by Angel Icusca, from Business Insights , on 27.03.2020
Intrusion detection, incident response, and digital forensics - these are all essential stages of managing a cyberattack. While different in nature, they all share one thing: they come after an attack has breached your systems. read more
by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 27.03.2020
The legal sector is a prime target for cybercriminals, and the vast majority of IT leaders in the industry consider insider threats a significant concern. 77% think employees are directly responsible for exposing valuable data by mistake. read more
by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 26.03.2020
A snapshot of the breach exposure of major enterprises has revealed 23 million pairs of credentials containing Fortune 1000 corporate email addresses and plaintext passwords. read more
by Liviu ARSENE, from Bitdefender Labs , on 26.03.2020
As new developments regarding the coronavirus outbreak emerge, Android developers (malware developers included) have started capitalizing the topic. Bitdefender researchers have recently analyzed Android telemetry from Google Play – and other third-party marketplaces – regarding coronavirus-themed legitimate apps and malware in Europe, and found huge spikes in application scans containing “covid” or “corona” in the […] read more
by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 27.03.2020
The coronavirus outbreak is forcing many of us to stay home. So families are spending more time online, children included. Not only for work, learning, conferences, entertainment or printing coloring pages, but also to keep in touch with others. We all crave social interactions, and we miss face-to-face meetings with friends, brothers, sisters, grandparents. Social ...
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by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 26.03.2020
An application called the COVID Symptom Tracker is being used to gather data from the public on the rate of infection in the general population, highlighting a use for the Internet of Things that wasn’t anticipated until now. The Internet of Things (IoT) covers pretty much everything connected to the Internet, and that includes smartphones. ...
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by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 25.03.2020
A critical remote code execution vulnerability was found in OpenWrt, a Linux-based operating system designed for embedded devices, such as routers. Embedded devices used to route traffic are essential pieces of hardware that require greater scrutiny than most other devices in the Internet of Things ecosystem. When such devices are compromised, cybercriminals can access internal ...
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by Michael Rosen, from Business Insights , on 25.03.2020
Security’s challenge is matching awareness of external threats to internal goals and the ability to execute
Managed Detection and Response addresses key customer gaps in visibility, alerts, skills, and outcomes
Outsourcing security operations to a managed SOC allows internal teams to focus on higher-value projects read more
by Liviu ARSENE, from Bitdefender Labs , on 25.03.2020
Bitdefender researchers have recently found a new attack that targets home routers and changes their DNS settings to redirect victims to a malware-serving website that delivers the Oski infostealer as a final payload. What’s interesting about the attack is that it stores malicious payloads using Bitbucket, the popular web-based version control repository hosting service. To […] read more