Ransomware

WannaCry is still alive hitting almost 75,000 users in Q3 2018

The percentage has risen over the last year, demonstrating more than two thirds growth against Q3 2017, when its share in cryptor attacks was 16.78 percent.

How the Lazarus group is emptying millions from ATMs

Lazarus first breaches targeted banks’ networks and compromises the switch application servers handling ATM transactions.

Experience an RDP attack? It’s your fault, not Microsoft’s

Follow Microsoft's basic security guidelines for Remote Desktop Protocol and you'll shut down hackers who try to exploit it.

Aujas, Endgame partner to offer advanced managed endpoint protection

The combined offering will leverage Aujas’ managed security services expertise to offer joint customers the earliest threat prevention.

Bitdefender acquires analytics startup RedSocks Security

Cyber security vendor Bitdefender has acquired Netherlands-based network security analytics startup RedSocks.

Kaspersky Cyberinsights 2018: Cybersecurity in the age of digital transformation

The Kaspersky Cyberinsights 2018 two city series in India, as part of its pan-APAC series, put the spotlight on the central theme of “Building Cyber Defence and Resilience with Adaptive Security Framework”. 

DigitalTrack acquires Encrust to become national SI

Muneer Ahamed will lead the merged entity, and Encrust’s co-founders Shahjahan and Vijay will be directors for DigitalTrack Solutions West. 

What is enterprise risk management? How to put cybersecurity threats into a business context

Cybersecurity risks are now a key part of the ERM process. Here’s how infosec professionals should talk about cybersecurity risk and assess its impact.

McAfee QTR sees cryptocurrency mining surge continue in second quarter

​McAfee have released their Quarterly Threat Report, showing an 86% increase in known samples of cryptojacking in Q2 2018 alone.

Australia condemns Russia for cyber attacks dating back to 2015

The Australian Government has condemned Russia for a range of cyber attacks perpetrated from July 2015 to October 2017.

Email based cyberattacks remain one of the most vulnerable vectors: Report

Cybercriminals use social engineering techniques to trick users into providing login credentials, initiating fraudulent transactions or unknowingly install ransomware.

What is Magecart and was it behind the Ticketmaster and BA hacks?

The phenomenally damaging cyberattack on British Airways last week saw the haemorrhaging of information from over 385,000 transactions, credit card and personal details included.