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The state of ICS and IIoT security in 2019

Industrial control systems continue to be soft targets due to poor cyber hygiene. New study identifies what’s wrong and best practices for fixing it.Industrial control systems (ICS) are designed to

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The Many Faces of Necurs: How the Botnet Spewed Millions of Spam Emails for Cyber Extortion

The Necurs botnet, a large and well-known spam originator, has become synonymous with cybercrime. Its spam-sending capabilities, through a botnet of a few million infected devices, are frequently dedicated to

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Cryptocurrency mining malware increases 86%

McAfee released its McAfee Labs Threats Report September 2018, examining the growth and trends of new cyber threats in Q2 2018. In the second quarter, they saw the surge in cryptomining

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IoT malware sees major rise

Not even your washing machine is safe from new threats, Kaspersky warns. The number of malware targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices is ‘snowballing’, Kaspersky Lab’s newest report claims.The company’s

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What Your Organization Needs To Know To Undergo A Secure Digital Transformation

Just about every company today is going through some type of digital transformation, whether migrating entire departments and data centers to the cloud, opting for cloud-based SaaS solutions over legacy, on-prem software,

Hardware/Network

A game of hide and seek: find out what is lurking in the shadows

Find what is lurking within the far reaches of your corporate network so that you can plug the gaps opened up by the myriad Internet of Things. The trend towards

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Retail and finance top the list of vulnerable industries, increasingly targeted with credential threat campaigns

The finance, professional, and information sectors had the highest volume and most variety of malicious activity in Q2 2018, says Rapid7, and the manufacturing sector is steadily getting more and

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8 types of malware and how to recognize them

Think you know your malware? Here’s a refresher to make sure you know what you’re talking about — with basic advice for finding and removing malware when you’ve been hit.

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How businesses can shield their IoT infrastructure from botnets and ransomware

With the recent robust growth of internet of things (IoT), one of the key challenges businesses are grappling with is managing the many devices in their networks. They claim that

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Known Threat Actor Develops Malware Downloader

A known malicious actor who goes by the username Yattaze has been selling a malware downloader, Kardon Loader, as a paid open beta product, which Netscout Arbor believes is a rebranding of