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. This week, North Korean hackers overtook Adobe, Trend Micro Safety Solutions discovered new a botnet, and the threat of third-party cyber breaches made large corporations rethink their strategy.
Read on to learn more.
The Department of Homeland Security is warning Americans planning to attend the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang that cybercriminals are likely to be targeting the Games.
The Trend Micro Cyber Safety Solutions team has discovered a new botnet delivered via Chrome extensions that affect hundreds of thousands of users.
How the increase in adoption of polymorphism and packing has made traditional signature-based detection at the client side (endpoint) obsolete.
According to Trend Micro’s 2018 report, experts forecast that infection techniques like those used to spread email and web-based spam will resurface in connection with the fake news triangle.
The South Korean Computer Emergency Response Team (KR-CERT) warned of a zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash player that could be maliciously exploited.
John Flynn testified to a U.S. congressional committee on February 6th. Uber had disclosed the breach of 57 million worldwide users in November, about a year after it occurred.
According to Citrix ShareFile’s research, healthcare is the most vulnerable industry to data breaches, with 328 leaks (nearly 60% of all leaks in 2017) at an estimated cost of almost $1.2 billion.
Rather than hiding behind a mask to rob a bank, criminals are now hiding behind artificial intelligence to do their attack. However, financial institutions can use AI as well to combat these crimes.
Third party cyber security risk should always have been a priority, but this has never been more important than it is now in light of new technology risks and data protection regulations.
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