This Week in Security News: Linkury Adware Caught Distributing Full-Blown Malware and Cross-Platform Modular Glupteba Malware Uses ManageX

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 12:05:55 +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 an adware family known primarily for distributing browser hijackers, Linkury, has been caught distributing malware. Also, read about a newly uncovered strain of the…

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Identity Fraud: How to Protect Your Identity Data, Accounts and Money During the Coronavirus Crisis

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:12:11 +0000

We’ve all been spending more of our time online since the crisis hit. Whether it’s ordering food for delivery, livestreaming concerts, holding virtual parties, or engaging in a little retail therapy, the digital interactions of many Americans are on the rise. This means we’re also sharing more of our personal and financial information online, with…

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This Week in Security News: Cybercriminals Distribute Backdoor with VPN Installer and New ‘Alien’ Malware can Steal Passwords from 226 Android Apps

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 12:40:01 +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 threat actors are bundling Windscribe VPN installers with backdoors. Also, read about a new strain of Android malware that comes with a wide…

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This Week in Security News: AWS Outposts Ready Launches With 32 Validated Partners and Staples Hit by a Data Breach

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:03:07 +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 solutions from 32 Amazon Web Services partners – including Trend Micro – are now available for AWS customers to use with their deployments of…

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Ransom from Home – How to close the cyber front door to remote working ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:27:25 +0000

Coronavirus has caused a major shift to our working patterns. In many cases these will long outlast the pandemic. But working from home has its own risks. One is that you may invite ransomware attacks from a new breed of cyber-criminal who has previously confined his efforts to directly targeting the corporate network. Why? Because…

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This Week in Security News: Microsoft Fixes 129 Vulnerabilities for September’s Patch Tuesday and Trend Micro’s XDR Offerings Simplify and Optimize Detection and Response

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 12:43:48 +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, read about this month’s Patch Tuesday update from Microsoft. Also, learn about Trend Micro’s Worry-Free XDR: a new version of its XDR platform designed to extend the…

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This Week in Security News: First Half of 2020 Led to Nearly 800 Disclosed Vulnerabilities and Cisco Jabber Bug Could Let Hackers Target Windows Systems Remotely

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 12:20:46 +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 Trend Micro’s midyear roundup report which found that published vulnerabilities in the first half of 2020 grew to 786, compared to 583 during the same…

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1H 2020 Cyber Security Defined by Covid-19 Pandemic

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 17:36:58 +0000

When we published our 2020 Predictions report in December, we didn’t realize there was a global pandemic brewing that would give cybercriminals an almost daily news cycle to take advantage of in their attacks against people and organizations around the world. Malicious actors have always taken advantage of big news to use as lures for…

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