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Cybersecurity: This attack is the most common threat you will face

Organisations are detecting higher numbers of phishing emails than before, while detection of malware and ransomware have halved. Almost half of businesses have experienced a cyberattack or data breach in

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Evasive malware increasing, evading signature-based antivirus solutions

Evasive malware has grown to record high levels, with over two-thirds of malware detected by WatchGuard in Q4 2019 evading signature-based antivirus solutions. Click here to view original webpage at www.helpnetsecurity.com

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Almost half of UK businesses suffered a cyber attack in past year

Almost half of UK businesses suffered a cyber security breach or attack during the past 12 months, rising to 68% of medium-sized firms and 75% of large enterprises, according to statistics released

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Improving Cyber-Risk Management with ISO 27001 and the 10 Steps to Cybersecurity

With over four billion worldwide internet users, there is little doubt that the power of online communication is recognized by organizations and individuals alike. It is also clear that we

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How To Prepare For Cyberwar: It Starts With Identity

Cyberattacks are rapidly evolving in sophistication and scale. The line between the digital and the physical realm has become more blurred. Foreign cyberattackers have used destructive malware to erase data from hard

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New Android Threat—Google Just Dumped All These ‘Malicious’ Games From Play Store

“Malicious apps are still finding their way onto Google Play,” leading cyber security firm Check Point warned last month. At the time, its researchers had just alerted to the continued menace of

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New Security Report Shows Explosion in Evasive Malware in Q4 2019

Evasive malware grew to record high levels in 2019; over two-thirds of malware detected by WatchGuard in Q4 2019 evaded signature-based antivirus solutions, says a new report. Click here to view

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Python backdoor attacks and how to prevent them

Python backdoor attacks are increasingly common. Iran, for example, used a MechaFlounder Python backdoor attack against Turkey last year. Scripting attacks are nearly as common as malware-based attacks in the

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Global tension points to a future of destructive malware

Together with an evolution in the way cybercriminals are getting access to critical systems, this is a concerning shift. Geopolitical tension has a long-tail effect in cyberspace. In the aftermath

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Google Confirms ‘Malicious’ Security Threats Hiding On Play Store: Delete These 12 Apps Now

When we are alerted of apps that violate our policies,” a Google spokesperson told me, “we investigate and take action.” That’s good, but leading cybersecurity firm Check Point warns that