October 15th, 2015
We’re often asked how Defendpoint works in a datacenter environment, how customers can achieve the same level of control over servers as they can with their endpoints.
When it comes to data breaches, servers represent one of the largest targets for both external and insider attacks. The risks around servers are often amplified by the fact that users login with highly privileged accounts.
- June 28th, 2017
On June 27, 2017 a number of organisations across Europe began reporting significant system outages caused by a ransomware strain referred to as Petya. The ransomware is very similar to older Petya ransomware attacks from previous years, but the infection and propagation method is new, leading to it being referred to as NotPetya. Due to the sudden and significant impact of the attack, it was immediately likened to the WannaCry outbreak causing concerns globally.
- June 27th, 2017
Firms across the globe have been hit by a variant of the Petya or Petwrap strain of ransomware impacting Windows servers, PCs, and laptops. Initial reports suggest this latest attack struck The Ukraine initially but it has quickly spread to many other countries including Russia, Spain, France, the UK, The Netherlands, and the US. Currently the attackers are asking for $300 worth of Bitcoins to retrieve access to data.
- June 13th, 2017
- April 28th, 2017
The much anticipated 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report from Verizon was launched this week and once again it highlights some interesting and concerning security trends.
- March 9th, 2017
With news breaking on the CIA’s ability to listen in via Smart TVs, many will be alarmed by the breadth of the exploits WikiLeaks has uncovered. The security industry has been warning of the dangers of Internet of Things devices for a long time and just last week, a hack on internet-connected teddy bears was making the headlines.