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Dridex: A History of Evolution

In the several years that the Dridex family has existed, there have been numerous unsuccessful attempts to block the botnetrsquo;s activity.

The ongoing evolution of the malware demonstrates that the cybercriminals are not about to bid farewell to their brainchild, which is providing them with a steady revenue stream.

WinMagic Survey Finds Companies Struggling to Meet GDPR Standards

Over Half (52%) do not Currently Adequately Protect Personally Identifiable InformationMISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO – May 25th, 2017 – A new survey from WinMagic, the encryption and intelligent key management security solution provider, asked IT leaders in the U.S., UK, Germany and France about their current data policies to see how well aligned they are with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR), which comes into force on May 25, 2018.

The findings, released today, suggest... Source: RealWire

Facebook prying: Watchdogs hit back on excessive harvesting of your data

Amid concerns over Facebook's use of tracking users with pixels, Belgium joins the Netherlands, France, and EC in legal moves.

IT threat evolution Q1 2017. Statistics

According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 479,528,279 malicious attacks from online resources located in 190 countries all over the world.

File antivirus detected a total of 174,989,956 unique malicious and potentially unwanted objects.

Windows XP PCs infected by WCry can be decrypted without paying...

Decryption tool is of limited value, because XP was unaffected by last week's worm.

French fling fun-sized fine at Facebook for freakin’ following folk

And it's going to get a whole lot worse for Zuckerberg and pals Facebook has been fined the maximum possible amount – €150,000 ($166,000) – by France's data protection watchdog for gathering information on internet users without their permission.…

Recruitment disruptor talent.io poised for further growth with ©#8364;8m investment secured

London, UK; IT recruitment platform talent.io is on the verge of further expansion after securing a major wave of investment into the business two years after going live.Paris-based talent.io will press ahead with growth plans in France, Germany and th...

LuxCarta Joins European Training and Simulation Association

Sophia Antipolis, France – May 11, 2017 – LuxCarta announced today that it is has joined the European Training and Simulation Association (ETSA).

The company has been targeting simulation and training opportunities with its geodata portfolio of global land use/land cover and 500+ geospecific cities and believes ETSA membership will help foster more meaningful relationships in this community. “We believe our expertise developed for the global telecom space – namely our ability to rapidly build... Source: RealWire

DDOS attacks in Q1 2017

Although the first quarter of 2017 was rather quiet compared to the previous reporting period, there were a few interesting developments.

Despite the growing popularity of IoT botnets, Windows-based bots accounted for 59.81% of all attacks. Meanwhile, complex attacks that can only be repelled with sophisticated protection mechanisms are becoming more frequent.

Just so we’re all clear on this: Russia hacked the French...

And only released Macron, Clinton campaign files – hmm It's been a busy week already on Capitol Hill. We've heard yet again revelations of Russian hackers breaking into US Republican and Democrat campaign computers – and interfering with France's presidential election.…

Hackers emit 9GB of stolen Macron ’emails’ two days before French...

Hmm, who could possibly do such a thing? Emmanuel Macron, the front-runner in France's presidential election, has condemned the online leakage of what's alleged to be his campaign staff's emails.…