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Carbon Black uncovers “significant evolution” of popular cryptomining campaign

Carbon Black, the cloud-native endpoint protection specialist, has issued a threat report outlining how a well-known cryptomining campaign has been enhanced to steal system access information for possible sale on The Dark Web. Dubbed ‘Access Mining’ by Carbon Black...
Posted On 12 Aug 2019
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Threats “rapidly evolving and increasing in magnitude” warns Cisco’s Mid-Year Cyber Security Report

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to offer new opportunities for cyber criminals, with its security weaknesses – many of them ripe for exploitation – playing a central role in enabling criminal campaigns to exert an escalating impact. That’s the stark...
Posted On 25 Jul 2017
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“Young cyber criminals motivated by peer respect and accomplishment” reports NCA

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has published the results of research into how and why some young people become involved in cyber crime. The report, which is based on debriefs with offenders and those on the fringes of criminality, explores why young people assessed as being...
Posted On 24 Apr 2017
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Cyber security certification from CompTIA “first to address behavioural analytics”

To combat the increasing risk of cyber attacks, the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) – the leading IT Trade Association – has unveiled a “groundbreaking, vendor-neutral” certification. Entitled CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst (CSA+),...
Posted On 07 Mar 2017