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Threat landscape for industrial automation systems for H2 2022

Year 2022 in numbers Parameter H1 2022 H2 2022 2022 Percentage of attacked ICS computers globally 31.8% 34.3% 40.6% Main threat sources Internet 16.5% 19.9% 24.0% Email clients 7.0% 6.4% 7.9% Removable devices 3.5% 3.8% 5.2% Network folders 0.6% 0.6% 0.8% Percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects from different categories were b
Publish At:2023-03-06 07:05 | Read:108517 | Comments:0 | Tags:Industrial threats Backdoor Industrial control systems Malwa

Cisco fixed critical RCE bug in ClamAV Open-Source Antivirus engine

Cisco addressed a critical vulnerability in the ClamAV open source antivirus engine that can lead to remote code execution on vulnerable devices. Cisco fixed a critical flaw, tracked as CVE-2023-20032 (CVSS score: 9.8), in the ClamAV open source antivirus engine. The vulnerability resides in the residing in the HFS+ file parser component, an attacker can
Publish At:2023-02-17 07:54 | Read:118392 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security CISCO ClamAV Hacking hacking news inf

Endpoint Security vs. Antivirus: A Comparison  

Switching from Antivirus to an Endpoint security solution will offer you not only better cybersecurity but also a centralized and easy-to-handle security management system.These two may look the same to an inexperienced eye but take a closer look. Then you will realize that they use different ways to protect you from viruses, spyware, adware ransomware, and
Publish At:2023-02-10 12:11 | Read:107301 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint security Virus security

Panda Free Antivirus, awarded Best New Endpoint by SE Labs

Panda Free Antivirus was submitted to SE Labs’ independent testing for the first time in 2022 and scored the award for Best New Endpoint solution. SE Labs is renowned for its endpoint and anti-malware testing. Every year they test anti-malware products using a range of detection and response tests, providing valuable information for security vendors an
Publish At:2023-02-09 09:55 | Read:144754 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security awards panda free antivirus Virus

Hackers Abuse Google Ads to Send Antivirus Avoiding Malware

A Google ads malvertising campaign was found using KoiVM virtualization technology to install the Formbook data stealer without being spotted by antiviruses.MalVirt loaders are promoted by threat actors in advertising that appears to be for the Blender 3D program. The downloads presented by the fraudulent sites try spoofing Microsoft, Acer, DigiCert, Sectigo
Publish At:2023-02-03 12:11 | Read:256896 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News Virus hack

Google ads push ‘virtualized’ malware made for antivirus evasion

An ongoing Google ads malvertising campaign is spreading malware installers that leverage KoiVM virtualization technology to evade detection when installing the Formbook data stealer.KoiVM is a plugin for the ConfuserEx .NET protector that obfuscates a program's opcodes so that the virtual machine only understands them. Then, when launched, the virtual machi
Publish At:2023-02-02 20:12 | Read:111679 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Virus

The Evolution of Antivirus Software to Face Modern Threats

Over the years, endpoint security has evolved from primitive antivirus software to more sophisticated next-generation platforms employing advanced technology and better endpoint detection and response.   Because of the increased threat that modern cyberattacks pose, experts are exploring more elegant ways of keeping data safe from threats. Signatu
Publish At:2023-02-02 15:37 | Read:135335 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Risk Management managed detection and response (MDR

iPhone Security: Do iPhones Need Antivirus?

Apple products are regarded as some of the most secure devices currently on the market. Designed with an array of security programs, tools and features, you may be wondering, do iPhones need antivirus software, too?  Apple’s operating system (iOS) provides iPhones and other Apple devices with security features that make it extremely difficult for malware to
Publish At:2023-01-25 18:03 | Read:216056 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Tips Virus security

The Big Difference Between Online Protection Software and Antivirus

Authored by Dennis Pang  Online protection software. Antivirus. The two words get used interchangeably often enough. But sure enough, they’re different. And yet directly related when you take a closer look.  The term “antivirus” has been with us for decades now, dating back to the first software that was designed to prevent computers from getting malware—mal
Publish At:2023-01-17 22:14 | Read:208328 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy & Identity Protection antivirus software online prot

VirusTotal cheat sheet makes it easy to search for specific results

VirusTotal has published a cheat sheet to help researchers create queries leading to more specific results from the malware intelligence platform.File search modifiers can assist with refining the output but the cheat sheet shows how they can be combined in real-world scenarios to find particular data.More targeted searchesIn a blog post on Monday,
Publish At:2022-12-20 20:10 | Read:175874 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Virus

Antivirus and EDR solutions tricked into acting as data wipers

A security researcher has found a way to exploit the data deletion capabilities of widely used endpoint detection and response (EDR) and antivirus (AV) software from Microsoft, SentinelOne, TrendMicro, Avast, and AVG to turn them into data wipers.Wipers are a special type of destructive malware that purposely erases or corrupts data on compromised systems an
Publish At:2022-12-09 16:12 | Read:191912 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Virus

The antivirus market continues to grow

A new report published by The Business Research Company has found that antivirus continues to be an essential tool for computer users across the world. According to the research, antivirus sales will continue to grow by 4% for the next four years. The report’s authors are clear about why the antivirus market continues to grow: cyberattacks involving malware
Publish At:2022-11-28 06:07 | Read:269778 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Antivirus security Virus

What is Antivirus and What Does It Really Protect?

Authored by Dennis Pang What is antivirus? That’s a good question. What does it really protect? That’s an even better question.  Over the years, I’ve come to recognize that different people define antivirus differently. Some see it as way to keep hackers from crashing their computers. Others see it as a comprehensive set of protections. Neither definition is
Publish At:2022-11-25 10:55 | Read:306943 | Comments:0 | Tags:Internet Security antivirus software what is antivirus ranso

A Hacker Was Jailed for 20 Years: He Earned $27 Million on Viruses

November 04, 2022 8 0 Author: Amanda Johnson A Hacker Was Jailed for 20 Years: He Earned $27 Million on Viruses The District Court
Publish At:2022-11-04 08:13 | Read:300156 | Comments:0 | Tags:Networks Hacking Internet News Tech Virus hack

Hacking group abuses antivirus software to launch LODEINFO malware

The Chinese Cicada hacking group, tracked as APT10, was observed abusing security software to install a new version of the LODEINFO malware against Japanese organizations.The targeted entities are media groups, diplomatic agencies, government and public sector organizations, and think tanks in Japan, all high-interest targets for cyberespionage.According to
Publish At:2022-10-31 12:12 | Read:244292 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Virus hack


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