Bad Actors Are Maximizing Remote Everything

Aamir Lakhani, global security strategist and researcher at FortiGuard Labs, zeroes in on how adversaries are targeting ‘remote everything’. The rise of remote work and learning opened new opportunities for…

REvil Ransomware Makes a Comeback

REvil ransomware (also known as Sodin) was discovered in April 2019 and has since been improved to be more difficult to detect. Once infected, it encrypts data and deletes the ransom…

Mental Health and Prayer Apps Do Not Meet Mozilla’s Minimum Security Standards

An investigation conducted by Mozilla researchers regarding mental health and prayer applications showed that the security and privacy of their users are not very important or, in some cases,  do…

Deep Dive: Protecting Against Container Threats in the Cloud

A deep dive into securing containerized environments and understanding how they present unique security challenges. Containers are self-contained pods representing complete, portable application environments. They contain everything an application needs…

Cloudy With A Chance of A Security Breach: Why CWS and XDR Solutions Should Be On Your Radar

Security leaders are constantly looking to further mature their security organization and continuously build up their security department and tech stack. Identifying key risk gaps and areas of exposure is…

Mozilla finds mental health apps fail 'spectacularly' at user security, data policies

An investigation into mental health and prayer apps has revealed a disturbing lack of concern surrounding user security and privacy. On Monday, Mozilla released the findings of a new study…

Directorate of Enforcement seizes $725 million from Xiaomi India

Image: Xiaomi India’s anti-money laundering agency, the Directorate of Enforcement (ED), has seized assets worth ₹5551.27 crore (around $725 million) from Xiaomi India after it found the company had broken…

Robo-debt Royal Commission, eSafety capabilities and anti-trolling laws on the Australian election agenda

Written by Aimee Chanthadavong, Senior Journalist Aimee Chanthadavong Senior Journalist Since completing a degree in journalism, Aimee has had her fair share of covering various topics, including business, retail, manufacturing,…

AvosLocker Ransomware Variant Abuses Driver File to Disable Anti-Virus, Scans for Log4shell

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Conclusion While AvosLocker has been documented for its abuse of AnyDesk for lateral movement as its preferred application, we note that other remote access…

Musk's Twitter goal of authenticating all users is good for ending bots but bad for humans

Written by Chris Duckett, APAC Editor Chris Duckett APAC Editor Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer.…