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How security pros see the future of cryptocurrencies and cryptomining

“Security teams are fighting a multi-front battle to keep their organizations safe from cybercriminals,” commented Dr. Giovanni Vigna, Lastline and CTO. “The threats range from established attacks, such as ransomware, to


Why Supply Chain Security Should be a Strong Link

The recent NCSC report underlines an all-too-common refrain for UK PLC – the cyber-threat to businesses is growing. The security sector may have grown a thick skin to such warnings, however to


Fighting ransomware with network segmentation as a path to resiliency

Recent cybersecurity events involving the use of ransomware (WannaCry and similar variants) represent the latest examples highlighting the need for organizations to not only take an initial hit, but survive,


2018: Scariest Year of Evil Things on the Internet

Acts of evil on the internet are on the rise, according to the 2018 Internet of Evil Things survey. In its fourth consecutive year, the survey, conducted by Pwnie Express, polled more than


Bigger than Ransomware, CryptoJacking is the new money maker

Cybercrime is an extremely lucrative business: a flourishing economy generating a staggering $1.5 trillion in revenues every year, according to a recent estimate. Perfect for cybercriminals, as this is maximum


Half of UK Organisations Have Fallen Prey to Ransomware Attacks

A year after the WannaCry ransomware attack impacted an estimated 200,000 victims and 200,000 computers, new research from Webroot, the Smarter Cybersecurity® company has revealed that organisations across the UK


Preventing the Cloud from Becoming a Digital Dumping Ground

The Infosec CIA triad of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability are just as applicable today as they were many years ago. In recent years, confidentiality has gone out the window as


New Threat Report Highlights Concerning Malware Trends

The internet is a virtually limitless resource of information, entertainment, education and more. Many of our day-to-day routines and tasks rely on computers, mobile devices and the internet. Unfortunately, thanks


Cryptomining: What to know as the new cyberthreat surpasses ransomware

Start by looking for unusual network activity, practicing situational awareness and using old school methods to combat phishing.Ransomware might seem like the reigning infosec nightmare, but cryptomining and its nefarious


WannaCry Dominates as Ransomware Declines in 2017

WannaCry accounted for 90% of ransomware detections last year, with activity among other families declining as cyber-criminals gradually lost interest, according to new research from F-Secure. Click here to view