Posts Tagged ‘cyberattack’

Sophos introduces lateral movement protection to XG Firewall to stop advancing cyberattacks

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Sophos, a provider in network and endpoint security, announced that its next-generation Sophos XG Firewall now includes lateral movement protection to prevent targeted, manual cyberattacks or exploits from infiltrating further into a compromised network. The SophosLabs 2019 Threat Report discusses a rise in targeted ransomware. With the SamSam ransomware campaign estimated to have earned more…

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‘NotPetya’ and ‘WannaCry’ cyberattacks on international government infrastructure and organisations a wake-up call

'NotPetya' and 'WannaCry' cyberattacks on international government infrastructure and organisations a wake-up call

Following the ‘NotPetya’ and ‘WannaCry’ cyberattacks on the UK’s National Health Service, as well as the recent hacking of thousands of UK parliamentary email accounts, Security News Desk Sub Editor, Francesca Seden shines a spotlight on the growing cyber threats to global critical infrastructure from terrorists and hackers and explores how further attacks might be mitigated in the future.

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