This Week in Security News: Ransomware Gang is Raking in Tens of Millions of Dollars and Microsoft Patch Tuesday Update Fixes 17 Critical Bugs

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 13:11:18 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about a ransomware group that walked away with 2,200 Bitcoin: More than $33 million based on the current Bitcoin exchange rate. Also, read about this month’s Patch…

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This Week in Security News: US Cyber Command Exposes New Russian Malware and REvil Ransomware Gang ‘Acquires’ KPOT Malware

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 13:42:03 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about eight new malware samples that were developed and deployed by Russian hackers in recent attacks. Also, read about how the operators of the REvil ransomware strain…

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This Week in Security News: Trend Micro Researcher Uncover Two Espionage Backdoors Associated with Operation Earth Kitsune and Trickbot and Ransomware Attackers Plan Big Hit on U.S. Hospitals

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 13:59:08 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about how Trend Micro researchers uncovered two new espionage backdoors associated with the ‘Operation Earth Kitsune’ campaign. Also, read about how U.S. healthcare providers have been put…

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Trend Micro HouseCall for Home Networks: Giving You a Free Hand in Home Network Security

Credit to Author: Muriel Mathis| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 12:36:56 +0000

Remember when only desktop computers in our homes had connections to the internet? Thanks to the latest developments in smart device technology, almost everything now can be connected— security cameras, smart TVs, gaming consoles, and network storage, to name just a few. While a home network provides lots of benefits, it can also expose us…

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This Week in Security News: Watering Hole Campaign Operation Earth Kitsune Spying on Users’ Systems and Fancy Bear Imposters Are on a Hacking Extortion Spree

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 12:30:03 +0000

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Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about a watering hole campaign Trend Micro dubbed ‘Operation Earth Kitsune’ that is spying on users’ systems through compromised websites. Also, read about how APT groups…

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This Week in Security News: Cybercriminals Use Stolen Data and Hacking Tools as Prizes in Poker Games and Rap Battles and VirusTotal Now Supports Trend Micro ELF Hash

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 12:48:58 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about how cybercriminals are passing the time during the COVID-19 pandemic with online poker games, where the prizes include stolen data. Also, read about how VirusTotal…

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This Week in Security News: A Look Inside the Bulletproof Hosting Business and Amazon Prime Day Spurs Spike in Phishing, Fraud Attacks

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:35:13 +0000

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Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about how cybercriminals secure their assets and survive in the business in a new Trend Micro report. Also, read about a how cybercriminals are tapping into…

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Cyber Security Awareness: A Critical Checklist

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 13:28:30 +0000

October 2020 marks the 17th year of National CyberSecurity Awareness Month, where users and organizations are encouraged to double their efforts to be aware of cybersecurity issues in all their digital dealings—and to take concrete steps to increase their privacy and security as necessary. The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in conjunction with the…

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