Posts tagged as malware

Bad news for cyber security for 2016 as IOT expands

  FortiGuard Labs Researchers predict that IoT attacks and new evasion techniques will characterise emerging threats in 2016. As in years past, the internet of things (IoT) and cloud play heavily in the predictions but new malicious tactics and strategies will create unique challenges for vendors and organisations alike. Fortinet and its threat research division, […]

Are financial institutions serious about online fraud?

  A survey conducted among company representatives to find out their attitudes towards information security, including financial companies’ policies towards protection from online fraud, about half of banks and payment systems prefer to handle cyber incidents when they happen, rather than invest into tools with which to prevent them. The survey was conducted by Kaspersky […]

Undetectable firmware-embedded threats now a reality

  Russian-based anti-virus software developer Kaspersky Lab discovered a threat actor that surpasses anything known in terms of complexity and sophistication of techniques, namely The Equation Group. It is unique in that it is able to affect firmware, making it impossible for anti-virus software to detect it or to wipe it out. The company says […]