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Apple
Macs under attack – what you can do to secure your device
The status quo has shifted as increasing amounts of malware are written to specifically target Macs.
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Ransomware
Going beyond antivirus with Trend Micro's Maximum Security
With the widening scale of cyber threats targeting consumers, its crucial that our security solutions simultaneously protect every type of device.
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Trend Micro
Antivirus solution protects privacy in the era of social media
What measures are you taking to secure your social media accounts?
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Ransomware
Arm your battle stations: Ransomware is growing like the plague
‘Your files have been encrypted. You have 24 hours to pay or your data will be destroyed’.
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Cybersecurity
Survey finds businesses stung with $16m hidden cybersecurity costs every year
New research from Bromium has found the hidden costs of 'detect-to-protect' security are immense with businesses being blindsided every year.
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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky taps ex-Microsoft talent for APAC channel head role
Naina Parhar will be responsible for spearheading the company's local channel transformation.
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Malware
Script-based cyber attacks rise as threat actors choose stealth
WatchGuard Technologies’ latest quarterly Internet Security report has revealed a massive increase in scripting attacks and malware.
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Cybercrime
US Govt & Kaspersky in dispute over cyberespionage claims
The fiasco comes after DHS suspected a link between Kaspersky officials and Russian intelligence that could potentially risk US national security.
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Firewall
Hackers speak: Privileged accounts best way to steal data
From the mouths of the hackers themselves, organisations’ privileged accounts are the most attractive targets for gaining access to critical data.
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Artificial Intelligence
Cylance announces AI-driven next generation consumer antivirus
CylancePROTECT Home Edition uses AI to extend smart, simple security that prevents execution of malware from corporate office to home office.
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Cybersecurity
The need for internet security on your devices
At home or at work, on a mobile device or on a network, Trend Micro covers all aspects of cybersecurity.
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Malware
IObit & Malwarebytes spat continues as ‘legitimate’ program is blacklisted as PUP
"This example of vicious competition goes against IObit's ultimate mission; to offer the best service for our customers. We may resort to the law."
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Endpoint Protection
CrowdStrike’s new APAC vice president says it's an exciting time as revenue soars
CrowdStrike experienced 660% total revenue growth and 675% in total bookings of new business last year.
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Malware
Cylance outshines competition in AV testing stakes
AI security provider Cylance has beaten five of the top legacy AV vendors in a test designed to analyse unknown and known malware detection.
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Malware
Carbon Black claims ‘breakthrough’ approach to endpoint security
Carbon Black has eyed endpoint security market, with the launch of a new solution that it claims stops more attacks than machine learning antivirus.
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Cybersecurity
ESET walks away with 100th industry accolade in 'monumental milestone' for security
ESET's NOD32 anti-malware is the first ever product to receive 100 VB100 awards for a single product, achieving a 'monumental milestone'.
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Trend Micro
Hands-on review: Trend Micro security packages - more than just anti-virus
For a package that’s unobtrusive and that doesn’t strain your CPU or your patience, this may just be the product you’re looking for.
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Cybersecurity
When antivirus fails, here’s how to choose next-gen antivirus
The ineffectiveness of traditional antivirus , which catches less than half of noteworthy malicious events, is causing untold damage to organisations.
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Malware
Wedge Networks to provide massively scaled Cylance AI security solution
The two specialist security vendors have partnered to provide an innovative new product range.
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Machine learning
CrowdStrike brings the power of signature-less machine learning to VirusTotal
CrowdStrike has delivered the first signature-less machine learning engine to be incorporated into VirusTotal's malware scanning service.
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Malware
ESET picks up 95th VB100 award for NOD32 Antivirus
The independent testing authority published its first comparative review of business and consumer products on Windows 10 Pro 64-bit.
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Malware
Anti-virus and anti-malware competition to heat up with new entrant
Compared to other areas of security protection, endpoint security hasn't been a hotbed of innovation in recent years. Has all of that just changed?
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Antivirus
Security hole in Symantec antivirus exposes Windows, Linux and Macs
A major security vulnerability has been uncovered by UK white hat hacker and Google Project Zero developer, Tavis Ormandy.
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Malware
Partnership opportunities with one of the pioneers of antivirus protection
ESET began life as a pioneer of antivirus protection - if you don’t believe it, the ESET COO for the APAC recommends having a gander on Wikipedia.