Архив метки: Вирусы

Worried about Gmail snooping? Here’s Google’s advice on keeping your account secure

Автор: | 04.07.2018

Google has posted a defense of Gmail’s privacy protections after a Wall Street Journal report found the service was allowing third-party companies to read personal emails. The WSJ reported that employees at firms offering personalized services, such as shopping and travel suggestions, are accessing and reading Gmail users’ messages. While not referencing the story directly,… Читать далее »

The best Windows 10 enterprise security solutions, according to AV-TEST

Автор: | 22.06.2018

Microsoft informed tech-media types at its recent Build 2018 conference that close to 700 million devices are now running Windows 10. According to MSPoweruser, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, vice president in the Operating Systems Group, also announced, «Right now, there are over 200 million people in corporate accounts using Windows 10.» SEE: Cybersecurity strategy research: Common… Читать далее »

Beware this Android emulator, it’s hijacking your GPU to mine cryptocurrency

Автор: | 19.06.2018

Patrons of popular Android emulator Andy are up in arms after Reddit user TopWire wrote a detailed post about a GPU miner trojan that came attached to the program and used his computer to mine cryptocurrency endlessly. Android emulators allow users to run Android software within Windows or macOS, and Andy was considered one of… Читать далее »

T-Mobile data breach shows importance of securing internal tools

Автор: | 25.05.2018

A bug found on T-Mobile’s website allowed anyone with a customer’s phone number to access their name, address, billing account number, security PIN, and even tax identification numbers in some cases, our sister site ZDNet exclusively reported Thursday. The flaw, which has since been patched, was found in a T-Mobile subdomain that employees use as… Читать далее »

An average data breach will cost an enterprise $1.23M and an SMB $120K, here’s why

Автор: | 25.05.2018

Research from Kaspersky Lab presents bad news for those concerned about data breaches: They’re rapidly becoming more expensive (registration required for report download). For enterprises, that expense is up 24% from 2017 to around $1.23 million per breach, according to the Kaspersky research report. SMBs saw a larger increase of 36% from 2017, putting the… Читать далее »

Using a D-Link router? Watch out for hardcoded backdoors that give hackers admin access

Автор: | 25.05.2018

Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered four serious vulnerabilities in D-Link DIR-620 wireless routers that could give an attacker total control over the device from anywhere in the world, as noted in a recent security report. The vulnerabilities in the DIR-620 all come from the device’s firmware, and Kaspersky Lab said that versions 1.0.37,… Читать далее »

Installing the Windows 10 April 2018 Update could wipe your entire desktop

Автор: | 24.05.2018

The Windows 10 April Update is causing more stress for users, with many claiming their PCs were wiped clean after they hit OK on the update prompt. Windows message boards were bombarded with complaints after users found that the «restart and install» prompt for the Windows 10 update led to a blank screen with a… Читать далее »

IT: Patch these critical new vulnerabilities in Windows, Adobe, and OS kernels

Автор: | 09.05.2018

On Tuesday, Microsoft issued patches for two vulnerabilities presently being leveraged by hackers. The most pressing of these—CVE-2018-8174—is a vulnerability in the VBScript engine, which can be exploited with relative ease in a Microsoft Office document that uses an ActiveX control, as well as Internet Explorer (IE) and any other software using the Trident rendering… Читать далее »

Why improved cybersecurity education can help reduce employee ‘cyber stress’

Автор: | 02.05.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: More than 30% of people do not trust social networking apps to protect their data and 29% do not trust mobile payment apps. People are becoming increasingly stressed by the need for security to protect their vital personal information. Stress permeates every aspect… Читать далее »

Major DDoS attack lasts 297 hours, as botnets bombard businesses

Автор: | 27.04.2018

Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: In Q1 2018, the longest DDoS attack lasted 297 hours, or more than 12 days. — Kaspersky Lab, 2018 DDoS botnets attacked online resources in 79 countries in Q1 2018. — Kaspersky Lab, 2018 Multi-day DDoS attacks are back again: In Q1 2018,… Читать далее »