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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.
Top tips to secure your home wifi network from net nasties
Your home internet network is become more and more vulnerable. Here's what you can do to help protect it from hackers and other net nasties.
Bitdefender takes hypervisor security direct to global data centers
Bitdefender says it has the first and only vendor to offer hypervisor-enforced security for data centers.
Bitdefender creates decryption tool for Bart ransomware victims
Help is at hand for victims of the Bart ransomware, after Bitdefender released a decryption tool that works for all variants.
Bitdefender BOX launches in Japan for smarter home device security
Bitdefender BOX is a solution that allows customers to protect their home networks from malware, hackers, ransomware, phishing & other online threats.
Bitdefender discovers new Mac malware on the scene
Another notorious Mac malware has popped up on the scene. Xagent can rob users of passwords, iPhone backup data and take screenshots.
Bitdefender tightens channel relations through enhanced partner scheme
Bitdefender is ramping up partner potential with new programme designed to boost margins by as much as 100%.
Security is important for data center operators across the globe, says exec
"The VMware Ready certification marks another step in our commitment to provide security that is easy to deploy and scale."
Bitdefender keeps ahead of the race with new cybersecurity tools
Bitdefender 2017 will be launched for Windows, Mac & Android devices, with a number of new features including a cloud and machine learning algorithms.
New backdoor malware targeting Mac devices
"This type of malware is particularly dangerous as it’s hard to detect and offers the attacker full control of the compromised system."
Proof of concept cloud TLS hack: the silent hypervisor flaw
Third parties could eavesdrop on cloud communications encrypted with TLS, which can be almost undetectable by most people.
Clever security offering making money for telco service providers
Wedge Networks is offering up security-as-a-service, giving telco service providers a point of differentiation - and high margins.
New Bitdefender vaccine for CryptoWall
"CryptoWall has been around for less than 5 months and already extorted more than $1 million and caused damage on users who refuse to pay ransom."
Bitdefender gains momentum in MSP market
Bitdefender has released a new integrated MSP security solution known as LabTech, and announced its participation in ConnectWise’s vendor programme.
Valentines beware: scams are targeting you
“Scammers have taken a shotgun approach to lovers on Valentine’s, with dating spam counting for almost 7%of all spam sent around the globe."
Gartner names Bitdefender an endpoint security ‘visionary’
"We feel Gartner's positioning of Bitdefender as a Visionary in the industry offers powerful validation of what we have put into endpoint security."
Bitdefender updates mobile security and antivirus offering
“We approached this latest upgrade to Bitdefender Mobile Security with the intention of further enhancing its strongest features."
Bitdefender launches latest Antivirus for Mac, says it 100% effective
"In a nutshell, Bitdefender has designed a programme so effective that Mac users can completely forget the internet is often a dangerous place."
Bitdefender to release new product line in 2016
The new product line uses machine learning algorithms to enable the system to fight off new and unknown threats.
Sophisticated malware resurfaces in Google Play apps
The Android.Trojan.MKero.A malware was originally distributed via third-party marketplace and local social networks in Eastern Europe late 2014.
Bitdefender planning local B2B and B2C assault
BitDefender is eyeing up the business market and planning a major push into Australia's small, medium and large businesses over the coming year.