Tag Archives: cyber security

Kaspersky launches new cyberthreat insights service

If you have a cybersecurity question then cyber security specialist Kaspersky could have the answer. Or is at least is prepared to give it a go with its new “Ask the Analyst service” by which you can submit a question to its researchers for their opinions and guidance on cyberthreats …

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Netacea Index Identifies Top Five Scalper Bot Targets

Netacea’s Top Five Scalper Bots Quarterly Index covers April to June 2021 and shows a mix of technology and fashion as the most frequently targeting items by scalper bots. The top five items targeted by scalper bots in Q2 2021 were: Air Jordan Retro 1 High OG sneakers: These popular shoes …

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A Boom Summer Cyber Threats: Voxility Stops DDoS Attacks larger than 1Tbps Every Two days

Voxility is reported to have stopped multiple 1Tbps+ waves of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on its customers’ digital infrastructure in July and August 2021. Unlike previous periods, DDoS attacks are being co-ordinated to start with extremely high volumes of traffic followed by frequent but low intensity attacks. The …

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The Diversity Lag – It’s Why We Need Women in Tech

Sally Cooper, Operations Director at Ramsac has spent over 30 years in a male-dominated industry, here she offers more insights on creating a workplace of diversity and inclusion – one that encompasses disabilities, race and neurodiversity. High profile breaches often eclipse other issues in cybersecurity, including the problematic lack of …

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Cyber liability insurance creates cybersecurity mirage for SMBs 

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are estimated to have spent $57 billion on cybersecurity in 2020 alone, a figure that is expected to hit $90 billion in 2025. But, a staggering one in three companies in this range are using subpar cybersecurity tools or none at all. Furthermore, the same research by the …

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Cybercriminals narrow their focus on SMBs

Acronis has released its Cyberthreats Report Mid-year 2021 update.  The report warns that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are at particular risk based on the attack trends seen during the first six months of the year. The report revealed that during the first half of 2021, 4 out of 5 organisations …

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Google Play Protect detects only 31% of Android stalkerware

According to findings presented by the Atlas VPN research team, Android’s internal Google Play Protect service detects only 31% of stalkerware attacks. Stalkerware, often known as spyware, is a collection of tools (apps or software programs) that enable someone else (such as an abuser) to track and record your phone activity. This implies …

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Pax8 and Isoolate Announce New Partnership

 Pax8 is partnering with Isoolate. “As cyber-attacks rise and IT professionals expand their security strategy, the endpoint security market is projected to reach more than $15.6 billion by 2024,” said Jared Pangretic, SVP of Sales at Pax8. “Pax8 is thrilled to offer partners more security aircover through Isoolate’s innovative solutions …

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Sophos Opens Additional Office in the Deansgate District of Manchester, UK

Sophos is opening an additional office in the Deansgate district of Manchester, UK. “The new office in Manchester is an exciting move to support Sophos’ strategic growth. With the additional sales resources, we can further our plans already well underway to focus on the fastest growing part of our business – our next-gen cybersecurity …

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ConnectWise and SentinelOne enhance cybersecurity offering

ConnectWise and SentinelOne are partnering to offer SentinelOne Control and SentinelOne Complete as standalone products in the ConnectWise security product suite. “TSPs and MSPs are realising that the stakes have never been higher in cybersecurity as ransomware, cyberattacks and other emerging threats are increasingly causing major business catastrophes,” said Jason …

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