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Industry Insights

Top cybersecurity facts, figures and statistics for 2018

Looking for hard numbers to back up your sense of what’s happening in the cybersecurity world? We dug into studies and surveys of the industry’s landscape to get a sense

Software

Most hosting providers take too long to remove malware distribution sites

How long does it take web hosting providers to remove malware distribution sites parked on their network? Roman Hussy, the Swiss security activist behind abuse.ch, says that, on average, it

Software

Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as top threat in 2018

Based on trends in the first half of 2018, Webroot found that cybercriminals are shifting to increasingly sophisticated and targeted means of attack while also expanding their money making endeavors,

Cloud Software

Keeping your cloud malware-free: What you need to know

This year we’ve seen massive malware attacks spanning from nation state campaigns originating in North Korea and Russia to popular restaurants and everything in between. Each new incident serves as a grim

Software

SQL injection explained: How these attacks work and how to prevent them

There are several types of SQL injection, but they all involve an attacker inserting arbitrary SQL into a web application database query. The good news? SQLi is the lowest of

Software

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

IT Compliance

A law enforcement view of emerging cybercrime threats

Cybercriminals are adopting creative new techniques to target their victims at an unprecedented pace and are constantly seeking methods to avoid law enforcement detection. To stay ahead of them, law

Industry Insights

Security priorities are shifting in response to increased cybersecurity complexity

The increased complexity of the IT environment, combined with increasingly sophisticated attacks and a rapidly evolving threat landscape, is causing organizations to invest more money in cybersecurity and start to

Hardware/Network

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

Software

A Smarter Approach to Security Will Reduce the Risk of Malware

Despite the cybersecurity industry advancing at a promising rate, malware continues to plague organizations. In fact, it was found that the majority of data breaches have happened after a malware infected attachment