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What is malware? How to prevent, detect and recover from it

Malware, short for malicious software, is a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans and other harmful computer programs hackers use to wreak destruction and gain access to sensitive information. As Microsoft puts it,

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On the path to Zero Trust security: Time to get started

No need to belabour the point. We all know that trying to defend the network perimeter is a bit futile in today’s mobile and cloud first world. So, the obvious question –


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. Click here

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69% Indian firms face serious cyber attack risk: Study

Around 83 % of organizations in the Asia Pacific region do not think about cyber security while embarking on digital transformation projects, according to the study.Cloud has become one of

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Cyber Security Roundup for April 2019

The UK government controversially gave a green light to Huawei get involved with the building of the UK’s 5G networks, although the Chinese tech giant role will be limited to non-sensitive areas of the network,

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Companies face regulatory fines and cybersecurity threats, still fail to protect sensitive data

22% of a company’s folders are accessible, on average, to every employee, according to the new report from the Varonis Data Lab, which analyzed more than 54 billion files. The


Most adults are concerned about malware and phishing on social media

More than eighty percent of adults believe that they’re at risk when it comes to security on social media. Most American adults are using at least one social media platform daily, and


Cyber-security Is Improving, Though Risk Continues to Grow

eWEEK DATA POINTS: The 2019 Trustwave Global Security Report identifies several positive trends for that state of cyber-security, even as attackers continue to evolve and some areas of cyber-security are

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5 Reasons Why One Should Learn Cyber Security In 2019

In this Internet-driven era, DDoS, data breaches and leaks, malware, ransomware etc. have become some of the common terms. Over the past few years, the rate of cyber-attacks has increased


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