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Rapid Rise in Monetization of IoT Attacks

An investigation by Trend Micro into the dark dealings of the cyber underground has found a rapid increase in the monetization of IoT attacks. In a report released today, the global security software company

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Ransomware and malware attacks decline, attackers adopting covert tactics

There has been a major decline in ransomware and malware attacks, with Ireland having some of the lowest rates globally, according to the latest report released by Microsoft. This is

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Ransomware, Emotet and Trojan attacks against businesses on the rise — Malwarebytes cybercrime report

In Q1, Malwarebytes’ cybercrime report suggests that Emotet, ransomware and Trojan attacks are on the rise against the enterprise.Cyber attacks against businesses — the consumer data collectors — are on

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Elections and e-voting: Is voting online safe?

There is a debate that has been ongoing for many years: why don’t we opt for electronic voting? It is already being used for smaller votes with more limited censuses.

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The many faces and activities of the ever-evolving Necurs botnet

The botnet is primarily used to deliver other malware in different attack campaigns. The Necurs botnet is operated by a Russia-based threat actor group. The powerful Necurs botnet has been

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World’s largest aluminium producer hit by major cyberattack

Norwegian company Norks Hydro, one of the world’s biggest producers of aluminium has been hit by a ransomware attack which almost put its business to a screeching halt.The company has

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What is Cryptojacking?

‘Cryptojacking’ is a term used to describe the action of secretly using a computer to mine cryptocurrency. The original form of cryptojacking would involve the victim unknowingly installing software on

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Ransomware’s New Normal

GandCrab’s evolution underscores a shift in ransomware attack methods. Don’t be fooled by the drop in overall ransomware attacks this past year: Fewer but more targeted and lucrative campaigns against

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Increasing security measures are driving cybercriminals to alter their techniques

Increased security measures and awareness are driving cybercriminals to alter their techniques in search of a better return on investment (ROI). Total recorded vulnerabilities year over year. Source: X-Force Red

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Poacher Enabled Cyber Resilience

I don’t for one moment feel that any professional would argue that we are not facing a time of Digital instability in our interwoven words of Business, Social Media, or