Viruses & Malware
February 08, 2017 Added by:Nathan Burke
With each passing year, it seems that newly-uncovered hacks and the number of users impacted grow larger and larger. One big prediction for 2017 that we haven’t seen come true yet is that we'll have a new major breach.
November 08, 2016 Added by:Slawek Ligier
If anything is certain about the latest ransomware trends we’ve been tracking, it’s that no one is immune to an attack. Ransomware attackers don’t discriminate.
August 11, 2016 Added by:Karl Sigler
Exploit kits are increasingly using the evil twin of an advertisement, a malvertisement, as a gateway to a web browser.
July 27, 2016 Added by:Slawek Ligier
There is certainly no shortage of cyber-attacks in the headlines, and none more prevalent than ransomware attacks. These bold attacks encrypt user files, then demand a ransom in exchange for decrypting the files and restoring access to the original owner.
May 10, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire
Malvertising, the malicious activity that involves spreading malware via online advertising, has been trending up over the past few years, and 2016 might become a record-breaking year for it, Cyphort Labs researchers suggest.
April 14, 2016 Added by:Alexander Polyakov
SAP's April security patches resolve 26 vulnerabilities in SAP products, including 19 SAP Security Patch Day Notes and 7 Support Package Notes.
April 04, 2016 Added by:Dan Lohrmann
While media attention has focused on global terrorist incidents and the presidential primaries, a growing number of business emergencies caused by ransomware are sweeping the world. The risk of this situation escalating into a significant public- or private-sector crisis is growing.
March 29, 2016 Added by:InfosecIsland News
Free classified advertising site Gumtree was hit by a malvertising attack that resulted in users being exposed to the Angler exploit kit (EK), researchers at Malwarebytes say.
February 22, 2016 Added by:Larry Karisny
When I spoke on the need for cybersecurity innovation at the January ITEXPO conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., I sensed something interesting about my cybersecurity colleagues: They don't seem to care about innovation; they care about having a job in cybersecurity.
February 10, 2016 Added by:Idan Aharoni
Inteller has identified a new Ransomware malware being offered for sale in the underground, dubbed "GinX", which encrypts important and sensitive files on the victim's computer and which targets not only Windows operating systems, but MacBook's OSX as well.
January 05, 2016 Added by:Eduard Kovacs
Security firm ESET has been monitoring attacks involving the threat and recently discovered that the Trojan had been used to target news media and electrical power companies in Ukraine.
December 07, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin
As information risks and cyber security threats increase, organizations need to move away from reacting to incidents and toward predicting and preventing them. Developing a robust mechanism to assess and treat information risk throughout the organization is a business essential.
December 01, 2015 Added by:Steve Durbin
Organizations worldwide continue to struggle to attract and retain skilled information and cybersecurity professionals. Overcoming this challenge requires a more imaginative, business and people-centric approach to the recruitment of security professionals.
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