Risk of network-based attacks continues to grow

Risk of network-based attacks continues to grow

Network-based attacks are rising in popularity, a new report says, claiming that botnets, DNS as DDoS are key attack vectors. CenturyLink’s new whitepaper argues that organisations struggle to identify, block and mitigate threats on time, and even though visibility and monitoring is important – acting is paramount. Necurs, Emotet and TheMoon are considered the biggest, […]

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World’s most popular email server hit by security bug

World’s most popular email server hit by security bug

The world’s most popular mail transfer agent (MTA) has detected a critical bug which would allow hackers to run malicious code with root privileges. The bug was since patched, but until all webmasters upgrade their systems, a realistic threat of a huge data breach exists. Exim is one of the most widespread mail transfer agent software out […]

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Ransomware sees major resurgence

Ransomware sees major resurgence

Ransomware is trendy again, according to a new repot from McAfee which says that new ransomware samples increased by 118 per cent in the first quarter of 2019. It also states that it had observed “shifts” in initial access vectors, campaign management and “technical innovations in the code”. Looking at the targets, McAfee says ransomware attacks increasingly targeted exposed […]

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