Application Control 101: Definition, Features, Benefits, and Best Practices

Application control is part and parcel of the larger cybersecurity landscape of access control, as outlined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). But what does the term…

‘Karakurt’ Extortion Threat Emerges, But Says No to Ransomware

The threat group, first identified in June, focuses solely on data exfiltration and subsequent extortion, and has already targeted 40 victims since September. There is a new financially motivated threat…

IKEA Hit by Email Reply-Chain Cyberattack

IKEA, king of furniture-in-a-flat-box, warned employees on Friday that an ongoing cyberattack was using internal emails to malspam malicious links in active email threads. As of Friday – as in,…

Application Whitelisting Concepts: Definition, Types, Implementation and Best Practices

The simplest way to stop malicious code from infiltrating your network is by automatically blocking it before it even enters the system. A straightforward and efficient way to achieve that…