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Cybersecurity, Security

This New Malware Hides Itself Among Windows Defender Exclusions to Evade Detection

July 20, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday lifted the lid on a previously undocumented malware strain dubbed “MosaicLoader” that singles out individuals searching for cracked software as part of a global campaign. “The attackers behind MosaicLoader created a piece of malware that can […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Microsoft acquires cybersecurity firm RiskIQ as the threat of ransomware intensifies

July 12, 2021

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is officially acquiring RiskIQ, a security software vendor. RiskIQ provides management tools and threat intelligence gathering against a wide range of cyberattacks across Microsoft’s own cloud services, AWS, on-premises servers, and supply chain attacks. While Microsoft hasn’t valued the […]


Cybersecurity, Security

US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency launches ransomware assessment tool

July 1, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the United States’ counterpart of Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has added a ransomware readiness assessment (RRA) module to its Cyber Security Evaluation Tool (CSET) package, offering defenders a desktop tool to […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Cloud security is still a work in progress

June 25, 2021

Via: Info World

As a cloud architect, I am amazed that cloud security is still so hard. We’ve had identity access management (IAM) for more than a decade. Now we have deep encryption services, key management, and most recently, zero trust and secure […]


Cybersecurity, Gadgets, Hacking, Mobile, Security, Smartphones

Mobile devices are being attacked more frequently than ever before

June 16, 2021

Via: Techradar

A large number of IT decision makers believe their organizations are more vulnerable to cyberattacks on business smartphones than ever before. A survey over 600 IT decision makers commissioned by Menlo Security found that while a majority of the respondents […]


Computing, Cybersecurity, Security, Software & Applications

How are anti-malware tools different from regular antivirus?

June 3, 2021

Via: Techradar

You may have heard the terms antivirus and anti-malware bandied about here and there in reference to different pieces of security software, and found this confusing. That’s entirely understandable. Aren’t these the same thing, more or less? Isn’t malware something […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Cybersecurity is not a one-stop shop

May 25, 2021

Via: Techradar

Boris Johnson announced the government’s roadmap to lift coronavirus restrictions for both businesses and the general public earlier in February, and since then, this has provided a glimmer of hope for many across the country. However, since the start of […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

How Apple Gave Chinese Government Access to iCloud Data and Censored Apps

May 18, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

In July 2018, when Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) agreed to a deal with state-owned telco China Telecom to move iCloud data belonging to Apple’s China-based users to the latter’s servers, the shift raised concerns that it could make user data […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security

Big Cybersecurity Tips For Remote Workers Who Use Their Own Tech

May 14, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

As the total number of people working from home has grown dramatically in the last year or two, so has the number of individuals who use all of their own technology for their jobs. If you’re a remote worker who […]


Cybersecurity, Security

Biden beefs up public-private security cooperation

May 13, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

With the US reeling from another high-profile cyber attack – this time crippling fuel supply across multiple states leading to panic-buying induced petrol shortages – president Joe Biden has signed a new Executive Order to harden America’s cyber defences, with […]