Posts Tagged ‘malware’

Financial threats in 2020: These are the key predictions from Kaspersky

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In 2020, financially motivated cyberthreat actors may start to target investment apps and other areas according to key predictions from Kaspersky in the financial sector. Financial cyberthreats are considered to be some of the most dangerous ones, as the impact they bring usually results in direct financial losses for victims. 2019 has seen some significant…

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Malware appears on the WatchGuard top ten malware list for first time

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Mac-based malware has appeared on the list of the top ten most common types of malware for the first time in WatchGuard’s quarterly Internet Security Report. The Mac scareware appeared in sixth place in WatchGuard’s latest Q3 2018 report and is primarily delivered by email to trick victims into installing fake cleaning software. The new…

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Verizon Enterprise Solutions selects Vidder for managed services

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Verizon Enterprise Solutions selects Vidder for managed services Vidder has been specially chosen by Verizon Enterprise Solutions for its new Software Defined Perimeter Managed Service Offering, which will support global enterprises increase agility, control costs and limit cyber risks.  Vidder, Inc., which delivers Access Control solutions, have announced that their technology is a fundamental part of…

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Will MazarBOT be the straw that breaks Android’s back?

Will MazarBOT be the straw that breaks Android’s back

That’s according to Jan Vidar Krey, Head of Development at Norwegian app security firm Promon, who found the most alarming part of the malware was not its ability to penetrate and compromise an Android device, but that the existence of this strain was not protected against since it was first identified on the Dark Web several months ago.

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Consumer advice on malware is misguided

Consumer advice on malware is misguided

Advice issued by Symantec last week following the discovery of a new strain of malware called Android. Bankosy mistakenly puts the onus on end-users to protect themselves – when unfortunately they are mostly ignorant about malware and least able from a technology point of view to protect themselves.

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Vectra Networks comments on Dridex malware threat

“Algorithms are the key to detecting and mitigating cyber attacks”

Vectra Networks comments on Dridex malware threat The National Crime Agency has issued a warning that a new version of the ‘Dridex’ malware is targeting the UK, with £20 million having already been purported stolen by this attack. Cybersecurity expert Gerard Bauer, VP EMEA of Vectra Networks, has made the following comments: “The Dridex scam…

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