Category: Frontline Security

Menlo Security Uncovers New Spear Phishing Campaign Leveraging Multiple Scripts to Customize Attacks on US Enterprises

Menlo Security Uncovers New Spear Phishing Campaign Leveraging Multiple Scripts to Customize Attacks on US Enterprises

Menlo Security has announced that its cybersecurity researchers recently uncovered a sophisticated spear phishing attack at a well-known enterprise that went undetected by existing security solutions. A close examination of the recent spear phishing event by Menlo Security researchers revealed the following details: The attackers performed various checks on the password entered by the victim and their […]

INTERPOL World 2017 builds up momentum with strong support from  public and private sectors

INTERPOL World 2017 builds up momentum with strong support from public and private sectors

The second edition of INTERPOL World has garnered strong support from public and private sectors, both locally and on the international front. Owned by INTERPOL, the world’s largest police organization with 190 member countries, the event is supported by Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the World Economic Forum and CyberSecurity Malaysia, an agency under […]

Nexusguard DDoS research shows hackers used blended cyberattacks on financial, government sectors

Nexusguard DDoS research shows hackers used blended cyberattacks on financial, government sectors

Cybersecurity analysts advise businesses take action to avoid overloading systems Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks increasingly formed blended attacks of four or more vulnerabilities over the course of the fourth quarter of 2016, with an intent to overload targeted monitoring, detection and logging systems, according to Nexusguard‘s “Q4 2016 Threat Report.” The hybrid attacks […]

Proofpoint releases fourth quarter summary report

Proofpoint releases fourth quarter summary report

Key takeaways: Q4’s largest malicious email campaign was 6.7 times larger than the Q3’s biggest. Both of these campaigns used zipped JavaScript attachments distributing Locky, representing the rapid increases in Locky campaign volumes, especially those using compressed files and attached scripts instead of macro-laden documents. Hundreds of thousands of mobile devices were potentially exposed to […]

SonicWall Annual Threat Report Highlights Advances Made by Both Security Professionals and Cyber Criminals

SonicWall Annual Threat Report Highlights Advances Made by Both Security Professionals and Cyber Criminals

The volume of unique malware samples declined to 60 million, a 6.25 percent decrease. Point-of-sale malware creation declined by 93 percent since 2014. Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security encrypted traffic increased by 38 percent year-over-year. Cyber criminals shifted their focus to new threats, including ransomware attacks which grew by 167x year-over-year. Internet of Things devices […]

Global Airport Surveillance Radar Industry Analysis & Forecast Report 2016-2021

Global Airport Surveillance Radar Industry Analysis & Forecast Report 2016-2021

The Global Airport Surveillance Radar Industry Analysis & Forecast Report 2016-2021 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Airport Surveillance Radar industry. The report analysis the global market of Airport Surveillance Radar by main manufactures and geographic regions. The report includes Airport Surveillance Radar definitions, product type, applications and industry […]

Prototype Ammunition Carrier Contracts Signed

Prototype Ammunition Carrier Contracts Signed

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has announced BAE Systems Australia and Sea Box International would compete to develop prototype ammunition load carriers. Both BAE Systems Australia and Sea Box International have committed to undertaking the design and engineering prototype work under the contract in Australia. Minister Pyne said the project reflected the Government’s […]

Size & Frequency - DDoS Attacks Set To Continue

Size & Frequency – DDoS Attacks Set To Continue

By Chris Cubbage, Executive Editor According to the latest annual report from Arbor Networks, the security division of Netscout, security concerns of Service Providers in 2017 should continue to be dominated by Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. The 2016 Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) is based on a 133 free-form and multiple choice question […]

Norton Research: Parents Worry Children are More Likely to be Bullied in the Online World than on a Playground

Norton Research: Parents Worry Children are More Likely to be Bullied in the Online World than on a Playground

Norton Cyber Security Insights Report Reveals Parents’ Concerns About Cyberbullying and the Online World to Coincide with the Back to School Period To coincide with the start of the 2017 school year, Norton by Symantec has released findings from the Norton Cyber Security Insights Report: Family Edition. The report encourages parents to openly discuss cyberbullying with […]

Fortifies Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing Solutions with Innovative Satelles Satellite Time and Location Signal Technology

Fortifies Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing Solutions with Innovative Satelles Satellite Time and Location Signal Technology

Strategic Alliance includes product development, go-to-market activities of PNT solutions independent of GPS/GNSS satellite signals to Military, Defense, Government and Commercial customers worldwide Orolia, the global leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions, announced that it has formed a strategic alliance, including an equity investment, with Satelles to develop, market and sell PNT […]