Sipping from the Coronavirus Domain Firehose

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 16:23:52 +0000

Security experts are poring over thousands of new Coronavirus-themed domain names registered each day, but this often manual effort struggles to keep pace with the flood of domains invoking the virus to promote malware and phishing sites, as well as non-existent healthcare products and charities. As a result, domain name registrars are under increasing pressure to do more to combat scams and misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Has United Cybersecurity Experts, But Will That Unity Survive the Pandemic?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 15:28:36 +0000

The Coronavirus has prompted thousands of information security professionals to volunteer their skills in upstart collaborative efforts aimed at frustrating cybercriminals who are seeking to exploit the crisis for financial gain. Whether it’s helping hospitals avoid becoming the next ransomware victim or kneecapping new COVID-19-themed scam websites, these nascent partnerships may well end up saving lives. But can this unprecedented level of collaboration survive the pandemic?

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A taste of the onslaught at the network’s edge

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:01:11 +0000

Edge devices take a licking so the rest of the network can keep on ticking, but they do need a little extra TLC<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/yLDeI_Y5qG8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Sophos CTO Joe Levy elected onto Cyber Threat Alliance Board of Directors

Credit to Author: Editor| Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:24:54 +0000

We&#8217;re really pleased to announce that our CTO Joe Levy has been elected onto the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) Board of Directors. We caught up with Joe to discuss what the CTA does, and what the appointment means to him and Sophos. Congratulations, Joe! First of all, can you talk us through what the CTA [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/zhk9LrBmGQg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Why Sophos joined the Cyber Threat Alliance

Credit to Author: Bill Brenner| Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 12:31:02 +0000

One of the most powerful cybersecurity weapons is collaboration<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=43603&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/c-cBEWjQC6M” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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