Rapid Automation and Industrialization of Cyber Attacks

Rapid Automation and Industrialization of Cyber Attacks

Applications Suffer Over 250 Percent Increase in Attacks Designed to Steal Sensitive Information or Compromise Users Imperva, Inc. (NYSE:IMPV), committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, unveiled the findings of its sixth annual Web Application Attack Report (WAAR). This year’s report highlights cyber criminals’ use of automation to increase both […]

Compromise of Ammyy Remote Desktop Software Website

Ammyy Remote Desktop Software Website

ESET has uncovered several examples of malware being distributed via a strategic web compromise. In late October and early November this year, visitors to ammyy.com were offered a bundle containing not only the company’s legitimate Remote Desktop Software, Ammyy Admin, but also malware. ESET researchers noticed in late October that, for about a week, visitors […]

We’re in a Cyberwar—And the Bad Guys are Winning

We’re in a Cyberwar

One of the trailers for the latest James Bond movie features the presumed head of the evil Spectre organization, a menacing Christoph Waltz, taunting our hero with the words, “You came across me so many times, yet you never saw me… what took you so long?” Those lines could easily be uttered by any number […]

29 % of Users take a Device to the Bathroom

Users take a Device to the Bathroom

Research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International shows the relationship between users and their digital devices is often closer than best friends, with 29 per cent taking them to the bathroom and 25 per cent sharing secrets with their device they don’t want anyone else to know. However, this trust could be leaving users at […]

Financial Fraud Action Warns of IT Con

Financial Fraud Action Warns of IT Con

A spate of scams in which criminals use technology to take over victims’ computers has been reported by an anti-fraud group. Financial Fraud Action, a body set up by the financial services industry, said that fraudsters were impersonating major companies to steal money. They claim they are fixing a slow internet connection, but trick firms […]

Hilton Hotels Data Breach

Hilton Hotels Data Breach

Hilton Hotels have issued a statement confirming rumours that have swirled around for the last couple of months, stating that malware had found its way onto point-of-sale systems and stole payment card information. That stolen information includes cardholder names, payment card numbers, security codes and expiry dates. However, addresses and PINs have not been exposed. […]