Cybersecurity and threat news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
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ESET welcomes new network security provider into its Alliance
ESET has brought a new network security provider into its Technology Alliance after announcing the agreement with GREYCORTEX.
04 Sep 2017
BT says investing in all the latest cybersecurity is no silver bullet
Throwing money at cybersecurity is a mistake that can make firms a target not just for cyber criminals but also for over-zealous IT salespeople.
29 Aug 2017
Mobile malware creation is now as easy as downloading an app
Mobile malware creation is as easy as downloading an app and potential criminals don’t even need to write a single line of code.
28 Aug 2017
Locky ransomware's 'rebirth' puts everyone at risk once again
The Locky ransomware is back and using social engineering in another round of email-based attacks on tens of thousands of users.
21 Aug 2017
How to make your smart home safe when hackers are looming nearby
The more devices you connect to your network the more you need to protect, your data may be at risk...
21 Aug 2017
Check Point's latest threat research taken from data you can see in real time
Check Point has taken the latest results from its Cyber Attack Trends: Mid Year Report from data that viewers can see happening in real time.
21 Aug 2017
Holistic information security & business continuity helps businesses prevent disruption
Based in Auckland, they have a strong history of protecting New Zealand organisations from disruptive and damaging incidents before they take control.
17 Aug 2017
Opportunity for A/NZ resellers as emt signs distie deal with OPSWAT
With a client base including the U.S. Army and ING Bank, OPSWAT's platform is now available to A/NZ resellers via emt Distribution.
16 Aug 2017
Sandboxing and threat intelligence: Proactive defence against ransomware
Ingram Micro’s Swapneil Diwaan explains the need for speed in preventing fast-moving cyber threats including ransomware.
14 Aug 2017
Cybercrime: What to expect for the rest of 2017 and how to prepare
So far this year we have already borne witness to a multitude of serious cybercrime. NordVPN has provided insights for what the second half may hold.
09 Aug 2017
Dicker Data: What NZ companies need to know about cybersecurity
There is a significant weakness with cybersecurity in New Zealand – and according to Dicker Data, it stems from one of our strengths.
04 Aug 2017
UK SMBs estimate average cost of cyberattack more than £730,000
UK SMBs estimated the average cost of a cyberattack where their customer records or critical business data were stolen at an eye-watering £737,677.
02 Aug 2017
HBO’s Game of Thrones treasure chest ransacked by hackers
It would seem winter has come for HBO after hackers have stormed the company’s servers and looted the jewels within to leak data online.
01 Aug 2017
Nearly a quarter of ‘unsafe’ emails getting through to user inboxes
There is a continuous challenge of securing organisations from malicious attachments, dangerous files type, impersonation attacks as well as spam.
28 Jul 2017
Cisco reveals alarming findings from Midyear Cybersecurity Report
“As recent incidents like WannaCry and Netya illustrate, our adversaries are becoming more and more creative in how they architect their attacks.”
26 Jul 2017
60% of enterprises confirm global attacks have affected cyber protection choices
Results from a recent survey of security executive from across 11 EMEA countries have been released, revealing the effects of attacks like WannaCry.
21 Jul 2017
Local SMEs are the most vulnerable to ransomware attacks: Turrito Networks
The right partner will understand both your needs and risks as a business, and then provide solutions that protect your data from day one.”
20 Jul 2017
To pay or not to pay; protecting your business against the rising threat of ransomware
f you think you’d elect to pay, there’s no better time than now to improve your security practices as you will become a target for further attacks.
18 Jul 2017
A system wiper with no recourse: Researchers discover what NotPetya attack was really after
ESET senior research fellow Nick FitzGerald says that NotPetya was most likely a state-sponsored attack through malware.
05 Jul 2017
Sophos responds to new variant of Petya ransomware
These attacks are upping the ante, as they hit services that affect people’s day-to-day activity; such as healthcare, and postal services.
05 Jul 2017
NotPetya ransomworm knows no boundaries - A/NZ firms affected
Ransomware knows no boundaries: That's the lesson coming from the NotPetya attack that, despite starting in Europe, has spread to A/NZ.
29 Jun 2017
Petya ransomworm's rapid spread: What the experts know right now
The Petya ransomware uses the EternalBlue exploit to not only infect files, but an entire system's drive. We get the latest from the experts.
28 Jun 2017
Did you know your superyacht can be cyber-pirated?
A white-hat hacker at a recent super-yacht investor conference demonstrated how he took control of a super-yacht’s satellite communications system.
26 Jun 2017
South Korean web hosting provider pays $1m ransomware demand
South Korean web hosting company Nayana was hit by the Erebus ransomware and is paying 397.6 Bitcoins, the equivalent of US$1 million.
21 Jun 2017