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!
Global banks need to do more to protect themselves from cyberattacks after a “significant evolution” in the threat level in the last 18 months, according to the SWIFT global payments network. Hackers are deploying increasingly sophisticated ways of breaching banks’ cyber defenses.
Trend Micro is thrilled to announce acquiring IMMUNIO. Trend Micro’s new capabilities fit neatly into the DevOps lifecycle, with Immunio bringing early detection and protection against application vulnerabilities, and container image scanning allowing for the publishing and more.
Europe’s national privacy regulators have joined forces to tackle Uber over the way it handled its monumental data breach last year. The regulators decided to form a task force to deal with the Uber breach, and the Dutch data protection authority will take the lead.
Trend Micro’s alliance with Mentor aims to improve the security of connected vehicles by combining the Trend Micro IoT Security with Mentor’s ConnectedOS™ solution. This allows Mentor to add security into their development cycle thereby embedding protection into their product offering.
A flaw in macOS High Sierra was discovered on Tuesday that allows root access to a Mac without the need for a password. Apple has confirmed that it is working on a fix, and has stated that in the meantime setting a root password prevents unauthorized access to your Mac.
A recently discovered Android malware variant has given Google a much-needed security victory. The malware dubbed Tizi had the potential to be very serious, but Google said its threat analysis and Google Play Protect teams have killed it well before it became a widespread problem.
Already having looked at the Exposed US, Trend Micro now turns its attention to Europe, looking not only at Western European capitals, but deeper into three of its largest countries – Germany, France, and the United Kingdom.
There are still hundreds of thousands of devices out on the internet that are vulnerable or have absolutely no security on them whatsoever. The key fact most people miss is that exposed devices on the Internet means potential devices that can be used in attacks. Check out the risks these devices pose.
Today, malware can sneak on to PCs and quietly listen and steal passwords, banking login credentials, credit cards, and other personal information, to be sold on the black market for profit. Trend Micro provides you with four signs that your PC might be infected with malware.
With the holiday season upon us, consumers will be on the lookout for the best deals. While this season can bring good tidings and gifts, it also brings out sophisticated threats from malicious actors. These hackers leverage the increased interest and online activity to launch a myriad of holiday shopping scams.
In Grey’s Anatomy’s Nov. 16 mid-season finale, Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital itself was on life support after its network became infected with ransomware, causing machines all over the facility to malfunction. How accurate was it in terms of portraying what an actual ransomware attack looks like?
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