Avast CCleaner Hit by Another Attack: What’s the Issue?

It's happened again, the Avast CCleaner application has been hit by another supply chain attack. This most recent supply chain attack should serve as an important security reminder for everyone. … [Read more...]

Why MSPs Should Team Up with MSSPs

<p>Businesses are struggling to protect themselves against cyber threats. The threat landscape is always expanding, cybersecurity talent is scarce, and security solutions can get pretty complex, so companies increasingly turn to their Managed Service Providers (MSPs) for help.&nbsp;</p> Read More … [Read more...]

Tenable Research Finds New Vulnerabilities in Popular Blink Smart Security Cameras

Threat actors could gain complete control of the Amazon-owned security cameras to obtain personal information and launch further attacks Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced that its research team has discovered seven severe vulnerabilities in Amazon-owned Blink XT2 security camera systems. If exploited, the vulnerabilities could give attackers full control of an affected … [Read more...]

New Privilege Manager Release Extends Endpoint Protection for Macs

Apple products continue to grow in popularity. With strong iPhone X and 11 sales, Apple is boosting their smartphone market share. And it’s not just consumer products where we’re seeing growth. Enterprises are using Macs more and more and Thycotic is seeing significant growth in these devices and operating systems. Endpoints present a significant security risk: 85% of cyber attacks enter through … [Read more...]

ISO 50001: What you need to know about energy management systems

All organisations are looking to gain a competitive advantage. One way of doing this is to use resources more efficiently; after all, less consumption equals lower costs and higher profits.   Of course, responsible energy consumption has proven easier said than done over the years, even with growing public and government interest in pollution.  The fact is organisations need electricity and, in … [Read more...]

Please don’t buy this: smart doorbells

Though Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, the two shopping holidays were just precursors to the larger Christmas season—a time of year when online packages pile high on doorsteps and front porches around the world. According to some companies, it’s only logical to want to protect these packages from theft, and wouldn’t it just so happen that these same companies have the perfect … [Read more...]

A week in security (December 2 – December 8)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we took a look at a new version of the IcedID Trojan, described web skimmers up to no good, and took a deep dive into containerization. We also explored a report bringing bad news for organizations and insider threats, and threw a spotlight on a video game phish attack. Other cybersecurity news Delivery firm runs into trouble: A security researcher was able to pull … [Read more...]

AWS re:Invent 2019: The Future is in the Cloud

December started with a bang, culminating in the always exciting AWS re:Invent conference. Over 65,000 attendees made the trek to Las Vegas to get a grasp of the plethora of new updates at AWS and learn more about the different security vendors (including Perimeter 81) who were exhibiting at the conference.  After the action-packed week … The post AWS re:Invent 2019: The Future is in the … [Read more...]

A VPN is NOT A Security Tool! It’s in the Name

  Some may argue that VPNs enhance security (encrypted connections etc.) but their core aim is privacy – it’s in the name – virtual private network. … [Read more...]

Fake Elder Scrolls Online developers go phishing on PlayStation

A player of popular gaming title Elder Scrolls Online recently took to Reddit to warn users of a phish via Playstation messaging. This particular phishing attempt is notable for ramping up the pressure on recipients—a classic social engineering technique taken to the extreme. A terms of service violation? In MMORPG land, the scammers take a theoretically plausible deadline, crunch it into … [Read more...]