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Financial sector most at cyber risk says Europol

The Head of Europol has described the 4,000 ransom attacks a day by cyber gangs as remorseless as technological advances are now threatening critical parts of the financial sector. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Reuters Read More »

Backdoored IP scanner tricks hackers

It was found that hackers, who were looking to create their own version of the Reaper botnet, downloaded an IP scanner which was a PHP file that was made available as a free download after news about Reaper botnet broke. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BleepingComputer Read More »

Google fighting against Malvertising

Google has released three new Chrome security features that are designed to block websites from transferring users to new URLs without the consent of the user or website. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: BleepingComputer Read More »

Difficult for Corporations to Stop Breaches

Yahoo’s former CEO testified at a Senate hearing stating it was tough for any corporation to stop or defend against cyberattacks that come from nation-states. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Data Breach Today Read More »

Three Keys to DDoS Defence: Monitor, Protect, Communicate

Mike Hemes, Regional Director, Western Europe,
A10 Networks

In late 2016, the DDoS landscape changed. The Mirai botnet was responsible for the first DDoS attack on record to exceed 1 Tbps. Before that, the largest was around 600 Gbps. At that same time, the overall size and frequency of DDoS attacks continued to climb. A recent IDG Connect report found attacks of greater than 50 Gbps have more than quadrupled and ... Read More »

Vectra and Phantom partner to detect, prioritise and stop hidden cyber-attacks faster

Vectra, the leader in automating the hunt for in-progress cyber-attacks, and Phantom, the leader in security automation and orchestration, today announced a partnership to automate threat detection and response, and the availability of the Vectra App for Phantom.   “Faster incident response is critical, but faced with a severe shortage of cybersecurity skills, enterprises are turning to security operations and analytics platform ... Read More »

A third of the UK plans to grab a bargain this Cyber Monday

 DomainTools, the leader in domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence, today announced the results of a survey which found that nearly all (98 percent) of the UK population shops online and nearly a third (29 percent) plans to shop on Cyber Monday. This is despite the fact that one in five admitted to having already been caught out by ... Read More »

AlienVault Partners with ConnectWise On New Product Integration

At the ConnectWise IT Nation Conference,  AlienVault®, a leading provider of Unified Security Management® and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, and ConnectWise®, a company that transforms how technology solution providers build, manage, and grow their businesses, announced a new product integration. This partnership makes AlienVault USM Anywhere™ available to ConnectWise technology solution providers (TSPs) within ConnectWise Manage™, enabling them to expand their ... Read More »

Cyber Security – best practice for healthcare

The healthcare sector must have its finger on the pulse when it comes to Cyber Security. The ransomware attack that left the NHS reeling this summer not only exposed significant structural weaknesses in the service’s IT systems, but also the depth to which cybercriminals will sink to meet their goals. With such precious work as that performed by Children’s Hospice ... Read More »

$700,000 the cost for Hilton after data breach

The hotel giant Hilton will pay $700,000 in light of the credit data breach that exposed 363,000 credit cards. The money will also be spent to increase security measures. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Reuters Read More »