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More than a quarter of all malware, ever, was created last year

Here’s an interesting story: more than a quarter of all malware, ever, were created last year. Yes, more than a quarter – 27.63 per cent, to be exact. Those are

Software

HSBC online services offline following ‘attack’ on bank • The Register

Updated HSBC customers were once again locked out of online banking this morning, following an apparent DDoS attack on the bank. The bank tweeted: ‘HSBC UK internet banking was attacked

Hardware/Network

FDA releases draft guidelines to improve cybersecurity in medical devices

There’s no doubt that the global Internet of Things (IoT) healthcare market is growing. Sadly, the IoT is a bit of a cybersecurity nightmare; many smart things aren’t secured properly, leaving sensitive data, and

Industry Insights

IT security salaries driven up by growing cyber crime threat

A new survey from recruitment firm Robert Walters has revealed that, thanks to the rise in prevalence and awareness of cyber crime, IT roles in cyber security are set to

Hardware/Network

The Doyle Report: The Internet of Things (IoT) Is the Next Frontier in RMM

Unlike Macs, smartphones and tablets, the next generation of IP addresses will raise new and unexpected monitoring and management challenges Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) vendors are likely to become

Software

5 Tips For Choosing The Proper Encryption Solution

Encryption can be a response to many data security requirements – but only if you choose the proper solution, implement it thoroughly and don’t overestimate its power. Regardless of whether

Hardware/Network

Attackers Use Word Docs to Deliver BlackEnergy Malware – IT SECURITY GURU

The advanced persistent threat (APT) actor behind the recent attacks targeting Ukraine has started delivering BlackEnergy malware using specially crafted Word documents with embedded macros. BlackEnergy malware, which is leveraged

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Israeli generals said among 1,600 global targets of Iran cyber-attack | The Times of Israel

Iran an launched a cyber-attack targeting Israeli army generals, human rights activists in the Persian Gulf and scientists, an Israeli cyber-security firm said Thursday. Gil Shwed, CEO of Check Point

Hardware/Network

Hacker attacks against critical infrastructure: the new reality? – Computer Business Review

Attacks on critical infrastructure are already becoming a key theme in 2016. At the start of the year it was revealed that Russian based hackers had attacked the Ukranian power

Hardware/Network

UK websites suffer 21% increase in DDoS attacks in Q4 2015

Cyber security company Imperva has released its latest quarterly DDoS Threat Landscape Report, which details the changes in DDoS attack patterns during Q4 2015. The report was compiled using data