The ever growing need for faster protection time

Today’s Internet threats are faster and stealthier than ever, as attackers leverage advanced cloud automation and evasion techniques to bypass cyber defences. Perimeter security appliances and endpoint clients are increasingly too slow to stop these attacks, leaving companies vulnerable for hours, days, or even weeks to these types of attacks. In fact, many vendors appear […]

It’s time to invest in your GDPR strategy

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially comes into effect in May 2018, it will have earned its mark as one of the most comprehensive and lobbied regulations ever. Applying to any business worldwide that offers goods and services or monitors the behaviour of European citizens, the GDPR will introduce a mandate that demands organisations […]

Ukrainian accounting software is the infection vector for GoldenEye ransomware attack

Bitdefender has proven that MeDOC, the Ukrainian accounting software, is the infection vector for the global GoldenEye ransomware outbreak. Bogdan Botezatu, Senior e-Threat Analyst explains “Our internal telemetry shows that some infections with #GoldenEye have been triggered by the compromised update of the MeDOC accounting software. A number of our customers in Ukraine where our solutions […]

Ukraine cyber attack: Ransomware spreads across Europe

A global ransomware campaign infecting critical infrastructure institutions including major firms, airports and government departments in Ukraine, which has now spread worldwide. In Ukraine, several government departments, the central bank, a state-run aircraft manufacturer, the metro network and the airport in Kiev have all been paralysed by the hack. The attack started to spread across Europe on […]