Phishing Must Not Be Underestimated

New research released today has illustrated the fact that Infosec executives view ransomware and DDoS attacks as the biggest security threat to their organisations. Eyal Benishti, CEO & Founder at IRONSCALES commented below. Eyal Benishti, CEO & Founder at IRONSCALES:  “It is surprising to see infosec executives seemingly discount phishing as one of, if not the biggest, […]

Balabit Known Unknowns

New Research From Balabit Reveals More Than A Quarter Of Companies Expect To Be Breached In The Next Six Months Less than half of businesses are fully confident that they would know if a breach had happened or how, according to Balabit’s global research report Nearly four in five companies (79%) were hit by a […]

Overwhelm Security Operation Centers

Security Operation Centers face a flood of excessive alerts and are working with outdated metrics that are leading to alert fatigue for many security operation centers (SOC) according to a new study released by Fidelis Cybersecurity.* Bob Noel, Director of Strategic Relationships and Marketing at Plixer commented below. Bob Noel, Director of Strategic Relationships and […]

Google Cloud Platform Security

European Cloud28+ initiative

Following Google’s announcement today of new security features for the Google Cloud Platform, with the intent of giving businesses more control over their security environment, IT security experts commented below. Anthony James, Chief Marketing Officer at CipherCloud: “Cloud adoption is ramping rapidly and the adoption of cloud-based applications has entered the mainstream. Each cloud vendor has a variety of […]

Legacy Cybersecurity Defenses

Legacy Cybersecurity Defenses Won’t Keep Pace with New Ransomware and Cryptojacking Threats Findings from the 2018 Webroot Threat Report Reveal the Increasing Sophistication of Phishing, Malware, and Cryptojacking Webroot, the Smarter Cybersecurity® company, revealed the results from the 2018 edition of its annual threat report, which demonstrated attackers are constantly trying new ways to get […]

Trickbot Adds Screenlocker- Will Ccryptojacking Be Next?

The most recent version of the TrickBot banking trojan now includes a screenlocker component, suggesting the malware’s operators might soon start holding victims for ransom if infected targets don’t appear to be e-banking users. The good news is that the screenlocker mechanism is not fully functional just yet, and appears to still be under development. Nonetheless, security […]

Gartner Says Worldwide IoT Security Spending Will Reach $1.5 BillionIn 2018

By 2021, Regulatory Compliance Will Become the Prime Influencer for IoT Security Uptake STAMFORD, Conn., March 21, 2018 — Internet of Things (IoT)-based attacks are already a reality. A recent CEB, now Gartner, survey found that nearly 20 per cent of organisations observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. To protect […]

Chinese Hackers Building A Botnet

Security researchers have discovered malware that could be assembling a botnet army composed of five million compromised Android devices. Researchers from cybersecurity firm Check Point said that the RottenSys malware was targeted at Android users through an app disguised as a WiFi service. It was originally used as malware to serve fraudulent ads on users’ […]