StrandHogg Pwns 80% of Android Phones; Google Fiddles While Platform Burns

StrandHogg Pwns 80% of Android Phones; Google Fiddles While Platform Burns

Norwegian researchers find huge vulnerability in 80% of all Android phones. Hackers have been quietly exploiting “StrandHogg” for months–if not years ...
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Malware spotlight: What is a Remote Access Trojan (RAT)?

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Introduction A Remote Access Trojan (RAT) is a type of malware that allows covert surveillance, a backdoor for administrative control and unfettered and unauthorized remote access to a victim’s... Go on to ...
Glass Class: CASB vs SWG

Glass Class: CASB vs SWG

For many years, organizations have been using secure Web gateways (SWGs) to protect against malware and malicious websites very successfully. However, as cloud applications become more popular, a change in security strategy ...

Manipulating Machine Learning Systems by Manipulating Training Data

Interesting research: "TrojDRL: Trojan Attacks on Deep Reinforcement Learning Agents": Abstract:: Recent work has identified that classification models implemented as neural networks are vulnerable to data-poisoning and Trojan attacks at training time ...
ZombieLoad

Can Applications Withstand the ZombieLoad Attack?

As if Meltdown, Spectre and Foreshadow were not enough, recently a new critical vulnerability called ZombieLoad has been discovered that affects a series of modern Intel processors. This vulnerability enables a potential ...
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Buran

Buran Ransomware Looks To Undercut the Competition

Recent research estimates that ransomware attacks against enterprises have increased year on year by approximately 500%. Given that Cyber Monday and Black Friday are within striking distance, a surge in ransomware infections ...
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5 Digital Threats to Watch Out for on Black Friday

The end of November is a busy time in the United States. On Thanksgiving, friends and family gather together to give thanks for good food and good company. Once they’ve put away ...

Ransomware: ‘Tis the Season for Retailers to be Prepared

‘Tis the season! Winter holidays are upon us, and with it brings the yearly high-volume online shopping season we all know as Black Friday/Cyber Monday (BFCM). With the total US consumer spending ...
Black Friday/Cyber Monday Ecommerce Security Threats

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Ecommerce Security Threats

With the end of November comes the height of the holiday shopping season — specifically Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, which typically span the last calendar days of November into the ...

Malware spotlight: What is rogue security software?

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Introduction Remember before you became security-conscious? Or maybe you always have been — either way, you most likely have been faced with this scenario. You sit down at your PC, fire it ...
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