Anti-Virus and Malware Defense

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Hidden malware doesn’t have to be a difficult scavenger hunt

Feb. 5, 2024
No business wants to find itself playing Where’s Waldo when faced with security challenges
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Ransomware initiators are contracting with specialists of all kinds, opening up opportunities for talent from a variety of disciplines.
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How ransomware is evolving to evade detection

Nov. 6, 2023
Employing dedicated tools to hunt threats and flag potential hazards will make all the difference in combating ransomware threats

Ransomware, state-sponsored attacks, AI-powered cyber threats surged in H1 2023

Oct. 12, 2023
From the launch of Lockbit’s affiliate program to new languages featured within BlackCat’s latest family, the impact and scale that RaaS offers ransomware gangs has proven successful...
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New cyber threat intelligence report from CRITICALSTART highlights prominent threats and emerging cybersecurity trends

Oct. 11, 2023
Research uncovers exploitation of QR codes growing area of concern; education sector prime target for threat actors; ransomware groups collaborating more than previously thought...
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WatchGuard Threat Lab report finds endpoint malware volumes decreasing despite campaigns growing more expansive

Key findings from the research also show a rise in double-extortion attacks, self-managed websites targeted for malware delivery, threat actors continuing to exploit older software...
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Appdome releases new defenses to combat accessibility malware

Sept. 26, 2023
Two of the most advanced variants focus on Android banking apps - BrasDex in Latin America and Xenomorph in the U.S. and Europe use Automated Transfer Systems (ATS) malware.
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Enterprise Strategy Group: Majority organizations view ransomware as a top-three threat

The study also indicates that configuration data faces an increasingly significant risk of compromise, with more than half of respondents indicating this data class was affected...
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Malwarebytes announces acquisition of leading online privacy company Cyrus

Aug. 24, 2023
This strategic acquisition reinforces Malwarebytes' commitment to privacy by giving users more control over their information, no matter where or how they choose to browse and...
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Radware's H1 threat report: 500% spike in malicious web transactions

Aug. 24, 2023
The comprehensive report leverages intelligence provided by network and application attack activity sourced from Radware’s Cloud and Managed Services, Global Deception Network...

Record levels of ransomware attacks observed in July, up 153% from 2022

Aug. 22, 2023
The findings mark a 154% increase year-on-year (198 attacks in July 2022), and a 16% rise on the previous month (434 attacks in June 2023).
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Comcast Business releases 2023 Comcast Business Security Threat Report

Aug. 21, 2023
Based on the analysis of over 23.5 billion cybersecurity attacks detected by Comcast Business among their security customers, the 2023 Security Threat Report encompasses customer...
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Protect AI acquires huntr

Aug. 9, 2023
This success provides an opportunity for Protect AI to focus this platform on a critical and emerging need for AI/ML threat research.