Tag Archives: Cybercrime

29Oct/21

AI Phishing Defense Leader SlashNext Closes $26 Million Series B Funding

SlashNext, the leader in SaaS-based spear-phishing and human hacking defense across digital channels and apps, today announced it raised $26 million in Series B venture capital funding. With new investors Tom and Matt Gallo, Telia Group, and the ACTIVE Fund of the Ayala group, and participation from early investors Norwest, Wing, and Alter Ventures, the round brings SlashNext’s total funding to $43 million. Thomas Gallo also joins the SlashNext board of directors. Continue reading

02May/21

Coalfire Launches Risk-Based Attack Surface Management Solution

With its recent acquisition of Neuralys, a cloud-based penetration testing management platform, today Coalfire launched its Attack Surface Management (ASM) solution to enhance the company’s growing offensive security portfolio. ASM complements the company’s 20-year risk management heritage by automating asset discovery, testing, remediation, and reporting across today’s expanding attack surfaces. Continue reading

16Mar/21

New SonicWall 2020 Research Shows Cyber Arms Race at Tipping Point

The pandemic’s work-from-home reality resulted in an unprecedented change for organizations as they fought to defend exponentially greater attack surfaces from cybercriminals armed with powerful cloud-based tools, cloud storage and endless targets. As working environments evolved, so did the methods of threat actors and other motivated perpetrators, as detailed in the latest 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. Continue reading

16Feb/21

Garry Kasparov at IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity spoke about Chess, Artificial intelligence, his role in the series The Queen’s Gambit

With the accelerated transition to remote work, cloud use, and the use of online payments, the number and cost of cyber-attacks on individuals, private companies and states has dramatically increased. The IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity Conference presented groundbreaking Israeli technologies in the field of cybersecurity, and also defense against circulation of fake news. Continue reading

08Dec/20

Avast Cybersecurity Experts Predict Covid-19 Vaccination Scams and Deepfake Disinformation Campaigns for 2021

Cybersecurity experts at Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security and privacy products, foresee more Covid-19 vaccination scams, abuse of weak home office infrastructures, enterprise VPN infrastructure and providers, and ransomware attacks in 2021. Avast also expects deepfake disinformation campaigns and other malicious AI-generated campaigns to gain more traction. Specifically, on the Android platform, Avast experts predict further adware attacks, fleeceware scams, and stalkerware usage. Read more

12May/20

Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity and Programming Feature as ICT Training Trends During Lockdown

Technologies related to Cloud Computing, cyber security and website programming, together with artificial intelligence and Big Data, are the focus of training trends in ICT skills for professionals during the lockdown caused by COVID-19. Read more

22Mar/20

Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19 Response

Developed in collaboration with other federal agencies and the private sector, the Agency said its list of “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers was designed to help State and local officials as they work to protect their communities, while ensuring continuity of functions critical to public health and safety, as well as economic and national security. Read more

28Sep/17

How hackers hack ATMs remotely

Japanese cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has published a white paper detailing how hackers can remotely control ATMS. Continue reading