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Radiflow launches iRISK for greater visibility into risk and vulnerability
Tue, 11th Feb 2020
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Radiflow launches iRISK to bolster OT network defence with advanced risk analytics.
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US$250,000 up for grabs with Microsoft’s bug bounty
Mon, 19th Mar 2018
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Microsoft has announced the Speculative Execution Side Channel Bounty Program that is offering up to USD$250,000 to people who reveal novel bugs.
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Cisco ASA appliances at risk of denial of service exploit
Tue, 13th Feb 2018
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The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has issued an official alert to those who use Cisco’s Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA).
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North Korean threat group suspected to be behind Adobe Flash exploit
Mon, 5th Feb 2018
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martech
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breach prevention
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creative technologies
An exploit that targeted an Adobe Flash vulnerability looks to be the work of a North Korean group called TEMP.Reaper.
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Fool me once... ransomware strikes firms twice on average, survey finds
Thu, 1st Feb 2018
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firewall
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ransomware
Ransomware repeatedly strikes firms, with many lacking adequate anti-exploit defences, Sophos survey reveals.
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Cybersecurity firm Votiro joins VMware's TAP program
Tue, 31st Oct 2017
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creative technologies
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cios
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content creation
Israeli-based cybersecurity firm Votiro has joined VMware’s Technology Alliance Partner Program as an access level partner.
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ShadowPad exploit ‘one of the biggest’ APAC supply chain attacks
Tue, 22nd Aug 2017
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encryption
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kaspersky
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Malaysia's MyCERT warns of mass APAC supply chain breach after ShadowPad exploit hits NetSarang servers, stealing data.
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WatchGuard report: 30% of all malware isn’t caught by legacy AV
Mon, 8th May 2017
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firewall
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ransomware
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malware
WatchGuard’s Quarterly Internet Security Report says that 30% of malware attacks are new or zero day exploits - and legacy AVs are missing threats.
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March saw rise in web attacks; but email malware and spam drop back
Wed, 19th Apr 2017
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malware
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symantec
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spam
Symantec reports back on the latest threat statistics for March - email malware dipped, but web attacks are the biggest since 2016.
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Google’s hacking contest ‘Project Zero’ was a flop: What went wrong?
Tue, 11th Apr 2017
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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google
Not a single person claimed Google’s Project Zero prizes, even after six months of being open to participants.
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APAC is now a 'honeypot' for cyber attacks as most targeted region in the world
Thu, 16th Mar 2017
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malware
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ransomware
Trend Micro’s latest report says that Asia Pacific region was something of a giant honeypot for cyber attacks last year, beating all other regions.
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With ever-shifting sands, knowledge is the ultimate power in cyber security
Tue, 7th Feb 2017
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cybersecurity
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security breaches
Hackers are like burglars targeting vulnerable homes: they look for easy access and attack the least protected targets first. #cybersecurity.
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Siemens-branded CCTV webcams require urgent firmware patch
Thu, 1st Dec 2016
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ddos
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surveillance
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cios
Siemens-branded IP-based CCTV cameras are the latest internet-connected devices to be found vulnerable to hacking attacks.
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Twitter hacked - up to 250,000 accounts compromised
Sat, 2nd Feb 2013
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cloud services
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encryption
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web development
Twitter blogged yesterday that an attack took place over 'just a few moments' before it was noticed by Twitter staff and shut it down.
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Android market attacked – killswitch used
Fri, 1st Apr 2011
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google
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hp
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Google was forced to issue an emergency security update in March after a number of malicious applications were published to its Android Market. The fraudulent applications were said to be part of an attack that was labelled ‘Droid Dream’.
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Google's Android Market attacked
Mon, 7th Mar 2011
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google
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cios
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retail
Hackers could have accessed data stored on affected handsets, says Google who has now issued a security update.
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Malware fight is failing report
Fri, 1st Aug 2008
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malware
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internet
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us
International cooperation is needed to combat malware, as a report from the OECD reveals that the current response doesn't work.
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90% Innovation, 100% Passion
Tue, 1st May 2007
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malware
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cloud services
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BitDefender opens market in New Zealand due to its growing IT market, low rates of piracy, and favorable legal environment.