Monthly Archives: September 2016

This data-stealing Trojan is the first to also infect you with ransomware

Computer hacker silhouette of hooded man with internet login screen concept for security, phishing and hacking network account username and password Not content with stealing your bank details, Betabot will also infect your computer with Cerber ransomware too.  By Danny Palmer | September 2, 2016  Cybercriminals: now they'll steal your data and bill you too. …
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Breaches showing patterns of both desirable, questionable characteristics

Strides are being made, but hackers still winning the battles  By John Fontana for Identity Matters | September 1, 2016   The good and the bad of this week's Dropbox breach announcement is a microcosm of the patchwork of improvements and the continuing weaknesses in access control and account security that currently defines enterprise and…
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Thousands of security threats happen every five minutes: Trend Micro VP

The pace at which businesses now find themselves operating has allowed for the files on a network to be encrypted and beyond an organisation's reach in just five minutes.  By Asha McLean | September 1, 2016   In just five minutes, files on a company's network can be encrypted and beyond its reach, according to…
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Banks facing persistent and sophisticated cyberattacks, warns SWIFT

Some financial institutions have yet to plug security holes despite facing a sustained threat from online hackers.  By Danny Palmer | September, 1, 2016 SWIFT is warning banks to boost their security in the face of theft attempts.  Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto     Banks that exchange payment information using the SWIFT global messaging system have…
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