Ransom Driven DDoS Attacks To Hit Three Quarters Of European Businesses In The Next Year

IT security industry calls for Internet Service Providers to take a larger role in protecting customers Over three quarters of IT security professionals (80%) believe that their organisation will be threatened with a DDoS ransom attack during the next 12 months, according to a new research report from Corero Network Security (LSE: CNS), a leading provider of First […]

Ashley Madison Users Were Chatting With Bots – Not Women

Avid Life Media (ALM), the parent company of hacked adultery website Ashley Madison, is facing a US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) probe over its use of automated software called ‘fembots’ on its websites, which impersonated real women to lure in male customers. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault commented below. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault: “Bots […]

Wi-Fi Connections Put Business Travellers At Risk

According to a new report by Kaspersky, business travellers are more at risk of data theft. About 30% of senior business managers “have been hit by cybercrime while abroad”, according to a survey of 11,850 employed individuals who had travelled abroad for business and leisure in the past year. Jonathan Sander, VP of Product Strategy at […]

Identity Fraud Increases By 57% – What To Do

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Fraud prevention service Cifas revealed that identity fraud has increased by 57% since last year. This comes as thieves and fraudsters have begun to “hunt” for targets on social media. Robert Capps, VP at fraud mitigation company, NuData Security commented below. Robert Capps, VP at Fraud Mitigation Company, NuData Security: “We hear about data breaches all the time, but we […]

Facebook Phishing Attacks Claim 10,000 Victims In Two Days

A Kaspersky Lab security expert has uncovered a malware attack that tricked approximately 10,000 Facebook users around the world into infecting their devices after receiving a message from a friend claiming to have mentioned them on Facebook. Compromised devices were used to hijack Facebook accounts in order to spread the infection through the victim’s own Facebook friends […]

Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems

Adam Palmer, Director of International Government Affairs, FireEye, provides his view about Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems. Adam Palmer, Director of International Government Affairs at FireEye: “The EU NIS directive will have a fundamental impact on the way that most organisations in European Union member states implement security policies and report breaches. Organisations […]

What Are The Biggest Security Concerns Your Business Faces?

If you’re concerned about the security risks your business faces, then you’re right to be. Although many businesses have moved towards an approach to security of “we know we’re going to be breached at some point, so let’s focus on how we deal with these breaches when they occur,” prudent directors continue to understand the importance of maintaining […]

Allot MobileTrends Report Finds Fans Risk For Cyber Threats Doubles During UEFA Euro 2016

Allot and Kaspersky Lab highlight the behavioral profiles most at risk of online threats during sports events, and how CSPs can deliver network-based services to protect their experience Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: ALLT), a leading provider of security and monetization solutions that enable service providers to protect and personalize the digital experience, today released Allot MobileTrends […]