Trick Or Treat – 25 Of The Most Ridiculous Questions Asked Of IT Security

UK Plc to Take Security Seriously

“Do you have any insect repellent? I’ve been told my computer has a bug.” There is no doubting that cyber security is a very technical subject, and with the current state of hacking for profit and the games of cat and mouse among nation states, it’s more stressful than ever. With Halloween here, Imperva thought they’d […]

Botnet Ddos Attacks In Q3: More Sophisticated, More Europe-Centric

Attacks on private US PCs

Kaspersky Lab has released a report on botnet-assisted DDoS attacks for the third quarter of 2016 based on data received from Kaspersky DDoS Intelligence*. Activity by attack servers located in Western Europe and the number of the resources attacked in the region have both increased. The number of sophisticated DDoS attacks emanating from encrypted traffic […]

Problems Reappear For IoT Devices With New DDoS Trojan

News has broken of a new malware family called Linnux IRCTenet and is written in C++. The malware is aiming for Linux based IoT devices with the main purpose of adding those devices to a botnet and carrying out DDoS attacks. Mike Ahmadi, Global Director – Critical Systems Security at Synopsys commented below. Mike Ahmadi, Global Director – Critical Systems […]

Mass Scans Of The Internet For Vulnerabilities

Just after the Joomla project released their latest update of Joomla CMS to fix two critical security flaws, attackers had already started looking for unpatched systems and then launched mass scans shortly thereafter. Tim Erlin, Senior Director of IT Security and Risk Strategy for Tripwire commented below. Tim Erlin, Senior Director of IT Security and […]

Centrify Reveals Seven Tips To Reduce Risks Of Data Breaches

Consumer-Centric Malware For the Enterprise

As National Cybersecurity Awareness Month ends today, Centrify reminds businesses to implement cybersecurity best practices Bracknell UK. Centrify, the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats, today shared seven tips for enterprises to effectively combat cybercrime. Employee training and cyber awareness, combined with a solid defence strategy and best-in-class cybersecurity tools and software, are essential to reducing […]