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Five Security Predictions for 2015: Bolder Threats Leading to Bolder Security Teams

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No one is safe from getting hacked. This has been no more evident than in 2014 where we have seen some of the biggest high-end data breaches of large companies ever seen to date. Data, personal records and financial information has been stolen and sold on the black market in a matter of days. eBay, Target and more recently Sony … Read the rest

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Worm outbreak case study: Incident response in the business with Volatility

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A few days ago, our team had to respond to a worm outbreak in one of our customer sites. The threat name was Sality which is a well known worm that started propagating back in 2003. The Sality worm spreads by infecting legitimate executable files and copying itself to a different location on the local system and on network shares. … Read the rest

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EU Cyber Security

The current wave of data protection regulations and how it will affect the infosec industry

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Originally posted by Help Net Security

In 2016, the EU is set to review the next draft of The Network and Information Security (NIS) ‘cybersecurity’ directive which will bring new compliance requirements into place, not just for EU companies but all companies who deal with EU consumer data. This is echoed in the UK, where the government has rated cyber … Read the rest

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The urgent need for cyber security talent in the UK

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Last year, the Government’s Security Breaches Survey found that 81 per cent of large companies had reported some form of security breach, costing each organisation on average between £600,000 and £1.5 million.

The reality is that the number of cyber security threats is continuously on the rise. The increase in basic and complex attacks on businesses is driven, in part, … Read the rest

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Syphoned credentials from Skype accounts used to spread diet scams

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Performanta labs has received reports on rogue diet scam URLs that spread on Skype via compromised Skype accounts. Initial investigation concluded that there’s no malware involved on end user machines and devices, but that Skype credentials have been syphoned on unsecured or rogue networks.

It’s good to keep in mind that effective cyber attacks don’t have to necessarily include malware … Read the rest

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Shifting the Security Mindset – The Escalating Threat Landscape and What Steps can be Taken to Mitigate Risks

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As posted on the journal IT for CEOs & CFOs

The modern cyber security threat environment is growing rapidly. In the digital world, the inherent interconnectivity of people, devices and organisations, opens up a whole new playing field of vulnerabilities. The adoption of mobile computing resulted in blurring organisational boundaries, with IT getting closer to the user and further from Read the rest

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VARs must add more value in security

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Originally posted by CRN at ChannelWeb.co.uk

Value-added resellers are perfectly placed to step in and help customers as the global threat landscape continues to escalate, argues Performanta Ltd CTO Lior Arbel

The cybersecurity threat landscape is changing. We are seeing an upsurge in basic to complex attacks from threat actors who are being aided by an increased availability of underground Read the rest

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