Multi Cloud Migration: Protecting Your Cloud Investment, And Prioritizing Your Security Needs

What to secure first  There is a seemingly constant influx of news regarding cloud adoption trends, but what seems to be somewhat missing from industry discussion is the trend towards multi-cloud adoption. Analysts and industry experts including Gartner recommend standardisation on multiple IaaS cloud service providers as a security and availability best practice. For security […]

14,766 Let’s Encrypt SSL Security Certificates Issued To PayPal Phishing Sites

Analysis reported on Bleeping Computer that during the past year, Let’s Encrypt has issued a total of 15,270 SSL certificates that contained the word “PayPal” in the domain name or the certificate identity. “Of these, approximately 14,766 (96.7%) were issued for domains that hosted phishing sites, according to an analysis carried out on a small sample of 1,000 […]

Google Downgrades Trust In Symantec Certificates To Just Nine Months

Google has announced that it is downgrading the level of trust that it has in Symantec certificates following an investigation that revealed ‘a continually increasing scope of misissuance’ by Symantec which has exposed users to significant dangers. Up to 30,000 certificates have been found to be problematic since the investigation began. As a result, by […]

Why Good Cybersecurity Is Good PR

Public relations and advertising specialists for many years have clung to the myth that there is no such thing as bad publicity. Reality has busted that myth several times in the recent past, no more so than in the world of cybersecurity. Fees, fines, and compensation paid by companies as diverse as Target and Home […]

Distil Networks Uncovers Sophisticated Gift Card Fraud Bot

High Risk Ransomware

Major Retailers Facing GiftGhostBot Attacks Attempting to Defraud Consumers SAN FRANCISCO. Distil Networks, the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, today announced that its analyst team has uncovered an Advanced Persistent Bot (APB) that targets gift card payments processes on websites. The bot, named GiftGhostBot, is attempting to defraud consumers from the money loaded […]