ESET finds hacking group XDSpy that was undetected for a decade
A rare APT has gone undetected for nine years, since 2011. The APT is a hacker group named XDSpy, and it targeted both privately-held and government-run companies based in Belarus, Russia, Serbia, Moldova, and Ukraine.
The Slovakian cyber-security firm ESET discovered the new state-sponsor... Read more
Microsoft Office 365 is growing and hackers are aware
Researchers from the FireEye Mandiant cybersecurity platform have reported that the most sophisticated hacking operations are now refocusing on attacking Microsoft Office 365.
Office 365 provides endpoint and cloud services, including Office, Outlook, SharePoint, Exchange, Teams, and OneDrive, t... Read more
IT staff experiences most stress from untrained and malicious users
Cybersecurity professionals experience the most stress from untrained and malicious users. This is the conclusion of new research by KnowBe4.
KnowBe4, a platform for cybersecurity training for employees, conducted a survey with 200 companies in twelve different sectors to find out what keeps the... Read more
KnowBe4 simplifies phishing training for employees
KnowBe4, a vendor of security awareness, anti-phishing and compliance training, developed a tool that makes it easier for companies to develop phishing campaigns for training purposes.
Phishing is still one of the most essential methods used by hackers to carry out attacks. It is therefore cruci... Read more
‘Growing concerns about security awareness within companies’
SANS informed Techzine that a lack of time and personnel are the most common factors that hinder security awareness programs within companies. At the same time, research shows that 60 percent of professionals do not know how the security awareness budget is used within their company.
These are s... Read more
KnowBe4 acquires security software specialist CLTRe
KnowBe4, a provider of cyber security awareness training, takes over the Norwegian specialist for security software CLTRe. This provides customers with even more opportunities to examine their company or organisation with regard to the state of the internal culture surrounding cyber security.
Accord... Read more
Kaspersky Lab wants to increase security awareness with training platform
Kaspersky Lab wants to better educate employees about security and the risk they pose to a company if they don't have the basic knowledge to keep data safe. To that end, it has now launched a training platform called Kaspersky Automated Security Awareness Platform.
The new Kaspersky Automated Securi... Read more