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Ransomware attacks surged by 45% in 2023, report finds
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Ransomware attacks surged by 45% YoY in 2023, hugely exceeding initial predictions, despite a December downturn.
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Egress report highlights rising concern over phishing threats
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Egress' Email Security Risk Report reveals that 94% of organisations have fallen victim to phishing attempts, demonstrating an alarming escalation in cyber threats.
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OpenAI gears up to safeguard 2024 elections from tech abuse
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OpenAI is taking proactive measures to protect the integrity of the 2024 worldwide elections, tackling potential technological abuses and ensuring transparency and accuracy in AI-related content.
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SentinelOne's Singularity Platform secures leadership spot
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SentinelOne's Singularity Platform secures a spot as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms for the third year in a row,.
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Kaspersky forecasts increased cyber threats for APAC
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Kaspersky's cyber threat forecast for 2024 asserts escalating digitalisation and political tensions in the APAC region.
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BlueVoyant strengthens cloud security in finance sector
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Cybersecurity firm BlueVoyant partners with Beeks Group to boost security in anticipation of the EU's Digital Operational Resilience Act in 2025.
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Viettel Cyber Security named top cybersecurity firm
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Viettel Cyber Security's portfolio of solutions earns it the 2023 Vietnam Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan.
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McAfee unveils AI tool to defend against deepfake audio at CES 2024
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McAfee Corp unveils Project Mockingbird, an AI-powered technology with a 90% accuracy rate for detecting deepfake audio, at CES 2024, enhancing defences against AI-enabled scams.
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Industrial Defender launches intelligent vulnerability management tool
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Industrial Defender debuts Risk Signal, their groundbreaking risk-based vulnerability management (RBVM) solution, aiming to rank vulnerabilities based on potential impact.
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Kaspersky discovers dual-threat NKAbuse malware in Latin America and Vietnam
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Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky uncovers a new potent malware, NKAbuse, exploiting the NKN technology to launch twin threats as a flooder and a backdoor/RAT, with victims emerging in Colombia, Mexico, and Vietnam.
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Industrial Defender unveils vulnerability management tool
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Industrial Defender launches its risk-based vulnerability management solution, designed to streamline vulnerability identification and prioritisation.
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iPhone hardware feature exploited in Operation Triangulation
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Kaspersky reveals hackers have utilised a previously unknown iPhone hardware feature to bypass Apple's memory protections.
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Christmas marked by sophisticated cyberattacks on retailers
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Cybercriminals utilised new tactics across wider timeframes to launch complex attacks on online retailers during the 2023 holiday season.
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Operation Triangulation: Undocumented iPhone hardware feature exposed
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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Kaspersky's GReAT team has uncovered an undisclosed iPhone hardware feature used in Operation Triangulation attacks.
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ESET's threat intelligence data feeds enhance Microsoft Sentinel's security capabilities
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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ESET, a global cybersecurity firm, boosts Microsoft Sentinel’s security abilities by integrating its six threat intelligence data feeds.
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Retail fraud surges 700% during 2023 holiday season, Cequence reveals
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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Cybercriminals' new strategy resulted in a 700% hike in retail fraud during the 2023 holiday season, warns Cequence.
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Fortinet launches AI assistant to revolutionise cybersecurity threat detection
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Fortinet unveils Fortinet Advisor, a generative AI assistant set to streamline cybersecurity detection and response processes.
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Lenovo & Microsoft partner for innovative CRaaS launch
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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Lenovo and Microsoft are joining forces to create a Cyber Resiliency-as-a-Service, streamlining cyber protection for joint customers.
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Ex-Google Cloud & Mandiant CTO takes helm at DTEX as CEO
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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Ex-Google Cloud and Mandiant CTO, Marshall Heilman, joins DTEX as CEO to tackle increasing insider risk threats.
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Dynatrace explores AI's role in 2024 channel landscape
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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Dynatrace VP foresees AI advancements in 2024 driving channel opportunities in security, sustainability and data quality.
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Military cyber security market to reach $7.2 billion by 2029
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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Surge predicted in military cyber security market, poised to reach a significant $7.2bn by 2029, according to figures from Adroit Market Research.
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Ransomware attacks surge 81% in October, new threat actors emerge
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Ransomware attacks soared 81% YoY in October, disrupting new sectors while threat actors exploit antidetection tools.
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Kaspersky outlines forecast for 2024 cybersecurity threats
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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Kaspersky predicts advanced cybersecurity threats for 2024 with AI-impersonation, new botnets, and potential political cyberattacks.
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Trellix warns of rising collaboration in ransomware groups in 2023 report
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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Cybersecurity firm Trellix exposes alarming collaboration within ransomware groups, citing sophisticated tools and tactics, in a new report.