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  • Retailers warned of attacks using hard-to-spot PoS malware

    01.08.2014

    Retailers, beware: cyber crooks are increasingly targeting remote desktop applications by brute-forcing passwords, and are using that access to plant hard-to-detect PoS malware that scrapes and exfiltrates consumer payment data via an encrypted POST request.

  • Top 10 Facebook scams

    01.08.2014

    American singer and actress Taylor Swift has lost her scam mojo, as her fake sex tape spreading on Facebook was excluded from the top ten most successful scams, according to Bitdefender.

  • PC gamers increasingly under attack

    31.07.2014

    Many gamers either disable their security or remove it altogether, thereby sacrificing protection to maximize system performance and leaving themselves vulnerable to gaming-focused malware and cyber-attacks, according to a new study by Webroot.

  • New type of ransomware bucks established trends

    25.07.2014

    Ransomware is now one of the fastest growing classes of malicious software, says Kaspersky Lab researcher Fedor Sinitsyn.

  • Android Simplocker ransomware hits English-speaking users

    23.07.2014

    Simplocker, the first Android ransomware that actually encrypts files located on the device, has begun to target English-speaking users, ESET researchers warn.




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Patching: The least understood line of defense

Posted on 29 August 2014.  |  How many end users, indeed how many IT pros, truly get patching? Sure, many of us see Windows install updates when we shut down our PC and think all is well. Itís not.


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