IBM report: fewer ransomware incidents, rise in backdoor deployments
IBM Security X-Force has released its annual Threat Intelligence Index report, which reveals that while ransomware's share of incidents has declined slightly, defenders were more successful in detecting and preventing ransomware.
According to the report, deploying backdoors that allow remote acc... Read more
Cisco warns of critical remote access vulnerabilities in SMB routers
Cisco alerted that several routers in its Small Business series contain vulnerabilities that could provide remote access to cybercriminals. The models have reached end-of-life status, meaning no patches are available.
Cisco stated that the vulnerabilities affect its RV016, RV042, RV042G and RV08... Read more
TeamViewer’s ‘unclear’ renewal policies push customers into debt
The German software developer has been accused of obscure, illegal subscription policies.
A customer claims to have been billed for a renewal of TeamViewer’s remote access software services even though they had only purchased a one-year license. The aggrieved customer has reportedly been appro... Read more
HashiCorp goes for secure remote access with HCP Boundary
HashiCorp announced the general availability of HCP Boundary at its HashiConf conference. The solution should provide secure remote access.
Boundary expands HashiCorp's zero trust offering. The product will sit alongside HCP Vault and HCP Consul. For HashiCorp, zero trust means using identities... Read more
Zscaler working with CrowdStrike on securing remote access
Zscaler and Crowdstrike have joined forces to provide better security for users. Together, the companies aim to improve the security of Zscaler's remote access products.
The two companies announced their collaboration in a press release. Companies using Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) will be able ... Read more
Companies are still struggling with secure remote access solutions
Many businesses are trying their hardest to enable many of their employees to work from home. However, security is still a significant obstacle. In a new report from Zscaler, a security firm, only a third of decision-makers are confident that they have a secure remote infrastructure.
The company... Read more
Products from big tech companies are vulnerable to cyberattack
RiskIQ security firm has identified critical vulnerabilities in many remote access and perimeter devices. Cybercriminals are already taking advantage of them. A recent investigation revealed that Microsoft, IBM, Citrix, and Cisco products were vulnerable.
The surge of employees working remotely ... Read more