New research reveals that 30% of malware attacks are zero day exploits

New research reveals that 30% of malware can be classified as new or zero-day because it cannot be caught by legacy antivirus solutions. The WatchGuard’s first Quarterly Internet Security Report explores the latest computer and network security threats affecting SMBs and distributed enterprises. The results from Q4 2016, confirm that cyber criminals’ capability to automatically […]

New findings reveal the concerns of leading security researchers on non-malware attacks

New research released today from Carbon Black shows the concerns of cybersecurity. Findings show that nearly two thirds (64%) of security researchers said they’ve seen an increase in non-malware attacks since the beginning of 2016. Carbon Black, the leader in next-generation endpoint security has launched its latest research Beyond the Hype, into the cybersecurity landscape. […]

Ex cyber security chief says Government are using Westminster attack to gain more unnecessary spying powers

The Ministry of Defence’s former cyber security chief has stated that he believes the Government are using the Westminster attack to obtain intrusive surveillance powers which are unnecessary. Major General Jonathan Shaw explained that ministers were using the attack to push for security services to have more control, even though there is a weak case […]

How can marketers stay personal in an age of privacy?

With the imminent arrival of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), media conversations about the potential implications continue to incite panic among marketers. The relationship between marketing and data has continued to grow alongside digital development, to the point where it is now difficult to imagine maintaining relationships with customers without a heavy reliance […]

Google announces plans to downgrade trust in Symantec certificates after more illegit HTTPS certificates are issued

Google has announced that they are downgrading the level of trust that it has in Symantec certificates following an investigation that revealed ‘a continually increasing scope of misissuance’ by Symantec over a period of several years which has exposed users to significant dangers. Google Chrome developers plan to restrict transport layer security certificates sold by […]