Machine Learning in Cybersecurity 101

Machine learning is a term usually mentioned in contexts that actually refer to artificial intelligence or is used as a synonym. Let us have a closer look at what the…

10 Tips To Boost Microsoft Defender AV Security

Microsoft Defender Antivirus (MDAV), known as Windows Defender Antivirus before the Windows 10 May 2020 update, is an anti-malware component of Microsoft Windows. MDAV continually scans for malware, viruses, and…

Maze Ransomware: Origins, Operating Mode, Attacks

This post is also available in: Danish Coming back to your laptop only to find all your data encrypted and a defiant message on your screen asking you for money…

Consumers Warned About Rise in Call Center Threats

Consumers Warned About Rise in Call Center Threats Consumers have been warned about a significant rise in call center threat activity, in which attackers use email alongside call center customer…

The Mekotio Banking Trojan Is Apparently Back in Business

Mekotio is a banking trojan that mostly targets victims in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Spain, Peru, and Portugal. The use of a SQL database as a C&C server is the most…

Kyndryl set for IBM spin-off: Can it grow ecosystem, innovation and revenue?

Kyndryl, a managed services giant spun off from IBM, will officially become a publicly traded independent company on Wednesday and the company has a long to-do list that includes boosting…

Threat Actor Claims 'Groove' Ransomware Gang Was Hoax

Threat Actor Claims 'Groove' Ransomware Gang Was Hoax A Russian-speaking ransomware ‘group’ which called on rival entities to join forces in targeting the US government may have been a social…

NSO Group Blacklisted by US for Trade in Spyware

NSO Group Blacklisted by US for Trade in Spyware A notorious Israeli spyware company has been added to a US export blacklist designed to prevent it from buying components from…

Bitdefender Celebrates 20 Years of Cybersecurity Leadership

November 2021 marks a special month for Bitdefender as we celebrate our 20th anniversary. It has been an exciting journey since our 2001 founding. We have come a long way, growing…