Monday , 15 October 2018
Home » Tag Archives: Technology (page 5)

Tag Archives: Technology

Over 6 billion fake emails are being sent daily…and they are getting harder to detect

The Valimail Q2 2018 Email Fraud Landscape shows that fake email continues to be a serious problem, with an estimated 6.4 billion fake emails sent every day. That total includes only exact-domain sender spoofing, in which senders put a fake email address in the From: field of their messages. This is one of the most difficult to detect and damaging ... Read More »

More than half of organisations hit by an unrecoverable cyber attack in the last 3 years

Over 90% of respondents do not consider their organization to be IT resilient and nearly half have suffered an unrecoverable data event in the last three years, according to IDC. While the majority of businesses surveyed have a cloud, digital transformation or modernization project already planned for the next two years, these same businesses rate themselves as immature on resilience objectives. ... Read More »

T-Mobile halts cyber attack

T-Mobile USA announced a security breach late last night. The company says its cyber-security team discovered and shut down unauthorized access to its customers’ data on Monday, August 20. The telco says an attacker was exfiltrating personal data such as customer names, billing ZIP codes, phone numbers, email addresses, account numbers, and account types (prepaid or postpaid). T-Mobile said the ... Read More »

Democrats claim latest hack on elections was a false alarm

U.S. Democratic National Committee officials incorrectly interpreted security testing conducted on behalf of Michigan Democrats as a sign foreign hackers were looking to attack a party voter database, a DNC source said on Thursday. The DNC earlier on Thursday blamed the incident on a “third party” who built a mockup of the party’s VoteBuilder site in a security simulation. View ... Read More »

New Trojan malware fixated on targeting banks

A banking trojan malware scheme most likely run by a cyber criminal gang is ramping up its operations by targeting several new financial institutions in a previously untargeted region in what security researchers warn could be a test run for launching a global campaign. BackSwap banking malware first appeared in March and operates like other trojans in that it has the end ... Read More »

Security nightmare: 27% of enterprises take months to install vital security updates

Over a quarter (27%) of enterprise IT departments must wait at least a month before they can install vital security updates. That’s according to a new ‘State of Software Delivery’ report from enterprise content delivery company Kollective, which examines the software testing and distribution bottlenecks throughout large organisations in the US and UK. Kollective’s report, which incorporates research from 260 ... Read More »

Research finds 82% of organisations do not know where all their critical data is kept

Research published today by in-memory analytics database vendor Exasol reveals that dark data remains a fundamental challenge for businesses trying to evolve from business intelligence (BI) to data analytics. Findings show that 82% of organisations do not know where their critical data is located.   The Moving the Enterprise to Data Analytics study, conducted for Exasol by respected research firm ... Read More »

New Research: Cloud Adoption on the Rise, but 54 Percent of Organizations at Risk

Druva, the leader in cloud data protection and management, today announced the results of its 2018 State of Virtualization in the Cloud survey to understand how enterprises working in virtual environments are approaching cloud migration. The results show cloud adoption is growing for virtualized workloads, with 90 percent of respondents running, or planning to run, virtual machines (VMs) in the ... Read More »

Worldwide security spending to top $125 billion by next year

Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach more than $114 billion in 2018, an increase of 12.4 percent from last year, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. In 2019, the market is forecast to grow 8.7 percent to $124 billion. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Helpnetsecurity Read More »

Companies race to cloud while lacking the right security

Report – More than half of companies making the switch to the cloud risk losing data. Although more businesses are moving to the cloud, especially when it comes to running virtual machines, Druva has warned that more than half of those using the cloud are at risk of losing their data because of poorly implemented data management policies. View Full Story ... Read More »