Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 18, 2019 – SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training, announces its first ever Cyber Security Middle East Summit, to be held in Abu Dubai on 4 April, 2019. The one-day summit, which will take place at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel, will be followed by an intensive deep-dive training program…

Woburn, MA – March 12, 2019 – Kaspersky Lab has released a new report revealing that the company’s anti-phishing technologies prevented more than 482 million attempts to visit fraudulent web pages during 2018. This is a two-fold increase over 2017, when 236 million attempts were blocked, indicating a significant rise in the popularity of phishing attacks. Phishing is one of…

Security has no shortage of metrics — everything from the number of vulnerabilities and attacks to the number of bytes per second in a denial-of-service attack. Now a new report focuses on how long it takes organizations to remediate vulnerabilities in their systems — and just how many of the vulnerabilities they face they’re actually…

They haven’t completely replaced phone calls or email, but communication and collaboration apps are becoming increasingly popular. For workers today, who are in and out of the office, working on the go, with multiple team members, it’s all about convenience and ease of use. Many rely on Slack, Google Hangouts, Box, SharePoint, and other applications…

In external penetration testing undertaken for corporate clients in industrial, financial, and transport verticals in 2018, Positive Technologies found that, at the vast majority of companies, there were multiple vectors in which an attacker could reach the internal network. Full control of infrastructure was obtained on all tested systems in internal pentesting. In addition, the…

Some cybercriminals are taking advantage of a long-standing feature in Google Gmail designed to enhance account security, to create multiple fraudulent accounts on various websites quickly and at scale, security vendor Agari said this week. The feature, which some have warned about previously, basically ensures that all dotted variations of a Gmail address belong to…

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) c do not have to be bandwidth-intensive to be disruptive and hard to mitigate. Earlier this month, Imperva mitigated an attack against one of its clients that exceeded 500 million packets per second, making it possibly the largest DDoS attack by packet volume ever recorded. The January 10 attack was a so-called…

Tracked as CVE-2019-3462, the software bug could be exploited by hackers able to perform network man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks to inject content and have it executed on the target machine with root privileges. Malicious package mirrors can also exploit the bug. “The code handling HTTP redirects in the HTTP transport method doesn’t properly sanitize fields transmitted…