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Dark web dangers threaten world's top enterprises
Mon, 17th Jun 2019
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malware
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dark web
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phishing
“Almost every vendor offered us tailored versions of malware as a way of targeting specific companies or industries,” says researcher Mike McGuire.
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Bromium uncovers major malware distribution centre
Tue, 9th Apr 2019
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malware
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Over a dozen US-based web servers from far-right linked hosting service are being used to target businesses with mass phishing campaigns spreading malware.
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Cybercriminals earning over $3billion annually exploiting social platforms
Mon, 11th Mar 2019
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cybersecurity
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social media
Social media platforms contain up to 20% more methods by which malware can be delivered to users – e.g. through adverts, shares, plug-ins – than comparable sources.
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SingHealth breach hits 1.5 million patients after 'deliberate, well-planned attack'
Mon, 23rd Jul 2018
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firewall
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network management
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network security
At least 1.5 million patients who visited any SingHealth outpatient clinic or polyclinic between 1 May 2015 and 4 July 2018 may be affected.
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Cybercrime now affecting more people than any other crime
Wed, 16th May 2018
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cybersecurity
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cybercrime
The UK's National Crime Agency has reported organised criminals have exploited technology to make it the number one security threat
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‘World’s biggest’ DDoS market BUSTED, but experts remain cynical
Thu, 26th Apr 2018
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ddos
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cybersecurity
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europol
Europol has announced another major takedown that is a triumph for the ‘good guys’, but experts say it only shows how easy it is for cybercriminals.
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Cybercrime industry raking in $1.5 trillion profit - most from online markets
Mon, 23rd Apr 2018
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cybersecurity
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cloud marketplace
How much are cybercriminals earning for their efforts? A new study by Bromium suggests that figure could be as much as US$2 million per job.
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What do cybercriminals spend their money on? Sex, drugs & toilet roll
Sat, 14th Apr 2018
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ransomware
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cryptocurrency
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malware
Cybercriminals in Bromium's report were earning up to £1.4m a year and had a number of fascinating spending habits.
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Cybercriminals laundering $200b in ill-gotten gains – here’s how
Sat, 17th Mar 2018
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
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cybersecurity
​A new report from Bromium has landed with a number of startling findings, including the confirmation of a bustling cybercrime laundry market.
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Survey finds businesses stung with $16m hidden cybersecurity costs every year
Fri, 9th Feb 2018
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malware
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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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74% of CISOs say cybersecurity hinders productivity & innovation
Mon, 23rd Oct 2017
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An independent survey of 500 CISOs found cybersecurity is causing frustration with users reporting it's disrupting productivity and innovation.
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