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New Research Shows Cybersecurity Battleground Shifting to Linux and Web Servers

WatchGuard®’s latest quarterly Internet Security Report reveals that despite an overall drop in malware detection, Linux malware made up more than 36 percent of the top threats identified in Q1 2017. The increased presence of Linux/Exploit, Linux/Downloader and Linux/Flooder attacks highlights the need to protect Linux-based IoT devices and Linux servers from the internet with layered defences. Other key findings ... Read More »

BAE Experts Reveal Details of Polymorphic Qbot Malware

Cyber criminals targeting public institutions with modified form of Qbot malware. A team of leading cyber experts has identified a new strain of Qbot, malicious software that has infected over 54,000 PCs in thousands of organisations across the world. An emergency response to a Qbot attack on a public sector organisation has given BAE Systems unparalleled insight into how the ... Read More »

FBI Says a Mysterious Hacking Group Has Had Access to US Govt Files for Years

The feds warned that “a group of malicious cyber actors,” whom security experts believe to be the government-sponsored hacking group known as APT6, “have compromised and stolen sensitive information from various government and commercial networks” since at least 2011, according to an FBI alert obtained by Motherboard. The alert, which is also available online, shows that foreign government hackers are ... Read More »

CISOs – focus on proactive fixing and the major bugs won’t be an issue

In a year that has seen major bugs affect SSL and servers, there is a role for businesses to play in being more proactive to identify and fix flaws.   Speaking on an IT Security Guru webcast about “The next great threat to security”, CISO and GiveADay founder Amar Singh said that rather than Heartbleed, Shellshock and Poodle, what was more important ... Read More »