This Week in Security News: Senate Hearings and Equifax Breaches

Credit to Author: Jon Clay ((Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:53 +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, leaders of six security agencies testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Equifax hack grew in severity, and hackers used the power of Machine Learning to spread…

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Report: Second quarter dominated by ransomware outbreaks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 19:06:53 +0000

The second quarter of 2017 left the security world wondering, “What the hell happened?” With leaks of government-created exploits being deployed against users in the wild, a continued sea of ransomware constantly threatening our ability to work online, and the lines between malware and potentially unwanted programs continuing to blur, every new incident was a wakeup call.In this report, we are going to discuss some of the most important trends, tactics, and attacks of Q2 2017, including an update on ransomware, what is going on with all these exploits, and a special look at all the breaches that happened this quarter.



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