Online fraud trends released in wake of significant breaches

NuData Security today announced new threat intelligence that provides insight into the latest trends in online fraud. Trends NuData Security researchers have observed include: Account takeover, in which fraudsters steal an established account with personally identifiable information (PII) attached to Continue reading Online fraud trends released in wake of significant breaches

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OPSWAT Releases First Report on Market Share of Anti-Malware Vendors

OPSWAT today announced that their quarterly market share reports will now look at anti-malware market share as opposed to the antivirus market share that has been covered in past reports. These changes are in response to the changes in the marketplace (which Continue reading OPSWAT Releases First Report on Market Share of Anti-Malware Vendors

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Akamai Q2 2015 State of the Internet – Security Report

Akamai Technologies have  announced the availability of the Q2 2015 State of the Internet – Security Report. This quarter’s report, which provides analysis and insight into the global cloud security threat landscape, can be downloaded here.   “The threat posed Continue reading Akamai Q2 2015 State of the Internet – Security Report

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IRS cyber attacks may have affected more than 300,000 taxpayer accounts

Last night, The Wall Street Journal reported that the IRS cyber attacks may have affected more than 300,000 taxpayer accounts – and more than 600,000 breaches were attempted. Various expert comments on this news are; Gavin Reid, VP of threat Continue reading IRS cyber attacks may have affected more than 300,000 taxpayer accounts

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Former Kaspersky employees accuse company of creating fake malware

Russian cyber-security firm, Kaspersky, has come under fire after former employees accused the company of creating fake malware and viruses to trick their competitors. Commenting on this, Rahul Kashyup, Chief Security Architect and SVP of Security & Solutions Engineering at endpoint security specialists Bromium, Continue reading Former Kaspersky employees accuse company of creating fake malware

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Bromium Black Hat Survey: Endpoint Risk Five Times Greater Than Network or Cloud

Bromium has released “Black Hat 2015: State of Security,” a survey of more than 100 information security professionals conducted at the Black Hat Conference 2015. The survey reveals issues with Flash and security patch management, with the majority of respondents Continue reading Bromium Black Hat Survey: Endpoint Risk Five Times Greater Than Network or Cloud

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Phishing – the hook may be seen, but employees unlikely to report it

A survey of over 200 IT professionals at this year’s InfoSecurity Europe has found that, while almost 80% of organisations have a process for employees to report phishing emails to the IT/security department, most don’t. In fact, over half of Continue reading Phishing – the hook may be seen, but employees unlikely to report it

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