Entire U.S. Banking Sector Would Suffer Greatly If Even Just One Major Bank Is Compromised

Entire U.S. Banking Sector Would Suffer Greatly If Even Just One Major Bank Is Compromised

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 22.01.2020

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4 in 10 Security Cameras Are Vulnerable to Cyberattacks, Research Shows

4 in 10 Security Cameras Are Vulnerable to Cyberattacks, Research Shows

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 21.01.2020

Outdated camera software is one of the avenues paved for hackers, and it’s estimated that almost half of security cameras could be vulnerable to outside interference. The Internet of Things encompasses anything with an online connection, and security cameras are a prime example. Their very function makes them likely targets for hackers, whose jobs are ... The post 4 in 10 Security Cameras Are Vulnerable to Cyberattacks, Research Shows appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Cyber Incidents Increasingly Erode Brand Value

Cyber Incidents Increasingly Erode Brand Value

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 21.01.2020

Despite growing risks, many companies are still poorly protected against the type of reputational crisis that a cyber incident can deliver, according to research by Allianz. read more

Over 500,000 Credentials for Telnet Exposed IoT Devices and Servers Leaked Online

Over 500,000 Credentials for Telnet Exposed IoT Devices and Servers Leaked Online

by Silviu STAHIE, from IoT Security Insights , on 20.01.2020

A hacker has published a trove of over 515,000 Telnet credentials for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, servers, and various routers on a forum, along with user names and passwords, potentially giving an attacker complete control. Telnet credentials are usually employed when users need to configure various devices, and it’s easy to see why revealing ... The post Over 500,000 Credentials for Telnet Exposed IoT Devices and Servers Leaked Online appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Some Companies Never Know They Are Under Attack

Some Companies Never Know They Are Under Attack

by Silviu Stahie, from Business Insights , on 20.01.2020

Not all cyberattacks are visible, and some companies don't know they are under attack and have no clue as to the effects of such an attack on their organization, according to a new study. read more

What parents need to know before letting kids use a smartphone

What parents need to know before letting kids use a smartphone

by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 20.01.2020

There comes a moment in any parents' life when, after intensive begging and pleas, they take the plunge and buy their child his /her first smartphone. If you are experiencing this, you are not alone. 53% of kids have their own smartphone by the time they are 11, and 69% have one at the age ... The post What parents need to know before letting kids use a smartphone appeared first on Bitdefender. read more

Equifax Ordered to Spend $1 Billion on Data Security

Equifax Ordered to Spend $1 Billion on Data Security

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 17.01.2020

Credit reporting agency Equifax continues to pay through the nose after the mega breach it suffered in 2017 resulted in the leak of 147 million customer records and the firing of three executives. read more

Cyber Incidents Now Pose Top Peril for Companies Globally, Allianz Says

Cyber Incidents Now Pose Top Peril for Companies Globally, Allianz Says

by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 16.01.2020

Cybersecurity shot up to the #1 spot as the top peril for companies globally this year, from #2 last year and as low as #15 seven years ago, according to financial services firm Allianz. read more

Paradise Ransomware decryption tool

Paradise Ransomware decryption tool

by Bitdefender Team, from Bitdefender Labs , on 16.01.2020

We’re happy to announce a new decryptor for Paradise Ransomware. Paradise Ransomware, initially spotted in 2017, has been aggressively marketed as a service to interested affiliates. After infection, it checks whether the keyboard language is set to Russian, Kazakh, Belarus or Ukrainian and, if so, exits without encrypting. Otherwise, it encrypts files and deletes shadow […] read more

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