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Cryptomining malware continues to drain enterprise CPU power

Cryptomining malware continues to impact organizations globally as 23% were affected by the Coinhive variant during January 2018, according to Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index.Researchers discovered three different

IT Compliance

Why the cyber threat landscape could grow under GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is only 3 short months away, with the incoming regulation seeing businesses across Europe and beyond bolster their cyber security in an effort to

Software

Poor patching, user education leave healthcare providers sitting ducks for cyber attacks

Despite the masses of highly sensitive data that healthcare companies manage, new analysis has warned that chronically poor endpoint security, weak patching practices and high exposure to social engineering make

Hardware/Network

What online attacks will dominate the threat landscape this year?

This article will focus on three different and pressing issues that the IT security industry needs to be prepared for during 2018 – the increase of cyber threats via social

Software

Ransomware costs European SMBs £71 million in downtime

Some businesses still decide to pay the ransom as they see it as a cheap way out.Ransomware costs European businesses £71 million in downtime, a new report by Datto argues.

Software

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

Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of someone else’s computer to mine cryptocurrency. Hackers do this by either getting the victim to click on a malicious link in an email that

IT Compliance

GDPR And Tape: The Elephant In The Room Is Ransomware

Industry leaders love to talk to other industry leaders when it comes to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but they should talk to their local authority instead.How many times

Cloud

Microsoft & Google unable to detect new zero-day ransomware

The ShurL0ckr ransomware was able to avoid detection by a majority of anti-virus engines and cloud applications.As organisations have adopted cloud services to increase their productivity and agility, so to

Software

What can businesses learn from the cyber threat landscape of 2017?

Over the course of 2017, global cyber threats continued to evolve at pace, resulting in a dramatic reshaping of the cyber security landscape. Traditional threats such as generic Trojans, ransomware

Identity Theft

2017: Worst Year Ever for Data Loss and Breaches

Last year set the record for both the most breaches and the most data compromised in a year, as several new trends (like a surge in cloud storage misconfigurations) characterized