One in five IT managers surveyed didn’t know how they were breached, and the diversity of attack methods means no one defensive strategy is a silver bullet, according to a recent report by Sophos.
Trend Micros’s 2018 security roundup report reveals substantial growth in phishing, cryptocurrency mining and BEC.
ESET has been announced as the latest partner of No More Ransom, an international initiative between Europol, the Dutch National Police and major cybersecurity organisations.
Proving ROI in IT security has traditionally been a struggle for IT professionals, who need to balance budget limitations while constantly fighting to stay ahead of the dynamic threat landscape.
Cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks to more covert methods intended to steal money and valuable computing resources.
Cybercriminals extended their operations in cryptojacking and other cryptocurrency mining schemes, where perpetrators hijack victims’ browsers or infect their systems to secretly use them to mine for legitimate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.
The UAE accounted for 2.4 million of the 1.7 billion ransomware attacks detected globally in Q1 of 2018, according to a recent report by cybersecurity solutions firm Trend Micro.
Egypt continues to face a growing threat from cyber-attacks with malware detections in Q1 of 2018 reaching 253,995, the second highest figure in the North African region.
IT managers lack visibility to about 45 percent of their organisation’s network traffic, creating significant security challenges. In fact, nearly a quarter of them are blind to as much as 70 percent of their network traffic.
Saudi Arabia’s education sector was most affected by malware, followed by government, and telecommunications during 2017, according to a study.