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Ransomware
Calls for prison sentences for ransomware attacks as losses exceed $20 billion
New research has revealed a growing reluctance to pay ransomware demands, while calls for tougher penalties for criminals who steal company data are on the rise.
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Malware
Top 50 websites in Australia serving 'risky code' to visitors
Seven of Australia’s most popular websites served active code from risky ‘background sites’, says Menlo Security.
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Phishing
42% of Alexa-ranked websites are open invites for attackers
Many of the internet’s supposedly safe websites could actually be a breeding ground for risk.
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Malware
Menlo Security closes $40m funding round to expand malware isolation tech
Menlo Security has successfully closed a Series C funding round to the tune of US$40 million this week, bringing its total funding to $85 million.
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Cybersecurity
Expert spells out how businesses can 'block the spears'
There is no doubt about it, but spear-phishing is big business in 2017 - Menlo Security's Jason Steer explains how businesses can protect themselves.
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Malware
Why cybersecurity must address ICT staff efficiency
How does a fresh approach to cyber security enable better efficiency from the ICT staff who are overwhelmed with the current security situation?
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Menlo Security
Pacific Tech inks Menlo isolation platform distie deal for Singapore and Brunei
Pacific Tech has inked a deal to distribute Menlo Security's Isolation Platform across Singapore and Brunei.
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Browser
Menlo Security selects Edvance as Hong Kong & Macau distributor
Menlo Security has signed a distribution agreement with Hong Kong-based Edvance to distribute its browser isolation platform across both Hong
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Endpoint Protection
Ingram Micro signs on as distie for Menlo Security's browser isolation platform
Ingram Micro has scored distribution rights for Menlo Security's browser isolation platform across Singapore and Thailand.
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Ransomware
Did you know your superyacht can be cyber-pirated?
A white-hat hacker at a recent super-yacht investor conference demonstrated how he took control of a super-yacht’s satellite communications system.
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Phishing
Security training – a vital first step, but not a solution
Educating employees to protect themselves against phishing and credential theft is necessary, but is it sufficient?
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Phishing
Menlo Security's global team walks away with two Stevie awards
"Menlo Security is a hot security start-up that is going places, and I'm thrilled to be part of a winning team that constantly innovates."
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Web hosting
Singapore's 50 most popular websites infected with 'risky' scripts
Twelve of the top 50 Singapore websites were serving active code from ‘risky’ background websites including gambling, adult and pornography.
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Microsoft
From raw data to actionable intelligence: The art and science of endpoint security
The endpoint is vulnerable. That’s where many enterprise cyber breaches begin: An employee clicks on a phishing link and installs malware.
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Partners
Menlo Security launches SafeToClick Asia-Pacific Partner Program
Menlo Security has launched a new SafeToClick Asia Pacific Partner Program, which it says will equip partners in the fight against cyber threats.
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Identity Theft
The cybersecurity scourge of credentials theft
Cybercriminals want your credentials and your employees’ credentials. When those hackers succeed in stealing that information, it can be a nightmare.
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Malware
Menlo Security's perspective: Addressing the Australian Notifiable Data Breaches Bill
Recently, Parliament passed a bill requiring Australian organisations to disclose any data breach involving personally identifiable information.
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Phishing
Menlo Security uncovers sophisticated spear phishing attack at well-known enterprise
Existing security solutions failed to detect a sophisticated and dangerous spear phishing attack at well-known enterprise, Menlo Security says.
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Partner Programme
Menlo Security woos channel with new partner program
"Menlo Security is committed to a channel program that helps partners enhance their business every step of the way."
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Cybersecurity
Take a look back at cybersecurity in 2016 with SecurityBrief Australia
New threats, new malware, new attacks, new chaos and new ways to fight back: A look back at Australian cybersecurity in 2016.
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Menlo Security
New phishing weapon in Menlo's cyber security arsenal
“Email persists as the top malware infection vector for enterprises, resulting in many forms of theft and fraud."
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Cybersecurity
Interview: How Menlo Security's isolation platform is changing web security
Menlo Security APAC managing director Stephanie Boo explains their innovative take on malware prevention, & their plans for the Australian market.
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Malware
Measuring the high costs of web malware protection
The costs of recovering from a ransomware or other cyberattack are well understood…but how much should an organization spend to prevent one?
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Cybersecurity
Industry experts examine the perks and pitfalls of cybersecurity in Australia
The ANZ Security Round Table in Sydney today is small but strong as industry heavyweights are discussing the perks & pitfalls of cybersecurity.