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Google PPC Ads Used to Deliver Infostealers

Google PPC Ads Used to Deliver Infostealers The crooks pay top dollar for Google search results for the popular AnyDesk, Dropbox & Telegram apps that lead to a malicious, infostealer-packed website.
03 June 2021

The True Cost of a Ransomware Attack

Companies need to prepare for the costs of an attack now, before they get attacked. Here's a checklist to help.
03 June 2021

Zero‑day in popular WordPress plugin exploited to take over websites

Websites using Fancy Product Designer are susceptible to remote code execution attacks even if the plugin is deactivated

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03 June 2021

The Colonial Pipeline Attack Is Your Boardroom Wake-Up Call

Why business leaders must adopt a risk-led approach to cybersecurity.
03 June 2021

Payment Security in India: A Discussion with Stakeholders

 

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) Security Summit of India, an online event took place this week with more than 1,000 payment security practitioners from India discussing the latest in payment security and standards. Here we talk with Nitin Bhatnagar, Associate Director, India, PCI SSC, Rajesh Hariharan, Director, Information Security, Global Payments; Viswanath Krishnamurthy, Chief Risk Officer, National Payments Corporation of India and Swati Sharma, FSI Compliance Specialist, Amazon Internet Service Provider Limited about payment security trends, highlights from the Security Summit of India, and industry involvement opportunities for the region.

03 June 2021

Exchange Servers Targeted by ‘Epsilon Red’ Malware

Exchange Servers Targeted by ‘Epsilon Red’ Malware REvil threat actors may be behind a set of PowerShell scripts developed for encryption and weaponized to exploit vulnerabilities in corporate networks, the ransom note suggests.
03 June 2021

Then and Now: Securing Privileged Access Within Healthcare Orgs

Then and Now: Securing Privileged Access Within Healthcare Orgs Joseph Carson, chief security scientist and advisory CISO at ThycoticCentrify, discusses best practices for securing healthcare data against the modern threat landscape.
03 June 2021

Necro Python bot revamped with new VMWare, server exploits

The latest version of the bot has also been equipped with a cryptocurrency miner.
03 June 2021

Chinese cybercriminals spent three years creating a new backdoor to spy on governments

The new tool has been used in ongoing cyberespionage activities.
03 June 2021

ESET Threat Report T1 2021

A view of the T1 2021 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts

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03 June 2021

A new surprise feature for Norton 360 antivirus users: you can mine for cryptocurrency

The vendor says that bringing mining in-house has security benefits.
03 June 2021

WhatsApp backtracks on app limitations if you refuse new privacy terms

App functionality will not be restricted if you refuse.
03 June 2021

Securing Your Wi-Fi Access Point

The first step to creating a cybersecure home is to start by securing your Wi-Fi Access Point. Change your Wi-Fi Access Points default administrator password to something only you know. Many Wi-Fi Access Points or Wi-Fi routers are shipped with default administrator passwords that are publicly known and posted on the Internet.
03 June 2021

Phishing Emails Remain in User Inboxes Over 3 Days Before They're Removed

Most malicious emails get blocked, but the ones that get through linger around dangerously long, a new study shows.
02 June 2021

FireEye Sells Products Business to Symphony Group for $1.2B

The transaction will include the FireEye brand name; the business that remains will be called Mandiant Solutions.
02 June 2021

Encryption Helps Companies Avoid Breach Notifications

With nearly twice as many firms suffering a breach compared with the previous year, limiting the damage becomes more important, a survey finds.
02 June 2021

Podcast: The State of Ransomware

Podcast: The State of Ransomware In this Threatpost podcast, Fortinet’s top researcher sketches out the ransom landscape, with takeaways from the DarkSide attack on Colonial Pipeline.
02 June 2021

Effective Adoption of SASE in 2021

Effective Adoption of SASE in 2021 In this Threatpost podcast, Forcepoint’s SASE and Zero Trust director describes how the pandemic jump-started SASE adoption.
02 June 2021

Banking Attacks Surge Along with Post-COVID Economy

Banking Attacks Surge Along with Post-COVID Economy FinTech fraud spikes 159 percent in Q1 2021 along with stimulus spending.
02 June 2021

Microsoft Buys ReFirm Labs to Drive IoT Security Efforts

The acquisition will bring ReFirm's firmware analysis capabilities alongside Microsoft's Azure Defender for IoT to boost device security.
02 June 2021