New data shows attackers are trying to sneak past malware scanners on websites using stealthy hacks such as cryptojacking and malicious JavaScript. Website security service provider SiteLock analyzed data from 6 million customer websites for the second quarter of 2018 and found that a website, on average, suffers 58 attack attempts per day – or…

For thousands of years, humans have worked to collect intelligence on their enemies. Intelligence gathering is not a new practice; in fact, it is one of the oldest war tactics dating back to biblical times, when warlords and army commanders used it to gain advantages over their rivals. However, the methods have changed as new…

Personal device use for remote work poses the biggest security risk to organisations safeguarding their increasingly mobile and cloud-based IT environment, according to a new survey of 100 UK-based senior IT security professionals. Conducted from March to May by Rant, the survey found 58 percent of respondents believe that network access from non-corporate and personally-owned…

Check Point revealed a significant increase in attacks using the Ramnit banking trojan. Ramnit has doubled its global impact over the past few months, driven by a large scale campaign that has been converting victim’s machines into malicious proxy servers. During August 2018, Ramnit became the most prevalent banking Trojan in an upward trend in…

Trend Micro released its Midyear Security Roundup 2018, revealing that cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks to more covert methods intended to steal money and valuable computing resources. Cryptojacking attempts are making the biggest impact so far this year. Trend Micro recorded a 96 percent increase in cryptocurrency mining detections in 1H 2018…

Android is a good operating system whose developers truly care about security, but with so many OS versions and applications, keeping an eye on all of them is a tall order. Therefore, new ways to circumvent the built-in security mechanisms surface fairly often. The latest way to hack Android is called “Man-in-the-Disk,” and that is…