Cyber Threats

A new report from Panda Security’s PandaLabs research arm reveals that real time attacks that involve direct interaction with the victim are on the rise. It also shows the increasing professionalism of cyber criminals. Highly specialized groups are forming in fields like the creation and distribution of malware and exploits. An example covered by PandaLabs […]

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Emmanuel Macron may have triumphed in France, but the massive hack designed to hurt his campaign at the crucial moment should be a real concern to anyone who treasures democracy. Until now, political leaders have considered cyber warfare a threat restricted almost entirely to businesses, infrastructure and security assets. They must now understand that […]

Chris Richter, SVP, Global Security Services, Level 3 Communications [NYSE:LVLT] The cyber landscape is becoming ever more threatening, yet paradoxically, companies are growing weary of threat intelligence, a vital tool in cyber defense. To understand why, we need to look at the current threat landscape, what’s causing the hesitancy and what the industry can do […]

He said the risks are further compounded as societies transcend geographical and physical borders, and real-time communication and business transactions are rapidly becoming an everyday staple. However, utilising the same networks and links that bind us globally as we communicate and do business are now the means through which cyber attacks are being perpetrated. Cyber […]

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Emmanuel Macron may have triumphed in France, but the massive hack designed to hurt his campaign at the crucial moment should be a real concern to anyone who treasures democracy. Until now, political leaders have considered cyber warfare a threat restricted almost entirely to businesses, infrastructure and security assets. They must now understand that […]

Audio clip: Listen to audio clip. The head of U.S. Cyber-command is warning Congress that cyber threats are growing and weighs in on Russian efforts to influence the U.S. election. FOX’s Malini Wilkes reports from Washington: No reduction in the cyber threat from the Russians or the Chinese. Mike Rogers, NSA director and head of U.S. […]

Phishing: The Biggest Cyber Threat Today May 8, 2017 • By Bill Boeck, Lockton   A strong argument can be made that phishing1 (including its variants, clone phishing,2 spear phishing,3 whaling4 and smishing5) is the most important cyber threat facing companies and individuals today. Phishing allows criminals—known as phishermen—to exploit human weaknesses, to obtain information […]

(MENAFN Editorial) TORONTO, ON May 3, 2017 Stratejm, creators of Canada’s first Cloud-based Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) has successfully launched North America’s premier Managed Cyber Threat Intelligence (MCTI) platform. Designed to seamlessly integrate Cyber Threat Intelligence as part of your legacy Security Operations, Stratejm’s MCTI enables the enterprise security team to proactively identify new emerging threats to […]