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Will ransomware and cyber attacks be the norm in 2020

Moneer, Regional Vice President of Sales – MENA

Since we are in the business of securing our enterprise customers’ infrastructures, we keep a close eye on how the security and encryption landscape is changing so we can help our customers to stay one step ahead. In 2019, ransomware made a comeback, worldwide mobile operators made aggressive strides in the transformation to 5G, and…

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Ransomware now targeting back-up data, IT Threat Evolution Report Q3 2019 shows

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Kaspersky researchers have identified a new type of ransomware attack which is actively growing in popularity. Targeting Network Attached Storage (NAS), it poses new risks for back-up data usually stored on such devices. With NAS largely perceived as a secure technology, users often remain unprepared for the possibility of infection, putting their data at higher…

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Sophos introduces Phish Threat Attack Simulator

Sophos introduces Phish Threat Attack Simulator

Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, launched Sophos Phish Threat, an advanced phishing attack simulator and training solution that is fully integrated with the company’s cloud-based security management platform, Sophos Central.

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2017 the year of… the security professional?

2017 the year of… the security professional?

In many ways, 2016 was very much the ‘Year of the Ransomware Threat’, and it is very hard to see that changing much next year. After all most cybercrime is driven by hard cash and the fact remains that most ransomware and extortion attacks are successful.

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Intel Security released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: December

Intel Security released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: December

Intel Security released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: December 2016, which provides insights into how enterprises are using security operations centers (SOCs), details key 2016 developments in ransomware, and illustrates how attackers are creating difficult-to-detect malware by infecting legitimate code with Trojans and leveraging that legitimacy to remain hidden as long as possible.

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Mimecast has addressed effective protection against ransomware

Mimecast has addressed effective protection against ransomware

Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, participated in the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2016. The company showcased its full-range of email and data security solutions and services at the event, which was held from October 31st to November 1st at the Raffles Hotel Dubai.

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First Android File-Encrypting, TOR-Enabled Ransomware Discovered

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Global IT security leader, ESET has announced that its engineers have spotted the first instance of a file-encrypting ransomware for Android. Once it has successfully infected a device, this Android trojan scans the SD card for certain file types, encrypts them, and demands a ransom in order to decrypt the files. After launch, the trojan…

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