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DDoS attack frequency increased 380 percent in Q1 2017, according to Nexusguard research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/06/17 -- Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack frequency exploded by 380 percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same time last year, according to ''s "." The quarterly report, which measured more than 16,600 attacks, showed that hackers took no breaks, causing record-breaking hours- and days-long attacks over Valentine''s Day, Chinese New Year and other typically quiet periods during the season. Additiona ...


F-Secure''s New Cyber Security Report Analyzes ''Post-Malware'' World

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/15/17 -- Cyber security company F-Secure released a new report today that explores the trends and threats defining the current state of cyber security across the globe. F-Secure''s pays particular attention to security issues facing companies as the threat landscape transitions away from conventional malware to more dynamic threats."Today''s threats can outsmart old one-dimensional security approaches, regardless of how strong everyo ...


Are Exploit Kits Doomed? New F-Secure Threat Report Says Yes

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/10/16 -- Exploit kits face a disruptive future, according to F-Secure''s new Threat Report for 2015. The report, released today, details the trends and events in global cyber threats that hit consumers and companies last year.Prominent on last year''s malware scene were the Angler and Nuclear exploit kits, both of which, like the other top exploit kits, mostly took advantage of vulnerabilities in Flash to do their dirty work. But Sean Sull ...


New F-Secure Report Warns of Growth in Extortion Malware

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/15 -- New research from cyber security firm F-Secure points to an increase in the amount of malware designed to extort money from unsuspecting mobile phone and PC users. According to the new , malware such as premium SMS message sending trojans and ransomware continue to spread, making them a notable presence in today''s digital threat landscape.According to the report, 259 out of the total 574 known variants of the SmsSend family were identified ...


Personal Data Storage Makes Mobile Device Security a Must

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/13 -- Smartphones and tablets differ fundamentally from PCs when it comes to security. Mobile devices, while less prone to viruses and malware than PCs, are magnets for theft, in addition to being much more susceptible to real world risks such as damage and loss. In fact, an survey found that nearly one in ten Americans have lost their mobile device or had it stolen in the previous 12 months.*Smartphones' compact size, mobility, high value, and the s ...


Free F-Secure Online Scanner Tool Gets to the Root of It

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/13 -- free tool has been completely rebuilt to be faster, lighter and more powerful than before, and now even cleans up advanced rootkits, the most difficult-to-remove malware. The tool, downsized to a slim 5MB, is easy to use with just a couple of clicks. It cleans without actually installing itself to the PC -- so consumers can run it and then forget about it.With good reason, 44 percent of consumers confess to being insecure when surfing the web due t ...


Advanced Cyber Attacks Occur up to Once Every Three Minutes

MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/13 -- FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping today's new breed of cyber attacks, today announced the release of its 2H 2012 Advanced Threat Report. The report shows that malware activity has become so pervasive that organizations experience a malicious email file attachment or Web link as well as malware communication that evades legacy defenses up to once every three minutes.Drawing on data gathered from 89 million malware events and direct intellige ...


F-Secure's New Mobile Threat Report Details Abrupt Drop in Symbian Malware Threats From Previous Quarters; Android Malware Continues Upward Trend

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/07/13 -- In what may be the only good news for Symbian, latest shows a drop in malware targeting the declining platform to just four percent of all mobile threats detected in Q4 2012, down from an average of 26 percent in the first three quarters. Malware targeting Symbian was down to 19 percent of all mobile malware for 2012, down from 29 percent in 2011.301 total new threat families and variants were detected in 2012. Android malware continued to gain in i ...


It's Official: F-Secure Internet Security Offers Best Protection in the World

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- has won the Best Protection award for 2012 from the . Released last fall, Internet Security 2013 offers consumers proven best protection for their computer and online identity when browsing the web and shopping online. It also includes Banking Protection for an even safer online banking experience.AV-TEST's Best Protection award is presented to the best antivirus product of the year in terms of protection against malware infections caused by cur ...


F-Secure Deems 2012 the Year of the Exploit Kit

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/05/13 -- Business is booming for exploits, mobile malware is still dominated by Android and Symbian, and botnets are back and retooled, according to the new from Labs. Released in conjunction with , the report also provides tips for managing the cumbersome yet necessary problem of passwords."The world of malware today is commoditized and professionalized," said , Chief Research Officer at F-Secure. "We saw this especially in the second half of ...


Solutionary Research Reveals That 58 Percent of Vulnerabilities Targeted by Well-Known Exploit Kits Are Over Two Years Old; 70 Percent of Exploit Kits Originated in Russia

OMAHA, NE -- (Marketwire) -- 01/22/13 -- , the leading pure-play managed security services provider (MSSP), announced today that its Security Engineering Research Team () has released its . The report examines the threat landscape for the last quarter of 2012 and focuses specifically on exploit kits and malware trends. Research revealed that 58 percent of the vulnerabilities targeted by the most popular exploit kits in Q4 were more than two years old, that 70 percent of exploit kits reviewed we ...


80 Percent of Attacks in 2012 Were Redirects From Legitimate Sites and 27 Percent of All Cybercrime Was Linked to 'Blackhole' Exploit Kit

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 -- today released its , a detailed and interactive assessment of what's happened in IT security for 2012 and what's expected for 2013 -- from the ever-growing bring your own device (BYOD) movement to the increasing adoption of (and uncertainty around) the cloud to countless other security challenges faced by organizations of all sizes. The full report is available for download .2012 was a year of new platforms and modern malware -- what was once ...


Solutionary Research Reveals Cybercriminals Frequently Use UPS, Better Business Bureau Names to Disguise Phishing Emails Used for Malware Attacks

OMAHA, NE -- (Marketwire) -- 10/04/12 -- , the leading pure-play managed security services provider (MSSP), announced today the release of the , the first quarterly research report released by Solutionary's Security Engineering Research Team (). The report provides insights into current malware trends and key tactics used by cybercriminals to execute malware distribution attacks. Research revealed that the UPS and Better Business Bureau (BBB) brands were among the most commonly used by cyb ...


Cybercriminals Use Social Engineering Emails to Successfully Penetrate Corporate Networks

MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/25/12 -- FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping advanced cyber attacks, today announced the release of "Top Words Used in Spear Phishing Attacks to Successfully Compromise Enterprise Networks and Steal Data," a report that identifies the social engineering techniques cybercriminals use in email-based advanced cyber attacks. According to the report, the top words cybercriminals use create a sense of urgency to trick unsuspecting recipients into downlo ...


Advanced Cyber Attacks That Bypass Signature-Based Defenses Increase Dramatically; Growth in Infections up Nearly 400 Percent

MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/29/12 -- FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping advanced cyber attacks, today announced the release of its 1H 2012 Advanced Threat Report. According to the FireEye report, the first six months of 2012 saw continued increases of malicious infection activity and an intensified danger of email-based attacks as cybercriminals increasingly employed throw-away domains to infiltrate enterprise networks.The Advanced Threat Report is based on data from the FireEye Malw ...


Nexusguard DDoS Research Reveals 43 Percent Attack Increase in Asia-Pacific Region

HONG KONG, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/15/16 -- Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks increased 43 percent to more than 34,000 attacks in the second quarter of the year, according to ''s "." Nexusguard, the worldwide leader in DDoS security solutions, analyzes a network of vulnerable devices for new cyberthreats across country and organizational boundaries. The company scans attack data for trends in vectors, duration, sources and other characteristics to inform orga ...


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