A highly targeted form of phishing, spear phishing involves bespoke emails being sent to well-researched victims. It is hard to spot without close inspection and difficult to stop with technical controls alone.
Organizations need to be prepared for thingbot attacks by having security controls in place that can detect the bot and scale to the rate at which thingbots can attack.
With the cyber security industrial complex in full swing and good business for all the major players, from governments and state sponsored groups, to criminal attackers and the vendors as well as their shareholders, we wonder what horrors this dystopian hell world will spew forth next.
The company issued a rare emergency security update to fix a zero-day vulnerability – reported by a Google security engineer – in the still-supported IE9, IE10 and IE11.
McAfee researchers expect malware-as-a-service families to strengthen, energizing the market for attack outsourcing and the evolution of increasingly innovative and agile attack methods.
The combined offering will leverage Aujas’ managed security services expertise to offer joint customers the earliest threat prevention.
Developers, ICT providers and foundational third-parties are what keeps the Department of Human Services CISO Narelle Devine awake at night.