Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn what security issues and critical threats will impact consumer data this year. Also, learn about a malicious Adobe app targeting macOS systems.
Trend Micro reports that there are certain security issues which will specifically impact consumer data, including phishing and fraud attacks.
Linksys and Trend Micro have partnered to deliver a security solution for home networks to give families an added layer of digital projection.
Trend Micro contributed to a new Europol report detailing guidelines on logical ATM attacks, in support of ongoing efforts by both law enforcement and the financial industry to stop ATM abuse.
Since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in May last year, EU organizations have reported almost 60,000 data breaches, but so far fewer than 100 fines have been issued by regulators.
Trend Micro found a malicious app posing as Adobe Zii (a tool used to crack Adobe products) targeting macOS systems to mine cryptocurrency and steal credit card information.
As auto makers roll out more sophisticated features, the upgrades are also making cars more vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to a new report from the Ponemon Institute.
A massive data dump involving more than two billion user credentials was reported earlier this year. The ramifications of this dump is just the beginning for many of those whose data are included.
A new report from blockchain investigation company Chainalysis reveals that just two criminal groups are responsible for around 60% of all cryptocurrency stolen from exchanges.
For the first time, EU authorities have announced plans to recall a product from the European market because of a data privacy issue. The product is Safe-KID-One, a children’s smartwatch produced by German electronics vendor ENOX.
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Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about new routines for encryption of JobCrypter ransomware. Also, understand how Emotet has managed to evolve into one of the most notorious cyber threats in existence.
A variant of JobCrypter ransomware was observed by Trend Micro using new routines for encryption and features the ability to send a screenshot of the victim’s desktop to an email address.
In the future, industrial robots may create jobs, boost productivity and spur higher wages. But one thing seems more certain for now: They’re vulnerable to hackers.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is a major proponent of the the recent European data regulation GDPR, which came into force in May 2018.
While advanced components to support utilities, critical infrastructure, and more can bring numerous benefits, these solutions also open both urban and rural areas to new risks and cyber threats.
The Department of Homeland Security has issued a rare “emergency” directive ordering federal civilian agencies to secure the login credentials for their internet domain records out of concern that they could be vulnerable to cyberattacks.
While most security professionals have come to embrace — or, at least, accept — bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies, leadership still often lacks confidence in the data security of employees’ personal phones, tablets and laptops.
Over a period of just five years, Emotet has managed to evolve into one of the most notorious cyber threats in existence – one that causes incidents that cost up to $1 million dollars to rectify.
An online casino group has leaked information on over 108 million bets, including details about customers’ personal information, deposits and withdrawals.
France’s data protection regulator, CNIL, has issued Google a €50 million fine (around $56.8 million USD) for failing to comply with its GDPR obligations.
More than 70% of tech professionals said security spending has increased in the past year, according to a Ping Identity report.
More than a decade’s worth of credit and mortgage records, many linked to some of the country’s largest banks and lenders, was temporarily exposed online.
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