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Symantec says malware attackers are hiding in plain sight

Symantec says malware attackers are hiding in plain sight

Written by on May 5, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Symantec points out that Zero-day vulnerabilities and sophisticated malware now tend to be used sparingly and attackers are increasingly attempting to hide in plain sight. According to the Symantec ISTR April 2017, cyber attackers revealed new levels of ambition in 2016, a year marked by  extraordinary attacks, including multi-million dollar virtual bank heists, overt attempts […]

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New spyware targeting firms in Russia, China, Iran: Symantec

New spyware targeting firms in Russia, China, Iran: Symantec

Written by on August 9, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A previously unknown hacking group variously dubbed “Strider” or “ProjectSauron” has carried out cyber-espionage attacks against select targets in Russia, China, Iran, Sweden, Belgium and Rwanda, security researchers said on Monday. The group, which has been active since at least 2011 and could have links to a national intelligence agency, uses Remsec, […]

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Mixed results for cyber security firms puzzling

Mixed results for cyber security firms puzzling

Written by on August 5, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Cyber security firm FireEye Inc said on Thursday it planned to lay off 300 to 400 of its 3,400 workers as it announced quarterly sales below its own forecast, due to a slowdown in demand for its services helping businesses respond to hacking attacks. FireEye’s shares were down 16.2 percent at $14.02 in […]

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Lost and Found – and a new Armageddon

Lost and Found – and a new Armageddon

Written by on April 16, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

What do hackers and people who find phones have in common? Answer – they try and get into your stuff. This is from the Archives, but more relevant as the days go by…. Each day $7 million of phones are lost around the globe and if you live in Manchester, England you have the highest […]

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