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Lack of understanding of artificial intelligence and machine learning contributing to cybersecurity attacks
Wed, 29th Sep 2021
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"With cyberattacks and other data threats on the rise, it is crucial that businesses improve their understanding of these tools."
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Malware variants becoming increasingly prevalent, sophisticated and evolved
Wed, 20th Jan 2021
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"The modern threat landscape and ongoing evolution of malware are loud factors pushing every business to understand and identify modern malware threats and the necessary precautions to take to protect against them."
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2020's nastiest malware revealed
Wed, 28th Oct 2020
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ddos
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ransomware
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malware
"Cybercriminals are relying on same old tricks to secure their financial treats, because they continue to be successful."
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Another cryptocurrency exchange breached, but at least investors are safe
Thu, 9th May 2019
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It takes patience to steal more than 7000 Bitcoin (approximately US$41 million) from cryptocurrency exchanges, despite global awareness that such attacks are becoming more prolific.
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Carbonite closes $618.5m buyout of security firm Webroot
Wed, 27th Mar 2019
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Webroot former CFO John Post will lead the new Webroot business unit as senior vice president and general manager. He will report to Carbonite president and CEO Mohamad Ali.
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Governments playing catch-up with the changing face of crime
Fri, 8th Mar 2019
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Webroot’s Dan Slattery shares how cybercrime has changed in recent years - and why governments around the world are still far behind.
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Webroot to be sold for $618.5m
Fri, 8th Feb 2019
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Webroot is about to be sold to data protection firm Carbonite for US$618.5 million after the two companies entered into a definitive agreement this week.
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If you only keep one New Year’s resolution, protect your business
Mon, 28th Jan 2019
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Breaches weren’t limited to any particular industry, either, 2018 saw high-profile data breaches in  everything from healthcare to social media; from Cathay Pacific to Google Plus.
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2018’s worst malware revealed in report
Fri, 2nd Nov 2018
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Webroot has highlighted the top cyberattacks of 2018 in its latest Nastiest Malware list, which showcases the malware and attack payloads that have been most detrimental to organisations.
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Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
Wed, 10th Oct 2018
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This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
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User passwords and email addresses compromised in Reddit breach
Thu, 2nd Aug 2018
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Its primary access points for code and infrastructure had required two-factor authentication via SMS, and the main attack intercepted the text.
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Despite more training, SMBs feel unprepared for cyberattacks - Webroot
Mon, 2nd Jul 2018
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"One of the most effective strategies to keep your company safe is with a layered cybersecurity strategy that can secure users and their devices."
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VPNFilter malware enslaving home networking devices worldwide
Fri, 25th May 2018
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A malware called VPNFilter is quickly becoming the security emergency of the year as the number of infections rises & few ways to defend against it.
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Data privacy regulations causing headaches for AU businesses
Mon, 21st May 2018
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"IT and HR teams need to work together to make sure all employees are trained, and continue to be trained on compliance requirements."
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You are invited: Master the keys to securing your IT environment
Mon, 14th May 2018
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managed services
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it automation
The half-day events will provide an opportunity for MSPs to gain in-depth knowledge about cutting-edge technologies, MSP market trends.
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Auckland, you’re invited: Secure your spot at the MSP event of the year
Mon, 7th May 2018
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Are you ready to become an MSP trailblazer? Come along to this event.
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Report finds legacy cybersecurity a cinch for modern cybercrime
Fri, 23rd Mar 2018
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Data collected in 2017 shows that attacks like ransomware and cryptojacking are easily bypassing legacy security solutions due to lax businesses.
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Analyst taps Webroot as “trail blazer” in APT protection
Thu, 15th Mar 2018
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Webroot says it was recognised by Radicati Group for its real-time, cloud-based approach to preventing malware.
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LogRhythm SIEM gets a boost with Webroot threat intelligence & IP reputation services
Wed, 31st Jan 2018
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"Through our partnership, LogRhythm can provide its customers with proactive protection against modern threats," comments Webroot.
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Where to focus your threat protection strategies this year
Tue, 23rd Jan 2018
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Some might think that by now organisations would have come to a point where they are a step ahead of criminals.
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Round 2: New line-up of cybersecurity maestros comment on Uber breach
Fri, 24th Nov 2017
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We covered an expert commentary story of the Uber breach - this is round 2 with Check Point, Barracuda, Digital Shadows, Mimecast, and Webroot.
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Plenty more phish in the sea: 1.4 million of them each month, says Webroot
Mon, 25th Sep 2017
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"With the personalisation used by cybercriminals, it’s difficult for hardened security professionals to determine which emails are safe or infected."
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Experts comment: Behind the Bluetooth 'BlueBorne' zero-days
Thu, 14th Sep 2017
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As news spreads of the Bluetooth zero-day that affects more than 5 billion devices, security experts are warning users to use Bluetooth with caution.
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New Webroot boss flags ANZ markets as 'great potential'
Fri, 8th Sep 2017
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Webroot’s new global chief executive has flagged Australia and New Zealand as an area of ‘great potential’ for the cybersecurity vendor.
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