Cybersecurity and threat news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
It's time for MacRansom: New ransomware goes after MacOS
Fortinet has warned of a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) that is making its home on a webportal hosted on the TOR network.
How to find out the true value of network risk reduction
Networks may make up part of business infrastructure growth, but how do businesses make the most out of any new network & security monitoring tools?
Centrify targets local admin access on Macs through latest identity management update
Macs in the enterprise are prone to careless administrative account maintenance and passwords are being shared further than they should be.
'Dangerous' Industroyer malware linked to industrial cyber attacks
ESET has posted a warning that critical infrastructure worldwide could be vulnerable to the cybercriminal group Industroyer.
Interview: The dark side of biometrics - why social engineering could destroy security
In depth with One Identity: "Anyone who has let a stranger hold an unlocked phone is putting themselves at risk of being breached."
DDoS attacks hitting 'record-breaking' levels as volumes increase 380%
DDoS attackers are hitting hard, fast and with no breaks in between, leading to record-breaking attacks over hours or even days.
Microsoft uncovers how cybercrime gang uses Intel tech for stealth
Microsoft has uncovered more about cybercrime gang "PLATINUM" group, which now leverages Intel technology to hide its communications.
HPE's industry-first puts silicon at the forefront of server security
The industry-first development features embedded silicon-based security into HPE's next-generation ProLiant servers.
Impersonation attacks rise 400% as email security struggles to keep up
"If a CISO isn’t reviewing its email security solution on a 12-18 month basis, they may be surprised at what threats are getting into inboxes."
Thursdays are the most dangerous days for our inboxes, Proofpoint finds
Be especially wary of the dangers lurking in your inbox on Thursdays - because that's when malicious email attachments are likely to spike.
Trend Micro's ten steps for securing our smart cities
Right now there are 250 smart city projects underway in 178 cities worldwide, but how do those projects tackle cybersecurity?
Financial services cybersecurity pain points security providers must consider
It is now paramount for financial services organisations to implement an architecture and strategy that has the capacity to support global trends.
Apple releases critical security updates for all products
If you put off installing the latest Apple security updates, now is the time to do it, according to Australian security watchdogs Stay Smart Online.
Digital marketing agency unleashes Fireball malware on 250 million computers
A new browser hijacker malware called Fireball is taking over 250 million computers and has already infiltrated 20% of corporate networks worldwide.
Security - It really is all or nothing if you want to know the enemy
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.”
It's time to pick up the pace on HTTPS encryption, survey finds
Less than half of internet sites support HTTPS, despite it being a 'must have' for all businesses, a new survey has found.
Gamification: Cybersecurity's secret spice for effective employee training
“Gamifying will help make the training process more exciting and engaging for employees, increasing employee awareness of cybersecurity practices."