017 Added by:Ionut Arghire

Newly discovered Google Play applications infected with the Ztorg Trojan family no longer request root privileges on compromised devices, Kaspersky Lab security researchers reveal.

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Neutrino Bot Gets Protective Loader

March 07, 2017 Added by:Ionut Arghire

A recently observed variant of the multi-purpose Neutrino Bot is using a protective, obfuscated loader that is an integral part of the full package.

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DynA-Crypt Ransomware Steals and Deletes User Data

February 11, 2017 Added by:Ionut Arghire

A newly observed piece of ransomware doesn’t merely focus on encrypting user’s files, but also attempts to steal data from the infected machine, and to delete files, researchers warn.

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2017 Cybersecurity Trends Already in Action

February 08, 2017 Added by:Nathan Burke

With each passing year, it seems that newly-uncovered hacks and the number of users impacted grow larger and larger. One big prediction for 2017 that we haven’t seen come true yet is that we'll have a new major breach.

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Android Trojan Downloads Google Play Apps onto SD Cards

February 01, 2017 Added by:Ionut Arghire

A newly discovered Android Trojan can download applications from Google Play, but saves them onto the SD card instead of installing them, to keep this malicious activity hidden from the user.

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Pokémon GO Security Threats Hit via Social Media

September 11, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Pokémon GO continues to remain a highly popular mobile app, and cybercriminals have found a new method of compromise by heading to social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. A

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LuaBot Linux Botnet Is Written in Lua Language

September 07, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire

A newly discovered Linux botnet that was coded using the Lua programming language is targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices in addition to Linux systems and servers, researchers warn.

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Avoiding Ransomware with Strong Endpoint Security

May 26, 2016 Added by:Dean Dyche

Ransomware attacks are growing in volume and sophistication. To best defend against ransomware, users must ensure that their machines remain up to date with the latest patches and security updates.

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