Sophos Launches Industry-First Managed Detection And Response (MDR) ServiceFrom An Endpoint Security Provider That Integrates Vendor Agnostic Telemetry
Dec09

Sophos Launches Industry-First Managed Detection And Response (MDR) Service
From An Endpoint Security Provider That Integrates Vendor Agnostic Telemetry

  Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, announced the general availability of Sophos Managed Detection and Response (MDR) with new industry-first threat detection and response capabilities. Sophos is the first endpoint security provider to integrate vendor agnostic telemetry from third-party security technologies into its MDR offering, providing unprecedented visibility and detection...

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Cybercriminals Attack Users With 400,000 New Malicious Files Daily – That Is 5% More Than In 2021
Dec09

Cybercriminals Attack Users With 400,000 New Malicious Files Daily – That Is 5% More Than In 2021

  In 2022, Kaspersky’s detection systems discovered on average 400,000 malicious files distributed every day, indicating a 5% growth compared to 2021. The number of certain types of threats also escalated: for example, Kaspersky experts discovered the 181% increase in the proportion of ransomware detected daily. These and other findings are part of Kaspersky Security Bulletin (KSB) – an annual series of predictions and analytical...

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72% of Malaysia Organizations Were Breached At Least Once  in the Past Year
Nov29

72% of Malaysia Organizations Were Breached At Least Once in the Past Year

  Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cybersecurity leader, today announced that 72% of organizations in Malaysia have had customer records compromised multiple times over the past 12 months as they struggle to profile and defend an expanding attack surface. The findings come from Trend Micro’s semi-annual Cyber Risk Index (CRI) report, compiled by the Ponemon Institute from interviews with over 4,100 organizations across...

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Fight Against Cyberbullying: How Parents And Kids Can Protect Themselves
Nov24

Fight Against Cyberbullying: How Parents And Kids Can Protect Themselves

  November is a month when cyberbullying is widely discussed around the world with events including the International Day Against Violence and Bullying to the week-long dedicated fight against this problem in the U.K., and countries uniting together to resist cyberbullying. Kaspersky experts have collected a range of tips for parents and children on what to do if you’re bullied, and how to protect yourself. What kids can do to...

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Sophos 2023 Threat Report: Criminals “Follow the Money” by Commercializing Cybercrime, Launching More “Innovative” Ransomware Attacks and Doubling Down on Credential Theft
Nov24

Sophos 2023 Threat Report: Criminals “Follow the Money” by Commercializing Cybercrime, Launching More “Innovative” Ransomware Attacks and Doubling Down on Credential Theft

  Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering next-generation cybersecurity as a service, published its 2023 Threat Report. The report details how the cyberthreat landscape has reached a new level of commercialization and convenience for would-be attackers, with nearly all barriers to entry for committing cybercrime removed through the expansion of cybercrime-as-a-service. The report also addresses how ransomware remains...

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The Next Wannacry And Drone Hacking: Advanced Persistent Threats In 2023
Nov16

The Next Wannacry And Drone Hacking: Advanced Persistent Threats In 2023

  Kaspersky researchers presented their vision of the future for advanced persistent threats (APTs), defining the changes in threat landscape that will emerge in 2023. Attacks on satellite technologies, mail servers, the rise of destructive attacks and leaks, drone hacking and the next big cyber epidemic are among some of the predictions for the next year. The political turmoil of 2022 brought about a shift that will echo in...

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Sophos 2022 Threat Report: Gravitational Force of Ransomware Black Hole Pulls in Other Cyberthreats to Create One Massive, Interconnected Ransomware Delivery System
Nov14

Sophos 2022 Threat Report: Gravitational Force of Ransomware Black Hole Pulls in Other Cyberthreats to Create One Massive, Interconnected Ransomware Delivery System

  Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, published the Sophos 2022 Threat Report, which shows how the gravitational force of ransomware’s black hole is pulling in other cyberthreats to form one massive, interconnected ransomware delivery system – with significant implications for IT security. The report, written by SophosLabs security researchers, Sophos Managed Threat Response threat hunters and rapid...

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Quality Over Quantity: Mobile Malware Continues Downward Trend in Malaysia
Nov09

Quality Over Quantity: Mobile Malware Continues Downward Trend in Malaysia

  Kaspersky, the global cybersecurity company, released its latest data about mobile malware’s consistent decrease in number in Malaysia. During the period of January till June this year, the mobile malware was detected 14,359 times versus 45,267 in the same period 2021, dropping by 63.55% (excluding adware and riskware). Malaysia has seen a downward trend of mobile malware attacks gradually. In 2019, 145,044 attacks on Malaysian...

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Malaysia Remains Top Country in SEA when It Comes to Financial Phishing
Nov01

Malaysia Remains Top Country in SEA when It Comes to Financial Phishing

  Kaspersky detected in Malaysia a total of 195,032 payment system-related phishing activities in the first two quarters of 2022, with 108,755 in quarter one and 86,277 in quarter two. Findings of the global cybersecurity company aligns with the local trends in the country. The Inspector-General of Police earlier disclosed that a total of 48,850 online frauds were reported from 2020 till May this year, or 68% of the total 71,833...

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Manufacturing Reports the Highest Average Ransomware Payment Across All Sectors, Sophos Survey Finds
Nov01

Manufacturing Reports the Highest Average Ransomware Payment Across All Sectors, Sophos Survey Finds

  Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today published a new sectoral survey report, “The State of Ransomware in Manufacturing and Production,” which found that the sector had the highest average ransom payment across all sectors—$2,036,189 versus $812,360, respectively. In addition, 66% of manufacturing and production organizations surveyed reported an increase in the complexity of...

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