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Challenges, Trends

More Devices, More Hacking: Five Ways to Thwart Rise in Cyber Threats

September 14, 2018

Via: VMBlog

The rising number of cyberattacks in the past year included a 92 percent increase in types of malware (hacking software) and a 600 percent increase in the number of attacks against “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices. To help consumers and […]


Challenges, Trends

Windows and Linux Kodi users infected with cryptomining malware

September 13, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Users of Kodi, a popular media player and platform designed for TVs and online streaming, have been the targets of a malware campaign, ZDNet has learned from cyber-security firm ESET. According to a report that will be published later today […]


Challenges, Trends

Microsoft digs down on Azure outage, explores data loss and failover question

September 11, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Microsoft has put together a post-mortem on what it described as an ‘unprecedented’ Azure outage – exploring an interesting question of data loss and failover capability. The outage, which affected customers on the VSTS – or Azure DevOps – service […]


Challenges, Memory Virtualization, Trends, Types

Internet of Things Security Issues: Your NAS May Be Vulnerable

September 7, 2018

Via: SQL Server Pro

When it comes to internet of things security issues, the FBI is getting serious. The FBI recently issued a warning that Internet-connected devices are particularly vulnerable to cybercrime. The alert explained that bad cyber actors are actively searching out and […]


Challenges, Trends

This malware disguises itself as bank security to raid your account

September 4, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Banking malware, including Trojans which steal your online credentials and screen grabbers, usually place heavy emphasis on remaining undetected for as long a period of time as possible. TrickBot, Emotet, BackSwap and the experimental MysteryBot are only a handful of […]


Challenges, Trends

Meet the malware which hijacks your browser and redirects you to fake pages

August 29, 2018

Via: ZDNet

The RIG exploit kit, which at its peak infected an average of 27,000 machines per day, has been grafted with a new tool designed to hijack browsing sessions. The malware in question, a rootkit called CEIDPageLock, has been distributed through […]


Challenges, Trends

Cloud adoption in EMEA continues healthy growth – but security not on the same page

August 24, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Cloud adoption in EMEA continues to grow significantly, but security awareness is not growing with it, according to new research from Bitglass. The cloud access security broker (CASB), in its latest report, used company domains to identify cloud apps deployed […]


Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

Five ways to step up your cybersecurity: The power of the cloud to combat threats

August 24, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

The latest entry in a never-ending series of data breaches comes courtesy of popular internet platform Reddit. The company revealed that a hacker was able to access usernames, passwords, and email addresses by intercepting SMS two-factor authentication. It’s sad to […]


Challenges, Trends

Why real digital transformation is hard to achieve

August 20, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Becoming a digital business is very challenging because it demands new thinking, a willingness to evolve and bold ideas. As market leaders continue to embrace a digital transformation agenda, they’re finding that the transition requires significant changes to organisational culture […]


Challenges, Trends

IoT Cybersecurity Requires More Than Scare Tactics

August 14, 2018

Via: SQL Server Pro

LAS VEGAS — McAfee’s Lead Scientist and Senior Principal Engineer Christiaan Beek was in the hospital with his expectant wife when he inadvertently learned about a troubling IoT cybersecurity vulnerability. When the ultrasound technician measured the size of their youngest […]