IT security professionals suffer from an image problem

The majority of UK IT security professionals feel they suffer from an image problem among fellow workers, according to new research commissioned by Thycotic.


Orcus RAT employs advanced evasive techniques

Morphisec identifies a sophisticated campaign that delivers the Orcus Remote Access Trojan.


Crypto-miners lead the malware charge

Crypto-miners dominate the threat landscape, impacting 37% of organisations around the world, says Check Point.


Malwarebytes wins multiple PC Mag awards for security software

Malwarebytes received several accolades from PC Mag's Readers and Business Choice Awards, including the top spot for security software and second place for anti-virus (home use) 2019.


Cyber espionage group targets embassies with spyware

Kaspersky Lab detects attempts to infect foreign diplomatic entities in Iran with Homebrew spyware.


KHIPU unveils proactive security operations centre

The new SOC based in Port Elizabeth will proactively detect modern-day cyber threats with incident response and remediation services.


Cyber criminals develop motion-based evasion tactics

If the malware cannot detect motion, it assumes it is in a sandbox environment, and the code will not run, says Trend Micro.


Want to end phishing? Don't kill e-mail

Killing e-mail might dent cyber criminals' ability to use phishing tactics, but it could also do irreparable damage to a bank's ability to communicate with its customers, says Striata.


Crypto-mining malware uninstalls cloud security software

The malware has characteristics of a botnet as well as a worm, as it can replicate itself, same as the notorious WannaCry malware, says Palo Alto.

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RackWare shares 2019 ransomware predictions

We have really only seen the first wave of ransomware attacks, says RackWare.


Fortnite vulnerabilities put millions of players at risk

Check Point shares details of flaws that could have affected any player of the popular online battle game.