Cyber Threats

Earlier this month, the world was treated to a glimpse of what happens behind the strict politeness of international diplomacy, when the reporting cables of Britain’s ambassador to the US were leaked to the press. Regardless of the personalities involved and of the unidentified flying adjectives that went around, this episode raises important questions about […]

Cybersecurity threats are on the rise, but the capability and personnel needed to combat these threats remain in serious shortage. As such, organisations are outsourcing their cybersecurity needs, resulting in the growth of cybersecurity-as-a-service. Techday spoke to McAfee MVision Cloud Asia Pacific regional director Joel Camissar about the drivers and the effects of this trend. 1.    What are the factors […]

Valen Analytics Predicts Comp Risks with no Loss History Workers’ compensation carriers can now accurately score a policy even where there is no loss history on the account, according Valen Analytics, a data analytics and predictive modeling firm for the property/casualty insurance industry. Valen has released the latest in its suite of predictive models, the […]

Cybersecurity company Darktrace says crypto-attackers have turned to more sophisticated and highly personalised methods to siphon tokens from victims. Pixabay In the realm of cryptocurrency, the dangers of clandestine cyber attacks that target and siphon valuable assets may not always be clear – but they are present. Worryingly, it has become increasingly apparent that traditional […]

In this quarter, Botnet command control (CC) traffic remains significantly above the monthly averages of 2018, although it would appear that in June some botnet operators have taken a vacation. Two new credential stealers and a dropper that has been around the block have all made it onto our Top 20 list for malware families […]

In this quarter, Botnet command control (CC) traffic remains significantly above the monthly averages of 2018, although it would appear that in June some botnet operators have taken a vacation. Two new credential stealers and a dropper that has been around the block have all made it onto our Top 20 list for malware families […]

The threat of Iran to U.S. and regional allies is from miscalculation, while the threat of China is largely in violating world economic and democratic norms, said Undersecretary of Defense for Policy John C. Rood at the Aspen Security Forum in Aspen, Colorado. Iran’s recent provocative activities are worrying and troubling, like shooting down a […]

The threat of Iran to U.S. and regional allies is from miscalculation, while the threat of China is largely in violating world economic and democratic norms, said Undersecretary of Defense for Policy John C. Rood at the Aspen Security Forum in Aspen, Colorado. Iran’s recent provocative activities are worrying and troubling, like shooting down a […]