Avast News

Laying key foundations for AI’s future

Nicolas Papernot of the University of Toronto sees CyberSec & AI Prague as an opportunity to discuss guiding principles for AI

29 September 2019 min read
Security News

Russian hacker pleads guilty in ‘massive’ stock market cyberattack

perex__ Financial institutions and a news agency were used to artificially inflate the value of a stock

Financial institutions and a news agency were used to artificially inflate the value of a stock

28 September 2019 min read
Security News

Iranian hackers host malicious ‘Hire Military Heroes’ site

perex__ Plus, attackers target Tibetan leadership with spyware, a phishing scam snaps up your Instagram credentials, and YouTube is hit with a massive wave of account hijacks

Plus, attackers target Tibetan leadership with spyware, a phishing scam snaps up your Instagram credentials, and YouTube is hit with a massive wave of account hijacks

27 September 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Sky-high concerns: Understanding the security threat posed by drones

perex__ They are susceptible to all the cyber threats that face the Internet of Things, and can be hijacked for unintended purposes

They are susceptible to all the cyber threats that face the Internet of Things, and can be hijacked for unintended purposes

26 September 2019 min read
Business Security

Your best customer retention strategy – proactive security

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SMBs continue to be the largest percentage of businesses targeted by cybercrime – here's what you can do

25 September 2019 min read
Viewpoints

AI never forgets, so we must teach it to forgive

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Artificial intelligence is listening, and that is unstoppable – but we must all safeguard the privacy of children

22 September 2019 min read
Security News

24 million medical records exposed

perex__ Plus, a FIN7 hacker pleads guilty to cybercrime, the Brazilian IT sector is up in arms over government plans, and ethical hackers will get a crack at an orbiting satellite

Plus, a FIN7 hacker pleads guilty to cybercrime, the Brazilian IT sector is up in arms over government plans, and ethical hackers will get a crack at an orbiting satellite

20 September 2019 min read
Business Security

A guide for detecting a phishing email for businesses

perex__ Find out why hackers are using phishing email scams and how to detect them and warn your employees

Find out why hackers are using phishing email scams and how to detect them and warn your employees

16 September 2019 min read
Security News

U.S. sanctions North Korean hackers behind WannaCry

perex__ Can threats to freeze assets be effective against groups backed by a foreign government?

Can threats to freeze assets be effective against groups backed by a foreign government?

14 September 2019 min read
Security News

DDoS attack forces Wikipedia offline

perex__ Plus, a BEC bust leads to 281 arrests, a new phishing scam cleverly uses captcha, and will the next trend of IoT hacking involve your local gas pump?

Plus, a BEC bust leads to 281 arrests, a new phishing scam cleverly uses captcha, and will the next trend of IoT hacking involve your local gas pump?

13 September 2019 min read
Viewpoints

A primer on the promise and pitfalls of the Internet of Things

perex__ Granular behavior profiling paves the way for new digital lifestyles – and creates big privacy and security questions

Granular behavior profiling paves the way for new digital lifestyles – and creates big privacy and security questions

12 September 2019 min read
Viewpoints

Hackers set the pace in security

perex__ Criminals get a head start, but we can chase them down with laws, industry tools, and consumer protection

Criminals get a head start, but we can chase them down with laws, industry tools, and consumer protection

11 September 2019 min read