Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days.
Below you’ll find a quick recap of topics followed by links to news articles and/or our blog posts providing additional insight. Be sure to check back each Friday for highlights of the goings-on each week!
Trend Micro researchers have been studying some real-world attacks on gas tank monitoring systems at US gas stations, and on their own honeypot that will be revealed at Black Hat USA 2015.
In a recent analysis of a quarter-million endpoint devices in 40 enterprises, every single corporate network showed evidence of a targeted intrusion but most of the activity was not yet at the most-dangerous data exfiltration stage.
Government agencies and corporations need to pay more attention to the security practices of any contractors. This is particularly true for any critical vendor, or one who has access to sensitive data.
Despite general similarities between consumers in the U.S., Japan and Europe, societal and cultural differences impact the way certain aspects of privacy and security are perceived.
Companies are finding it tough to keep out new types of banking malware, which continue to get better following the bar-raising threat known as Zeus. The malicious programs all aim to swiftly and secretly steal credentials for online bank accounts.
A 20-year-old college student whose underground username is Lordfenix has become one of Brazil’s top banking malware creators. He has created more than a hundred online banking Trojans, each valued at more than $300.
A recent report by Verizon found that government experienced the largest number of data loss incidents (303), followed by banking (277) and retail (164). In contrast, consumers perceive telecom (59%), government (49%) and banking (48%) to be the most likely data breach victims, says Unisys.
Trend Micro CEO Eva Chen is one of the few proud women in IT Security, and was interviewed about the challenges facing women entering the field, the prejudices faced daily and the skills needed to navigate the business.
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