Tag Archives: threat
Types Of Common Malware Attacks
Malware remains a massive security problem, costing companies billions each year to manage, mitigate and remediate. While the term itself is straightforward — malware refers to any software designed to cause harm on a system or device — there are a host of malware types and techniques used by attackers to circumvent defenses and compromise […]
Skimming the Surface of Information Theft in 2020
Social distancing may have limited our physical interactions, but it also increased our electronic activities. So many of our daily pursuits are now done electronically – and some users for the first time. Although we have to disclose so much of our personal data online, cyber security is often an afterthought to the average consumer.
Why Financial Institutions Need Pen Testing 2020 and Beyond
The year 2020 will be known for a great many things. One of them is innovation.
HALOCK Pandemic Breaches Bulletin: When Ransomware Has Captured Data … But We Don’t Know What That Data Is
During the pandemic HALOCK and the information security community have been responding to a significant spike in cyber security incidents.
10 Years of Malware and Threats
Again, from a Dark Reading article, Microsoft Studies 10 Years of Malware and Threats. Microsoft, in celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the launch of its Trustworthy Computing Initiative, published a special edition of its Security Intelligence Report. They looked at the past 10 years and how the cyber threat landscape has evolved.
Incident Response — The Changing Face of Malware
When someone says “you have malware”, what do you think of? Do you remember the “old days” when a virus was simply an annoyance, blue screening Windows machines, slowing your machine speed, or popping up false firewall advertisements? Unfortunately, those “old days” are long gone. Malware has changed drastically in recent years.