Crypto Malware Miners Targeting Ad Networks

Malware Ranks First

Crypto malware miners are being slipped into ad networks according to Israeli adtech firm Spotad. Spotad’s AI system detected anomalies in the code of legitimate ads that was a crypto miner for Monero. Alex Calic, Chief Strategist and Revenue Officer at The Media Trust commented below. Alex Calic, Chief Strategist and Revenue Officer at The […]

How Seriously Do CEOs Take Cyber Security?

Cybersecurity

If column inches on an issue equated to how seriously organisations took it, then cyber security would undoubtedly be the number one concern for CEOs and the rest of the board in companies all over the world. However, I am not entirely sure if this is the case. Most organisations talk about cyber security and […]

Nefarious Security Apps Playing On Consumers Fears

In a recent survey, it has been found that 61% of consumers surveyed claimed that they are more worried about cybersecurity today than they were five years ago. Recent McAfee research reveals that 33% of consumers rank protecting their identity as their number one cybersecurity priority ahead of protecting privacy, connected devices, data, and connected home devices.  […]

“Meltdown”: “Perfect Prevention Is Not Possible”

How does this chip flaw impact on Linux? The flaw is OS independent, so the impact is far more reaching than just Linux, including Windows, MacOS, and virtual and cloud environments The flaw in the Intel chip is that the process used to ensure users do not have access to the kernel has a bug, […]

Public Release Of Malware Code Behind Satori Botnet

More DDoS attacks could be on the way after hackers made public the code behind the Satori botnet. The Satori botnet exploits a zero-day vulnerability in a Huawei router model. Julian Palmer, VP of Engineering at Corero commented below. Julian Palmer, VP of Engineering at Corero: “IoTs, including IoT routers are vulnerable devices and are […]

Hackers Make Public Huawei Zero-Day Vulnerability For Free

Hackers: How Much do they Really Make?

Security researchers have discovered that hackers have publicly released the working code that exploits a zero-day vulnerability in a Huawei router model for free. The malware targets Huawei devices and has already been weaponised in botnet attacks Satori and Brickerbot. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault commented below. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault:  It’s not […]

The Cryptocurrency Arms Race Is On

News broke that as the cryptocurrency market continues to grow and coin prices rise, security researchers have warned that a virtual currency “arms race” is looming as nefarious actors look to exploit the lucrative forum. According to security firm Symantec, browser-based cryptocurrency mining activity has not only risen from the dead, but exploded in the last few […]

Tenable Study Finds Many Consumers Fail To Practice Basic Cyber Hygiene

Consumers acknowledge risks in the breach era but do not take important steps to protect their data and identities COLUMBIA, Md., A study conducted online by Harris Poll, on behalf of Tenable™,Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, has found that many consumers fail to practice basic security cyber hygiene. While nearly all Americans (94 percent) were […]