Tag Archives: Malware

Protecting against current malware threats 

Despite the advancements of anti-malware solutions, malware variants are becoming increasingly prevalent, sophisticated and evolved. In addition, there are new trends in execution such as the increased modularity of malware where a combination of attack methods and mix-and-match tactics are used to ensure maximum damage and/or financial loss. The rise …

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Proofpoint’s 2021 Predictions and the looming cyber threats

Cybersecurity firm Proofpoint predicts how the threat landscape is likely to evolve in the year ahead. This year, business leaders across every sector were challenged with responding to the rapid shift to remote working and emergence of COVID-19 related threats. Now, they have to be ready to adapt and protect …

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New Malware variant threatens smart devices in 84 different countries

A new variant of the InterPlanetary Storm malware has infected roughly 13,500 machines across 84 different countries and counting, says email security firm Barracuda Networks in their September Threat Spotlight research. The malware, named InterPlanetary Storm, was initially uncovered in May 2019 as a malicious attack designed to target Windows …

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ESET Research discovers KryptoCibule: The multitasking multicurrency cryptostealer

ESET researchers have discovered a previously undocumented trojan malware family that spreads through malicious torrents and that uses multiple tricks to squeeze as many cryptocoins as possible from its victims while staying under the radar. ESET named the threat KryptoCibule, and according to ESET telemetry the malware seems to primarily …

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BullGuard’s Paul Lipman: “Security is imperative as Coronavirus-themed malware rises”

Paul Lipman, CEO at cybersecurity company BullGuard, looks at the current rise in Coronavirus-theme malware and why businesses of all sizes need to ensure their staff’s devices are safe when working remotely. In this time of uncertainty change is rapid. Small and medium-sized businesses up and down the country are …

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