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Vulnerabilities discovered in Veeam backup solutions
Among the possible consequences of the attacks are infection with ransomware, data theft, and denial of service.
COVID-19 vax most popular topic for phishing attacks in 2021
While phishing attacks remain a consistent threat to online security, attackers are switching up the topics they use to bait unsuspecting victims.
End of 2021 marks drop in cyber attacks, and increase in remote access malware
Unique cyber attacks decrease in Q3 2021, but attacks on individuals rise, says Positive Technologies report. Remote access trojans also on the rise.
Cybercriminals hack 93% of company networks - report
Positive Technologies' new report shows that external attackers can breach 93% of networks and insiders have full control in all cases.
Positive Technologies reveals updated cybersecurity platform
Positive Technologies launches PT NAD 10.2, a network attack discovery solution that detects 37 types of suspicious activities.
Vulnerability in Cisco security devices could cause firewalls to fail
Vulnerability in Cisco ASA and Cisco FTD firewalls discovered by Positive Technologies researcher, could lead to denial of service. Install updates.
Vulnerabilities in Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay open door for cyber attackers
Vulnerabilities in Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay allow attackers to make unlimited purchases, says researcher Timur Yunusov.
ATM vulnerabilities open door for attacks - report
Vulnerabilities in Wincor Cineo ATMs allow attackers to bypass encryption and make cash withdrawals, according to researchers.
New cyber-criminal group discovered targeting government servers, fuel, energy and aviation companies
Researchers have identified a new, previously unknown group that has systematically attacked Russia's fuel and energy complex and its aviation industry.
Ransomware attacks reach disturbing levels
Ransomware attacks have reached 'stratospheric levels', now accounting for 69% of all attacks involving malware.
91% of industrial companies open to cyber attacks
Over 90% of industrial companies are vulnerable to cyber attacks, with attackers gaining access to critical systems.
Cyber incidents on the rise as ransomware accounts for two thirds of all malware attacks
Ransomware makes up two-thirds of all malware attacks, as cyber incidents continue to rise, according to Positive Technologies.
SonicWall vulnerability allows attackers to obtain full control of device and underlying OS
Positive Technologies reveals critical vulnerability in SonicWall Network Security Manager, allowing authenticated attackers full control.
Vulnerabilities discovered in Cisco IT infrastructure deployment solution
Researchers at Positive Technologies have discovered three vulnerabilities in Cisco HyperFlex HX that could disrupt enterprise operations.
Sharp increase in cyber attacks in last quarter of 2020 - report
Attacks on trade enterprises have significantly risen, with a 56% increase in the trade industry, according to Positive Technologies.
Sandbox evasion malware used for cyber espionage, new study shows
The company's findings show that 25% of that malware was active in 2019-2020, and that at least 23 APT groups around the world have used them in attacks.
High demand for hackers on the dark web
High demand for hackers on the dark web, with 90% of users seeking access to web resources, says Positive Technologies research.
Cybercriminals target COVID-19 vaccine - report
Attackers did not spare clinics where COVID-19 patients were being treated or pharmaceutical sites where vaccine research was being conducted.
5G flaws allow criminals to steal data, cut access to the web
5G technology flaws allow criminals to steal data and cut web access, says security assessment by Positive Technologies.
Companies exploited by high-risk vulnerabilities, new research shows
84% of companies have high-risk vulnerabilities on their network perimeter, with half of them fixable through software updates, says Positive Technologies.
Hackers difficult to distinguish from legitimate users - study
Almost half of all actions by attackers are identical to the usual activities of users and admins, a new report has found.
Banks failing customers when it comes to mobile app security
Half of mobile banking apps vulnerable to theft of funds due to flaws, with none having an acceptable level of security, says Positive Technologies.
Dark web packed with offers to hack corporate networks
Access to corporate networks on the dark web has surged by 69% in Q1 2020, putting remote working businesses at high risk, according to Positive Technologies.
Cisco ASA firewall users urged to patch systems now
Since early January 2020, the number of internet-accessible Cisco ASA devices considered vulnerable has jumped from 170,000 to 220,000.