Interview on Automated Malware Removal

CTOvision

Three Questions on Automated Malware Removal with Bob Gourley, Cognitio Corp and CTOVision. While there’s still an emphasis – and related spending – on malware detection, most incident response teams are actually overwhelmed by vast number of security alerts they receive.

9 types of malware and how to recognize them

CTOvision

Grimes explain 9 types of malware and how they can affect you on CSO Online : People tend to play fast and loose with security terminology. However, it’s important to get your malware classifications straight because knowing how various types of malware spread is vital to containing and removing them. This concise malware […]. CTO Cyber Security NewsRead Roger A.

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Are you ready for state-sponsored zombie malware attacks?

CTOvision

In hindsight, the blog post should have been titled “Are you ready for state-sponsored zombie malware attacks?” Zombie malware combines the most deadly aspects of malware and zombie computers into one horrible mess. Typically malware gets […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security Cyber Threats Internet of Things News Robots Cybersecurity Malware

Dell Data Protection Protected Workspace & Malware Prevention

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The video below explores DDP Protected Workspace and uniquely addresses healthcare regulations related to malware prevention. Individuals take malware and obtain the characteristics pertaining to the individual and find ways to get around the malware inspections in place.

New Video: Automating Your Cyber Defenses Including Malware Removal

CTOvision

The video at this link and embedded below provides an overview of conclusions from CTOvision research into ways to automate the removal of cyber threats (including malware) from your enterprise. By Bob Gourley.

HP aims to secure its PC portfolio with Sure Sense malware blocker

CTOvision

HP on Tuesday announced a bevy of PC updates and new features, as well as the formal release of HP Sure Sense, the company’s new software that uses AI to prevent and block malware in near-real-time, including ransomware and previously unknown malware.

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Android Agent Smith mobile malware hits millions of devices

CTOvision

Mobile malware dubbed Agent Smith has infected about 25 million devices, mainly in India and other Asian countries, but other countries have also been affected, including the UK and US, according to security researchers at Check Point Software Technologies. Disguised as a Google-related application, the malware exploits known Android vulnerabilities and automatically replaces installed apps […].

Security Think Tank: Malware is sneaky

Computer Weekly

What strategies should organisations follow to block malware attachments which continue to account for two-thirds of malware infections that result in data breaches

Microsoft says new Dexphot malware infected more than 80,000 computers

CTOvision

Microsoft security engineers detailed today a new malware strain that has been infecting Windows computers since October 2018 to hijack their resources to mine cryptocurrency and generate revenue for the attackers. Named Dexphot, this malware reached its peak in mid-June this year, when its botnet reached almost 80,000 infected computers.

Mac malware continuing to escalate, warn security researchers

Computer Weekly

Malware targeting the Mac operating system has seen a significant growth in the first half of this hear, according to security firm Malwarebytes

Researchers warn of new support scam malware

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have identified a new strain of support scam malware and a way of clearing up infected machines

Security Think Tank: Equip employees to guard against malicious malware

Computer Weekly

What strategies should organisations follow to block malware attachments which continue to account for two-thirds of malware infections that result in data breaches

Phishing Campaign Uses Fake Google reCAPTCHA to Distribute Malware

CTOvision

Cyber Security NewsSucuri researchers discovered that the campaign sent out malicious emails masquerading as a confirmation for a recent transaction. Digital attackers deployed this disguise in the hopes that employees at the targeted bank would click on a link to a malicious PHP file out of alarm. That file was responsible for loading a fake 404 error […].

List of Latest Malware Attacks in the World

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - List of Latest Malware Attacks in the World - Information Technology Blog. Malware in different forms has caused serious data loss to users around the world in the last few decades. Latest Malware Attacks in the World. IT Security

Unconventional Wisdom: Explore Paying The Ransom In Parallel With Other Recovery Options

Forrester IT

incident response security & risk vulnerability & threat management bitcoin malware ransomware threatYour organization has just received ransom notices across your infrastructure, informing you of what you already fear. All your critical business data has been encrypted.

IT pros look to endpoint security to counter custom malware

Computer Weekly

IT professionals are focusing on endpoint security in the face of custom malware that is bypassing traditional perimeter defences, a survey shows

Beware Coronavirus-Themed Malware Disguised as Excel Spreadsheets

Gizmodo

While many parts of America are preparing to slowly reopen after months of lockdown, coronavirus-related scams and malware campaigns show no signs of abating. privacy data security phishing coronavirus

Security Think Tank: 10 control areas to mitigate against malware attacks

Computer Weekly

What strategies should organisations follow to block malware attachments which continue to account for two-thirds of malware infections that result in data breaches

What Can You Do About Malware In The Cloud?

CTOvision

Malware exists even there - and it spreads fast. And like any system with a physical backend, the cloud can easily be subject to a wide range of vulnerabilities - including malware. Most talks on cloud security revolve around preventing a hacker from gaining access, or protecting yourself from a data leak. But malware on the cloud is a very real, and very present threat. If you’re prepared for this new era of malware, you’ve nothing to fear. Rachel Gillevet.

White Paper: Automating Your Cyber Defenses Including Malware Removal

CTOvision

With changes in technology, enterprise cyber security professionals can now leverage automated in-line response and recovery to enhance security. We believe this is the only way to reduce the impact of malware and breaches in a cost effective way. By Bob Gourley.

Trojan malware is back and it’s the biggest hacking threat to your business

CTOvision

Trojan malware attacks against business targets have rocketed in the last year, as cybercriminals alter their tactics away from short-term gain and in-your-face ransomware attacks towards more subtle, long-term campaigns with the aim of stealing information including banking information, personal data, and even intellectual property. Figures from security company Malwarebytes Labs in a new report suggest […].

7 Security Areas to Focus on During COVID-19

CEB IT

Now that many workers have shifted to working remotely and organizations are distracted trying to handle the virus, security and risk management teams need to be more vigilant than ever. Most of the security and risk team is now operating in completely different environments and mindsets.

How to defend your organization against the latest malware, botnets and security exploits

Tech Republic Security

Though the fourth quarter of 2019 saw a decrease in malicious activity, threats such as the Emotet malware continued to thrive, says Nuspire

Security Think Tank: Malware infection is inevitable, so be prepared

Computer Weekly

How can businesses best prepare their cyber defences in light of the fact that attackers are increasingly using malware designed to evade detection and analysis

Boost security defenses against Kwampirs RAT malware with new list of IOCs

Tech Republic Security

ReversingLabs did a forensic analysis of attacks from the remote access trojan to understand the malware control structure

Decade Retrospective: Cybersecurity From 2010 To 2019

Forrester IT

Devices blew up due to malware or adware, and users got […]. The Decade Cyber Went Mainstream Yes, technically, decades begin in years that end in one, but it’s easier to say the 2010s than the 2011s. Prior to 2010, cybersecurity was an insular domain.

Security Think Tank: Addressing the malware arms race

Computer Weekly

How can businesses best prepare their cyber defences in light of the fact that attackers are increasingly using malware designed to evade detection and analysis

Check Point finds AdultSwine malware in Google Play apps

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have discovered new malware code hidden in game apps, mainly aimed at youngsters

Security Think Tank: Minimise malware risks through education, process and technology

Computer Weekly

What strategies should organisations follow to block malware attachments which continue to account for two-thirds of malware infections that result in data breaches

Security Think Tank: Can low-cost security defeat malware?

Computer Weekly

How should organisations address the need to keep software up to date with security patches without it costing too much or being too labour intensive

How to Remove Malware Tips

Galido

Malware is an abbreviated term that stands for “malicious software.” What is Malware? There are various types of malware. Malware creation has become popular in recent times due to the the lure of money that can be made through organized Internet crime. Security

PcTechmate: Automating repair of malware ridden systems

CTOvision

Signature based solutions are being bypassed by malware every day. The pervasiveness and sophistication of modern malware is damaging computers to a point where expert int. Company Security Companies Problem: Everyone is in agreement that today’s antivirus software alone is no longer a viable solution by itself. The most recent reports from Symantec and McAfee have publicly said “Do not rely solely on our products to protect your computer.”

Cyberattackers are delivering malware by using links from whitelisted sites

Tech Republic Security

Legitimate-looking links from OneDrive, Google Drive, iCloud, and Dropbox slip by standard security measures

Millions of Android users beware: Alibaba’s UC Browser can be used to deliver malware

CTOvision

UC Browser, a hugely popular mobile browser from Alibaba-owned UCWeb, has a design flaw that allows attackers to swap out downloads from the company’s servers with files from any server on the internet, according to researchers at Russian security firm Dr. Web. Cyber Security News

Nearly 500,000 routers infected by Russian malware, Apple’s privacy portal, New LocationSmart scandal

CTOvision

Cyber firms, Ukraine warn of planned Russian attack Cisco's Talos cyber intelligence unit says 500K+ routers in dozens of countries have been infected by Russia-linked malware and could be used to attack Ukraine. CTO Cyber Security Cyber War NewsCisco Systems Inc warned on Wednesday that hackers have infected at least 500,000 routers and storage devices in dozens of countries with [.].

Leaked SMB exploits make malware powerful, warns Cylance

Computer Weekly

Four key exploits at the heart of hacking tools leaked by the Shadow Brokers have given malware authors a lot of power, say security researchers

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Non-malware attacks pose bigger threat than malicious software

Computer Weekly

Malware-free cyber attacks are on the rise and artificial intelligence in cyber security is still far from replacing humans, according to most cyber security researchers

Our Views On Automating Cyber Defense Including Malware Removal and Return to a Known Good State

CTOvision

With changes in technology, enterprise cyber security professionals can now leverage automated in-line response and recovery to enhance security. We believe this is the only way to reduce the impact of malware and breaches in a cost effective way. By Bob Gourley.

PoS malware attacks highlights need for security standards in hotel industry

Computer Weekly

Ongoing data breaches through point of sale malware highlights the need for security standards and central support for franchisees in the hotel industry, say security experts

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Malware Museum causes controversy among security pros

Network World

The latter work (COFFSHOP.COM, artist unknown, if you’re keeping score) can be found at the Malware Museum, the brainchild of F-Secure Chief Research Officer Mikko Hypponen. Ah, the edifying trip to the museum. Basking in the Dutch masters. Pondering Warhol’s soup cans.

How to Protect Your PC from Viruses and Malware

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Protect Your PC from Viruses and Malware - Information Technology Blog. In this article, we have discussed a few simple yet most effective ways to protect your PC from viruses and malware. Select Update & Security.

Bring sanity and security to infection outbreaks with a malware response plan

Tech Republic Security

Find out how to deal with a security breach and protect your data and your network from another attack using this 37-step incident response checklist

Victim Blaming Won't Stop Global Ransomware Attacks

Forrester IT

The security industry has an accountability crisis. This is what happens when security isn't a priority… ". I have yet to meet a single user that clicked a malicious link intentionally - beyond security researchers and malware analysts that is. The malware author created the tool to use multiple attack vectors. Yes, patching helps, but this malware also captures credentials. malware. It's time to talk about it, then fix it.