New variant of Geodo/Emotet banking malware targets UKSep 18, 2017, 14:37 PM Ben Gane
Forcepoint Security Labs have recently observed a malicious email campaign delivering what appears to be a new variant of the Geodo/Emotet banking malware, predominantly to .UK TLDs across a range of sectors including addresses at major business and government departments...
New Android Downloader Masquerading as Flash Player UpdateSep 18, 2017, 14:36 PM Ben Gane
ESET researchers discovered a dangerous new app targeting Android devices is capable of downloading and executing additional malware. Detected by ESET security software as Android/TrojanDownloader.Agent.JI, the trojan is distributed via...
Necurs Unleashed "Locky diablo" from HellSep 18, 2017, 14:36 PM Ben Gane
Over two days in early August (the 8th and 9th), amidst of the active distribution of Trickbot malware, a new Locky ransomware variant called "diablo" has emerged from hell. The Trustwave SpiderLabs Spam Research Database has picked up...
Nearly 80 percent of cyber professionals say enterprises must understand behaviours and intent as people interact with critical data and IPSep 18, 2017, 14:35 PM Ben Gane
Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint™ today released a new study – “The Human Point: An Intersection of Behaviors, Intent & Critical Business Data.” The study showed that, while an overwhelming majority of respondents – 80 percent – believe...
MS-17-010: EternalBlue’s Large Non-Paged Pool Overflow in SRV DriverSep 18, 2017, 14:35 PM Ben Gane
The EternalBlue exploit took the spotlight last May as it became the tie that bound the spate of malware attacks these past few weeks—the pervasive WannaCry, the fileless ransomware UIWIX, the Server...
Moving To Serverless Cloud AppsSep 18, 2017, 14:35 PM Ben Gane
One of the key benefits of the cloud is focus. Spinning up a virtual server in the cloud lets you focus on the operations and security of the operating system, you applications, and your data. Similarly migrating to a SaaS productivity suite lets you focus on your data and getting work done.
Microsofts releases anti-ransomware feature – too little too late?Sep 18, 2017, 14:34 PM Ben Gane
Ransomware has accentuated itself to become the most recognized network security threat in the world today and technology vendors are releasing a growing arsenal of tools to help combat it. Earlier this year, Microsoft took the unprecedented step...
Mastermind behind Ebury malware gets 46 months in prison, US court rulesSep 18, 2017, 14:33 PM Ben Gane
41 year-old Russian national Maxim Senakh was sentenced to 46 months in prison by a US federal court in Minnesota, after pleading guilty in May for developing and managing a Linux botnet using Ebury malware...
Many Organizations Expect Cyber Attack This Year, Report SaysSep 18, 2017, 14:33 PM Ben Gane
The findings of a new ISACA research report on the state of cyber security are quite sobering: a huge majority of the organizations the group surveyed for its study expect to be hit with a cyber attack this year...