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Cryptomining malware continues to drain enterprise CPU power

Cryptomining malware continues to impact organizations globally as 23% were affected by the Coinhive variant during January 2018, according to Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index.Researchers discovered three different

The importance of an integrated security strategy

Integrated security strategies with complementary solutions are more effective than multiple layers of complex protection software One of the biggest challenges facing the security industry is joined-up thinking. With so

7 steps security leaders can take to deal with Spectre and Meltdown

Security and risk management leaders must take a pragmatic and risk-based approach to the ongoing threats posed by an entirely new class of vulnerabilities, according to Gartner.Spectre and Meltdown are

Poor patching, user education leave healthcare providers sitting ducks for cyber attacks

Despite the masses of highly sensitive data that healthcare companies manage, new analysis has warned that chronically poor endpoint security, weak patching practices and high exposure to social engineering make

How cybercriminals exploited Telegram flaw to deliver malware

A “vulnerability” in Telegram’s desktop instant messaging client for Windows was exploited for months by Russian cybercriminals to deliver malware to users.Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered in October 2017 that the

Valentine’s Day malware surge is a test of corporate email defences

It may be a day for love and for lovers, but Valentine’s Day is also living up to expectations as a magnet for cybercriminal activity.Advising of an ongoing dating-spam campaign

Love letters from a Black Hat to all the fools on the Internet

As an underground, “black hat” hacker, I don’t have time for significant others. I’m too busy earning stacks of cash to improve my Bitcoin mining rigs and working to pay

Never Mind Malware – Social Engineering Will Be Your Biggest Threat This Year

As we enter a new year, IT security teams and cyber-criminals are both already searching for the development that will tip the scales in the on-going cyber arms race. A

If You Care About Data Security, Don’t Leave It in Your Employees’ Hands

By Geraldine Osman, Vice President of  Marketing at StaffConnect, Employees are only human. They like to communicate with each other in convenient ways that fulfill their needs for connection and information—not

Ransomware costs European SMBs £71 million in downtime

Some businesses still decide to pay the ransom as they see it as a cheap way out.Ransomware costs European businesses £71 million in downtime, a new report by Datto argues.