A week in security (December 30 – January 5)

A roundup of the previous week’s most notable security stories and events, including new web skimmer techniques, an explanation of edge computing, and more.

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New version of IcedID Trojan uses steganographic payloads

We take a deep dive into the IcedID Trojan, describing the new payloads of this advanced malware.

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SMBs lack resources to defend against cyberattacks, plus pay more in the aftermath

We take a look at the top challenges and threats to SMBs today, and recommend ways they can easily shore up their defenses.

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Cyber insurance: here to stay, whether we like it or not

We take a look at the many reasons people and businesses make use of cyber insurance, and ask if it’s as bad as (some) make it out to be.

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A week in security (September 9 – 15)

A roundup of the security news from September 9–15, including locking down AWS, mobile malware, phishing threats, and more.

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Compromising vital infrastructure: problems in education security continue

While educational organizations lack funding they are high on the target lists of cybercriminals. Does one fact lead to another?

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A week in security (July 8 – 14)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 8–14, including secure data sending, federal data privacy law, the Soft Cell attack, and more.

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Cellular networks under fire from Soft Cell attacks

We break down the recently revealed attacks on telco operators around the globe, targeting specific high-value individuals.

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A week in security (June 17 – 23)

A roundup of security news from June 17–23, including Android attacks, IoT mishaps, cities under fire from ransomware, and much more.

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New Mac cryptominer Malwarebytes detects as Bird Miner runs by emulating Linux

A new Mac cryptominer we call Bird Miner was found on pirated music production software that interestingly runs via Linux. Learn how this unique malware attempts, and ultimately fails, at using stealth techniques.

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