Security News

German ransomware victim hacks back

Plus, the FBI cautions some cyberattacks can bypass MFA; 37,000 Canadian TransUnion customers may be compromised; and French experts warn of multiple cyber-espionage incidents

11 October 2019 min read
Avast News

Avast’s Robin Selden to speak at WIB Expo on rethinking diversity

perex__ Diversity isn’t just the right thing to do – it can also be profitable, rewarding, and inspiring

Diversity isn’t just the right thing to do – it can also be profitable, rewarding, and inspiring

10 October 2019 min read
Avast News

Avast CEO urges audience to embrace ethical AI at DTX London

perex__ Ondrej Vlcek and Garry Kasparov address the evolution of artificial intelligence at the Digital Transformation Expo

Ondrej Vlcek and Garry Kasparov address the evolution of artificial intelligence at the Digital Transformation Expo

9 October 2019 min read
Business Security

Do we need to protect our businesses from GDPR?

perex__ Fines may seem intimidating, but basic security practices keep businesses in compliance

Fines may seem intimidating, but basic security practices keep businesses in compliance

9 October 2019 min read
Business Security

The next generation of endpoint security

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For small businesses, this adaptive solution is crucial to the defense against modern cybersecurity threats

5 October 2019 min read
Security News

Some medical devices could be hacked, FDA warns

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Plus, the dark web sells disinformation campaigns, enterprises are hit by malicious fake browser updates, and an ex-Yahoo employee pleads guilty to hacking user emails

4 October 2019 min read

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Threat Research

Pulling back the curtain on a banking botnet

perex__ Security mistakes exposed a criminal syndicate that accessed millions of Euros in the bank accounts of an estimated 800,000 victims

Security mistakes exposed a criminal syndicate that accessed millions of Euros in the bank accounts of an estimated 800,000 victims

2 October 2019 min read
Avast News

Avast Photo Research shows 22% of all photos stored worldwide are bad (Part 2)

perex__ Research from nearly 3 billion photos shows how many of our pictures are low-quality or duplicates, and which countries have the highest number of these “bad” photos.

Research from nearly 3 billion photos shows how many of our pictures are low-quality or duplicates, and which countries have the highest number of these “bad” photos.

2 October 2019 min read
Avast News

Snap Happy: Avast reveals which countries store the most photos

perex__ Research from nearly 3 billion photos shows how many pictures we store on average, which country stores the most, and the number of photos stored by age group.

Research from nearly 3 billion photos shows how many pictures we store on average, which country stores the most, and the number of photos stored by age group.

2 October 2019 min read
Avast News

Laying key foundations for AI’s future

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

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