How to build a proactive incident response plan

Organizations have long since relied on a reactive approach to cybersecurity. However, with the ever-increasing sophistication of tools for malicious actors, a reactive approach may lead to disaster. A single…

The 7 Biggest Digital Threats of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Cyber crime is causing more chaos than ever, and looms large for small business owners as Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach and pose an enormous challenge to their online…

Bitdefender’s 20th Anniversary: A look at the past, present, and future through its people

We’re incredibly excited to celebrate Bitdefender’s 20th anniversary and thought we would take this opportunity to highlight some of the amazing individuals that have helped Bitdefender thrive over the past…

Telstra's biggest cyber worry is businesses with basic single vendor environments

Telstra’s biggest cyber concern is organisations that use “Microsoft-style” environments when it comes to preventing cyber threats. “The place that concerns us most as an organisation … don’t read anything…

Attackers Will Flock to Crypto Wallets, Linux in 2022: Podcast

That’s just the start of what cyberattackers will zero in on as they pick up APT techniques to hurl more destructive ransomware & supply-chain attacks, says Fortinet’s Derek Manky. Ransomware…

Files Within Password-Protected WinRAR Archives Locked by New Memento Ransomware Group

Memento ransomware group makes its way on the threat landscape scene. Their approach seems to be quite uncommon, as the threat actor group locks files in WinRAR archives protected by…

Ransomware is now a giant black hole that is sucking in all other forms of cybercrime

Ransomware is so lucrative for the gangs involved that other parts of the cybercrime ecosystem are being repurposed into a system for delivering potential victims. “The gravitational force of ransomware’s…

What is Endpoint Security?

A significant portion of cyberattacks target endpoints, either individually or as gateways to the larger company network. Unfortunately, this is not a singular threat, but a layered issue: hackers exploit…

The US government just launched a big push to fill cybersecurity jobs, with salaries to match

The US Department of Homeland Security, a key cybersecurity agency, has just announced a new system that will help it recruit, develop and retrain cybersecurity pros in the federal government. …

Avast Q3’21 Threat Report

Avast –  Avast –  Latest Avast Q3’21 Threat Report reveals elevated risk for ransomware and RAT attacks, rootkits and exploit kits return. Foreword The threat landscape is a fascinating environment…