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Besides relying on bots, hackers increasingly turn to personalised attacks: Sophos
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Besides relying on bots, hackers increasingly turn to personalised attacks: Sophos

November 25th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Hackers are spending the time to specifically target high-value targets instead randomly using bots to spread malware and seek an opening, says...
Are the bad guys winning with increasingly damaging cyber attacks?
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Are the bad guys winning with increasingly damaging cyber attacks?

October 9th, 2017 | by Techgoondu
Reading the news these days, it is not hard to find yet another headline of a large-scale cyber attack that has affected thousands, maybe millions, of...
Best practices to block ransomware with a firewall
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Best practices to block ransomware with a firewall

October 2nd, 2017 | by Techgoondu
Modern firewalls are purpose-built to defend against these kinds of attacks, but they need to be given an opportunity to do their job....
Now weaponised, ransomware is a grave threat
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Now weaponised, ransomware is a grave threat

September 26th, 2017 | by Techgoondu
Just as criminals are getting smarter, enterprises have to get up to speed to counter new ransomware...
Instead of sophisticated attacks, cyber criminals are turning to hacking as a service
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Instead of sophisticated attacks, cyber criminals are turning to hacking as a service

August 11th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Instead of developing or buying an expensive and high-profile exploit that may be swiftly fixed with a patch, many cyber criminals are turning to "hacking as a...
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Smart devices need to be more secure for IoT to work: Sophos

October 14th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Cameras, door locks and other smart devices have to have be protected by more robust security to avoid an Internet of Things (IoT) that could cause more harm than good, says...
Stop ransomware before it strikes
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Stop ransomware before it strikes

October 6th, 2016 | by Techgoondu
Designer cyber threats are on the rise, with cyber criminals targeting and even filtering out specific countries when designing ransomware and other malicious cyber attacks....
Q&A: Internet of Insecure Things? Think security as the logical first step, says Sophos
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Q&A: Internet of Insecure Things? Think security as the logical first step, says Sophos

September 28th, 2016 | by Techgoondu
IoT security should be treated as a first-class problem that has to be tackled urgently as people install more connected devices at home, says...
Smartphone malware is real – here are some tips to keep clear
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Smartphone malware is real – here are some tips to keep clear

April 21st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Sometimes, fear-mongering can have the opposite effect – it makes you feel that you are safe because the people crying wolf seem to have raised the alarm once too often. Then, one day, the wolf really turns up. Last week, I...