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Petya happened today, but what about tomorrow?

Sep 18, 2017, 15:03 PM Ben Gane

WannaCry and Petya are obviously big wake up calls. Long gone are the days when companies can expect to keep powerful malware out of their networks entirely. Today, sophisticated companies increasingly...


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Petya and Weaponized Malware: Is Ransomware the New DDoS Attack?

Sep 18, 2017, 15:02 PM Ben Gane

Yesterday, Ivanti hosted a webinar focused on the latest global ransomware attack based on “Petya” malware. The featured speakers were Chris Goettl, Manager of Product Management for Security, and Phil Richards, Chief Security Officer at Ivanti...


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Performance vs Security: two ways to have both

Sep 18, 2017, 15:02 PM Ben Gane

This blog post is the second in a series that examines the results of a recent network security infrastructure survey conducted by SANS Institute[1]. It highlights key takeaways for network and security operations professionals to consider...


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One in five UK businesses suffered an IT hack in 2016

Sep 18, 2017, 14:38 PM Ben Gane

Last year saw a surge in global companies including Yahoo, social giant LinkedIn and even the administration team of American presidential candidate, Hilary Clinton, suffered reputational damage due to significant IT hacks. However,...


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Off-the-shelf ransomware used to target the healthcare sector

Sep 18, 2017, 14:38 PM Ben Gane

In the past year, the Healthcare sector was one of the biggest industries that were hit by ransomware attacks. Being inclined to paying ransom to recover patient data, the Healthcare sector became a low hanging fruit for...


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Patching the electrical grid

Sep 18, 2017, 14:38 PM Ben Gane

Our electric supply is increasingly vulnerable to cyberattack, and new technologies aim to sound the alarm earlier. Electric grids worldwide are increasingly vulnerable to attack...


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OAuth Phishing On The Rise

Sep 18, 2017, 14:38 PM Ben Gane

Recently there was a significant volume of new phishing emails aimed at capturing access to Google accounts…specifically your email and contacts. You can read more about it at...


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NSFOCUS Launches Global Threat Intelligence Platform to Defend Against Sophisticated Cyber Attacks

Sep 18, 2017, 14:37 PM Ben Gane

NSFOCUS, a global provider of intelligent hybrid security solutions, today announced the launch of its Global Threat Intelligence platform. In the world of cyber attacks, 2016 may go on record as the worst year the enterprise has ever seen.


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No more hiding online; Chinese users must register under real names

Sep 18, 2017, 14:37 PM Ben Gane

Freedom of speech and online privacy may soon be forgotten in China, as the government seeks methods to tighten control over content Chinese users share over the internet. The Cyberspace Administration...


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Notpetya Vaccination

Sep 18, 2017, 14:37 PM Ben Gane

As of Wednesday, June 28, there are a number of updates around NotPeyta. Here are a few key observations: #1 Vaccination Discovered Cybereason Principal Security Researcher Amit Serper discovered a pretty simple...


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