McAfee Sees Ransomware-as-a-Service, Cryptocurrency and Internet of Things Threats Surge in Q1 2021.
Trend Micro instrumental in Scan4You convictionTrend Micro has announced details of its close cooperation with the FBI to identify, arrest and bring to trial the individuals linked to the infamous Counter Antivirus (CAV) service Scan4You.0 3258
A 6-year cyberespionage campaign uncovered in the Middle East
A 6-year cyberespionage campaign uncovered in the Middle East.
Ransomware cartels using new tactics to extort money
Gangs of cyber criminals, organising themselves along the lines of drug cartels, are changing the ‘rules’ of ransomware attacks to keep ahead of the authorities’ efforts to thwart their activities. That’s the conclusion of a new report by leading cyber analytics expert CyberCube.
Group-IB exposes fraud schemes globally and in the MEA
At least 16 countries in the MEA region, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, are being targeted by scammers who are harvesting user personal and payment data via a multistage scam that exploits at least 138 popular brands. Group-IB outlines the MEA countries and the various verticals which were targeted by the scams, alongside the impacts of the ongoing “scamdemic”.
APT actors increasingly turn to exploits to launch attacks
Advanced threat actors are continuously changing their tactics, sharpening their toolsets, and launching new waves of activity. That’s why, to keep users and organisations informed about the threats they face, Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis team provides quarterly reports about the most important developments in the advanced persistent threat landscape.
Cybereason Discovers Global Botnet Campaign Leveraging Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability
Cybereason Discovers Global Botnet Campaign Leveraging Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability. The Prometei Botnet crosses many industries and countries globally; Victims are random, making the botnet more dangerous and widespread.
In-person GISEC 2021 to spark industry collaboration against cybercrime
In-person GISEC 2021 to spark industry collaboration against cybercrime spike. Dubai World Trade Centre will host GISEC from 31st May-2nd June.
32% of users in UAE under threat from malware hiding in their devices
The danger within: 32% of users in United Arab Emirates under threat from malware hiding within their devices.
The Industries Most Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks in 2020
Cisco has conducted research to discover the top malware threats across industries in 2020 with in its new “DNS Security” report. It follows extensive analysis of malicious DNS activity and threats from January to December last year.
Why People Click: How Cybercriminals Target Emotion and Trust
We think of cyber criminals as sitting in basements, plotting to subvert technology by breaking through the firewall, but the reality is that the problem is a human one. Technology is actually quite effective at withstanding attacks, so the attackers target the most vulnerable spot – the user.