Each week we scour the web to discover the latest developments, news and tips that will help you keep your technology (and your business) safe and secure.
Here are the most interesting articles we’ve found this week that could be helpful to you:
Once a safe haven because of their small marketshare, Macs are now getting their fair share of attention from malware creators. Here’s a ransomware specifically targeting Macs.
“This is the first one in the wild that is definitely functional, encrypts your files and seeks a ransom,” Palo Alto Threat Intelligence Director Ryan Olson told Reuters on Sunday.
Find out what attacks the security experts are worried about these days.
Researchers with the SANS Institute took full advantage of the opportunity to give a packed house a run-down of the threats and the attack techniques that have come to the forefront lately, those which the security industry is most likely to find itself fighting most in the year to come.
A lot of security professionals seem to agree that detection of issues in your environment is far more important and feasible than prevention of all possible issues.
One of the CISO’s summed it up brilliantly: “If it were that easy cyber security would not be the topic of discussion around the globe on a daily basis for both CEOs and nation leaders.”
Phishing is one of the most common scams on the internet. New types of phishing scams pop up daily. In this particular scam, they impersonated someone you might trust.
Spear-phishing is a type of social engineering attack targeted at a particular individual or organization to make it more believable – in this case, by impersonating Snapchat’s CEO.
The attacker stole private payroll information of an unknown number of past and present Snapchat employees.
Cybercriminals are now using Netflix in their crimes. Read here how.
With such a level of cultural influence, Netflix has in turn gained not only our familiarity, but also our trust. And that’s exactly why Netflix is also drawing the attention of cybercriminals.
Fraudsters might be targeting you with this common scam.
Traditional business email compromise (BEC) scams involve a fraudster emailing a CFO or equivalent member of an organization, pretending to be the CEO or another high-ranking official of the company. The aim of this type of scam is to trick the recipient into carrying out a large and “urgent” wire transfer…