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Europol, FBI, Bitdefender team up on ransomware decryptor
The decryptor neutralises the latest versions of GandCrab – the most prolific families of file-encrypting malware to date.
Bitdefender invests in A/NZ with new offices and regional director
Bitdefender has opened its Partner Advantage Network (PAN) programme with the aim of recruiting and supporting its over 500 local resellers.
Bitdefender announces security integration with Kaseya
The new partnership will allow VSA by Kaseya’s cloud and on-premises users to deploy and manage security with Bitdefender Cloud Security for MSPs.
Bitdefender expands offerings with RedSocks acquisition
RedSocks provides non-intrusive, real-time breach detection solutions and incident response services.
Opinion: Looking beyond traditional security for HCI
Bitdefender's senior analyst says simplicity makes hyperconverged infrastructure attractive, but as the data centre landscape changes, its essential the tech surrounding it evolves too.
40 million more likely affected by massive Facebook data leak - Bitdefender
Almost 50 million accounts have been compromised through a daisy-chained vulnerability in the View As feature, which allowed an unknown party to snatch authentication tokens of 50 million users.
Bitdefender invests in APAC with acquisition of SMS eTech business line
From its base in Melbourne, the new Bitdefender Australia office will retain all current employees of SMS eTech working on the Bitdefender business line.
Hackers using spearphishing to target banks –Bitdefender
To limit the risk of being discovered, attackers operated outside of normal business hours and cashout operations were planned for weekends.
Forrester names Bitdefender leader in endpoint security
Forrester analysed 15 vendors in the assessment that met three key inclusion criteria.
Bitdefender unravels the mystery of the Zacinlo adware
The Zacinlo malware, which Bitdefender classes as an advanced strain of spyware, has been operating covertly since 2012.
Bitdefender and Nutanix partner to simplify hypervisor security administration
GravityZone communicates with AHV to obtain up-to-date virtual-machine (VM) inventory and cluster hierarchy.
Workplace culture: The first line of infosec defence
In order to truly secure your data, its culture which becomes your first, and most important line of defence.
Why antivirus peace of mind doesn’t have to cost you… anything
Is it really possible to get a robust antivirus solution for free?
Why security suites are ousting traditional antivirus programs
In recent years, user privacy and security have become paramount, while criminals attempt to coerce, steal and manipulate users for their data.
Macs under attack – what you can do to secure your device
The status quo has shifted as increasing amounts of malware are written to specifically target Macs.
34 tech heavyweights stand strong: Protecting the globe from cyber threats
Not only with the companies protect customers, they've also vowed not to help governments who want to go on the cyber offensive.
Data centres beware: New report predicts imminent attacks
Cryptomining is increasingly outdoing ransomware in popularity but cybercriminals are running out of CPU, painting data centres as prime targets.
Thwart phishers and their bait through a total security approach
How many people click on links and enter their details into dodgy phishing websites? Maybe your CEO is a specific target.
New malware spotted in Asia reminiscent of Iron Tiger APT
"Its behavior is very similar to the versions detected in attacks associated with the Iron Tiger APT group. "
Bitdefender and NETGEAR partner to bring IoT security to customers
This joint offering will secure IoT devices at the WiFi router level, preventing attacks and protecting sensitive user data from cybercriminals.
2017’s threat landscape report shows ransomware epidemic
Cyberthreats have changed significantly in 2017 - Bitdefender's annual report shows one in six spam emails now contain some form of ransomware.
Bitdefender releases new EDR security solution to achieve 'holy grail' of protection
XDR uses a combination of firewall and patch management abilities and it is able to block threats at pre-execution.
KONNI Remote Access Trojan linked to attacks on North Korean affairs
Cylance have linked the KONNI Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that is targeting North Korean affairs to the DarkHotel threat actors.
Lights out for the Dark Web: Authorities take down AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces
Online criminal marketplaces AlphaBay and Hansa have been taken offline, thanks to a major cooperation effort between Dutch and US authorities.