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New Barracuda threat report reveals web apps exploitation methods
5 days ago
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The Threat Spotlight report by Barracuda Networks reveals a surge in cyberattacks exploiting web application security gaps, with over 18 billion attacks mitigated in 2023.
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UK govt's 'wait & see' approach to AI regulation sparks row
6 days ago
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ai
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UK government's wait and see approach to AI regulation sparks criticism among lawmakers over lack of urgency despite AI's existential threat warnings.
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Google Cloud's 2024 report highlights key cyber threats & defences
Last week
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ransomware
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cloud services
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public cloud
Google Cloud's 2024 Threat Horizons Report identifies credential misuse, cryptomining, ransomware, and data theft as the key cloud-related threats, citing the need for stringent defensive strategies.
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'ResumeLooters' cyber-attack disrupts 65 companies across Asia-Pacific
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testing
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taiwan
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vietnam
'ResumeLooters' cybercrime campaign compromises 65 businesses in Asia-Pacific, exploiting weaknesses in job search and retail sites to steal and sell personal data of over 2 million individuals.
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Checkmarx reveals top cyberattack trends in January
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cloud services
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application security
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cybersecurity
Checkmarx reveals top January trends in supply chain cyberattacks, showing a rise in data theft, deceptive typosquatting, and malware injections.
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Integrity360 expands Microsoft security services across Europe
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microsoft
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ransomware
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cloud security
Cybersecurity firm Integrity360 bolsters its Microsoft security services across Europe, catering to 75% of businesses.
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Australian business increasingly seek cybersecurity services
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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data protection
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nz
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government
Cybersecurity firm Tesserent reports a notable rise in demand for services from Australian company directors and boards.
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Report shows daily cyber threats on the rise in 2023
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cios
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kaspersky
Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky reports a near-3% rise in daily cyber threats in 2023, with new tactics and threats emerging.
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Australian businesses surge in cybersecurity jobs amid rising threats
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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ransomware
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malware
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dlp
Amidst escalating cyber threats, 60% of Australian businesses bolster cybersecurity jobs, reveals research by Trellix.
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Kaspersky outlines forecast for 2024 cybersecurity threats
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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kaspersky
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cios
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wearables
Kaspersky predicts advanced cybersecurity threats for 2024 with AI-impersonation, new botnets, and potential political cyberattacks.
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Google apps, WhatsApp identified as primary malware conduits in retail sector
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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phishing
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email security
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cios
Google apps and WhatsApp emerge as primary malware distribution channels in the retail sector, warns Netskope Threat Labs.
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Check Point reveals Global Threat Index with Formbook as top malware
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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botnet
Cybersecurity leader Check Point unveils Global Threat Index, identifying Formbook as September's dominant malware.
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Volume, sophistication and proliferation of threats on the rise
Thu, 14th Sep 2023
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cybersecurity
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cios
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research
Integrity360 has announced findings from independent research into the cybersecurity threats being faced, the volume, and the challenges with incident response.
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Exabeam’s Outcomes Navigator aids threat detection coverage
Wed, 28th Jun 2023
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siem
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advanced persistent threat protection
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soc
Outcomes Navigator is an advanced visualisation feature that goes deep into logs to visualise and expose where organisations are and isn't protected.
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Seceon scores Indian reseller deal with Mahindra Special Services
Fri, 27th Jan 2017
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byod
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bi
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big data
Seceon joins forces with Mahindra Special Services Group to provide automated threat detection and remediation solutions.
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99% of Android mobile phones susceptible to newly found takeover attack
Sat, 6th Jul 2013
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smartphones
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cloud services
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malware
Recent vulnerability means that 99% of all android phones could be exploited to the point where they could be completely overidden.
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HR departments targeted
Mon, 17th May 2010
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malware
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hackers
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spam
Job search-related malware outbreak hits HR departments, says latest Websense report.