Tag Archives: spear-phishing

Daily Telegraph Twitter and Facebook hacks are a warning to all media companies

Spear-Phishing, News and Twitter Accounts: Why Corporate Credentials Must be Protected The Daily Telegraph is the latest victim in a series of high-profile attacks against media organizations.  The group that is behind these attacks, the ‘Syrian Electronic Army’ (SEA), has hijacked Twitter accounts and online operations of several media organizations, including the Financial Times, The […]

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Comments from ESET following research suggesting “Businesses hit by malware every 3 mins”

In light of the research by FireEye suggesting that businesses are hit by malware every three minutes, David Harley provides some further insight and offers his advice on what else businesses can do to protect themselves. “Spear-phishing is a somewhat ambiguous term. Targeted attacks can be a more efficient way of carrying out an attack […]

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Enterprise data secur?ity intelligence? improved by Vormetric

Vormetric, the leader in enterprise data security for physical, virtual and cloud environments, recently confirmed its strategy and initial steps to enhance enterprise security intelligence. As hackers improve their ability to penetrate traditional defences with attacks such as advanced persistent threats (APTs), Vormetric Data Security can help enterprises gather security intelligence around what is happening […]

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Kaspersky Lab Experts Credited for Identifying and Reporting Latest Zero-Day Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player

Kaspersky Lab recently identified a critical zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player (CVE-2013-0633) that was being actively exploited in targeted attacks. Kaspersky Lab reported the vulnerability to Adobe, who issued a security update on February 7, 2013. The vulnerability was first identified by Kaspersky Lab researchers Sergey Golovanov and Alexander Polyakov and it impacts Windows, […]

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