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Donald Trump owns 3,600 Domains

CNNMoney has carried out an investigation on Donald Trump’s online portfolio of domain names and found that he has 3,643 websites that range from to CNNMoney investigated 20 years of internet records using Domain name search tool DomainTools. Before he reached the White House, Trump’s company had laid claim to at least 3,643 website domains. The buying spree continued as ... Read More »

Majority of global healthcare enterprises using cloud, big data and IoT without securing sensitive data

Thales has announced the results of its 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Healthcare Edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. The fifth annual report indicates global healthcare IT professionals are confronting a rapidly changing, challenging landscape, with 66% of respondents experiencing a data breach and 88% feeling vulnerable as a result. In response, 73% are increasing IT security ... Read More »

Targeted malware used against Polish banks

Several Polish banks have been hacked by unknown attackers. The threat is delivered sneakily, via a watering hole attack, whereby a trusted but compromised website redirects to a landing page (the Polish Financial Supervision Authority) boobytrapped with an exploit. In a new blog post ESET deliver technical details of this, as-yet minimally documented, malware. Their key findings show: The website of the ... Read More »

New Android Downloader Masquerading as Flash Player Update

ESET researchers discovered a dangerous new app targeting Android devices is capable of downloading and executing additional malware. Detected by ESET security software as Android/TrojanDownloader.Agent.JI, the trojan is distributed via compromised websites and masquerades as a Flash Player update. This and other threats on the Android platform will be among the topics addressed by ESET at the Mobile World Congress. Following installation, ... Read More »

Lastline Partners Deliver Enterprise Protection to the Vulnerable Midmarket

Lastline has announced that it is seeing large spikes in malware detected through new segments of its global online network, spurred by several of its embedded OEM partners driving business into the SMB and midmarket segments. “We now see sophisticated malware methods previously reserved for attacks on large organisations moving down from the large enterprise to include midmarket and, in some ... Read More »

Microsoft postpones Patch Tuesday

Microsoft did not publish any updates this Patch Tuesday. Microsoft explained: “Our top priority is to provide the best possible experience for customers in maintaining and protecting their systems. This month, we discovered a last minute issue that could impact some customers and was not resolved in time for our planned updates today. After considering all options, we made the ... Read More »

FireMon previews its Intelligence Security Management (ISM) platform at RSA Conference 2017

FireMon is previewing its Intelligent Security Management (ISM) platform in Booth #S1121 at the RSA Conference in San Francisco this week. ISM helps companies gain visibility into their complex security infrastructures and operate more proactively to both prevent and detect potential breaches. Enterprise security teams face a number of pressures to keep up with the speed of business, manage more ... Read More »

Proofpoint Launches Digital Risk Defense

Proofpoint has announced the industry’s first unified social, mobile, web, and email fraud and phishing detection and protection solution to provide visibility and address threats outside of the traditional security infrastructure of companies. This growing arena of digital risks targets more than the employees of a company. Cybercriminals leverage a variety of channels, including fraudulent social accounts, fraudulent mobile apps, and ... Read More »

Imperva Detects and Protects Against Ransomware with the Introduction of SecureSphere V12

Imperva has announced the release of Imperva SecureSphere File Firewall v12 with real-time deception technology designed to detect ransomware and to prevent it from encrypting enterprise data. The Imperva deception technology adds decoy files to network file shares, luring hackers to strike there first so they can be neutralized before encrypting critical data. According to the FBI, ransomware is a growing ... Read More »

Corero Network Security Expands Real-Time DDoS Mitigation Capabilities to Include 100Gbps Ethernet

Corero Network Security has announced the expansion of its award-winning, real-time, DDoS mitigation solutions, with the SmartWall® Network Threat Defense 1100 (NTD1100). The SmartWall family of appliances now extends its real-time, line-rate, DDoS detection and automatic mitigation, to 100 Gigabit Ethernet connections.  Protection is delivered in a compact 1 RU form-factor – an industry first – scaling to 4Tbps of protection ... Read More »