SECURITY THREATS

Not a day passes without news of another major data breach, and with the stakes rising – from data loss to regulatory penalties that could put an organization out of business – the cost of doing nothing may soon exceed the cost of adequate security measures. We keep you informed of the latest ways that cybercriminals are attacking organizations, and keep you informed of the best practices and security technologies that will keep your data safe from hackers.

LATEST SECURITY THREATS ARTICLES

Ransomware Sales on the Dark Web Surged by 2,502 Percent in the Past Year

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Sales grew from $250,000 in 2016 to more than $6.2 million in 2017, according to a recent report.

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North Korean Hackers Hit U.S. Electric Companies with Spear Phishing Attacks

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Researchers say the attacks appeared to be early-stage reconnaissance, not preparation for an imminent destructive attack.

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The Increasing Complexity of Cyberwar: North Korean Hackers Stole Joint U.S.-South Korea War Plans

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The hackers stole 235 GB of military data, of which 182 GB still hasn't been identified.

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Apache Patches Optionsbleed Flaw in HTTP Server

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Apache HTTPD 2.4.28 is now available, fixing a vulnerability that could have potentially enabled information disclosure.

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FireEye Warns of Expanding FormBook Malware Attacks

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Data stealing malware taking aim at Aerospace and Defense contractors in the U.S. and South Korea.

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TOP SECURITY THREATS RESOURCES

HOW TO STOP RANSOMWARE

Ransomware is a growing threat that can cost enterprises millions. Find out how to prevent it or get rid of it.

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TYPES OF MALWARE

Here are some of the most common malware types and how to defend against them, from adware to worms and everything in between.

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THREAT INTELLIGENCE AND ANALYTICS

We offer a thorough overview of cyber threat intelligence and how to implement it in your business.

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CYBER INSURANCE

Cyber insurance could be the difference between staying in business or shutting down for good because of a data breach.

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The Cybersecurity Blueprint: A Four-Part Model for Providing Comprehensive Layered Security

While ransomware has received the most headlines, other cyberthreats have grown in their severity as well. If you're an IT service provider, dealing with the sheer variety of attacks today requires that you take a broad, layered approach to security for your clients. But where do you …

Ponemon Institute's 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Overview

The industry's benchmark study independently conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Security. What are the implications and findings on the effects of a data breach to today's businesses? Ponemon Institute's latest study of over 419 organizations around the globe details …

How to Choose the Right Cybersecurity Solution

On-demand webcast Lately it seems that everywhere you turn, there's another cybersecurity breach — and hackers and thieves are never satisfied with the status quo, continuing to refine their tactics or create new methods of attack. So how do you protect your business now, but also …

Debunking the Top Four Myths About DDoS Attacks

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks seem to constantly be in the news, continually evolving and growing in complexity. You may have heard about the big, volumetric attacks related to Brazillian websites during the Olympics. But while volumetric attacks still reign supreme, there …
 
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Russian Hackers Stole Highly Classified NSA Data via Third-Party Contractor

Russian Hackers Stole Highly Classified NSA Data via Third-Party Contractor

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The hackers used Kaspersky Lab anti-virus software to locate the files, according to a recent report.

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SMBs Paid Over $300 Million to Ransomware Attackers in the Past Year

SMBs Paid Over $300 Million to Ransomware Attackers in the Past Year

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Among those that paid the ransom, 15 percent still never recovered their data, a recent survey found.

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Iranian APT33 Hackers Launch Phishing Attacks on Aviation, Energy Industries

Iranian APT33 Hackers Launch Phishing Attacks on Aviation, Energy Industries

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The group has been targeting companies with aviation-related connections to Saudi Arabia.

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Deloitte Suffers Major Data Breach Without Multi-Factor Authentication

Deloitte Suffers Major Data Breach Without Multi-Factor Authentication

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The hacker or hackers appear to have gained admin level access for several months before they were detected.

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