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User passwords and email addresses compromised in Reddit breach
Its primary access points for code and infrastructure had required two-factor authentication via SMS, and the main attack intercepted the text.
Despite more training, SMBs feel unprepared for cyberattacks - Webroot
"One of the most effective strategies to keep your company safe is with a layered cybersecurity strategy that can secure users and their devices."
VPNFilter malware enslaving home networking devices worldwide
A malware called VPNFilter is quickly becoming the security emergency of the year as the number of infections rises & few ways to defend against it.
Data privacy regulations causing headaches for AU businesses
"IT and HR teams need to work together to make sure all employees are trained, and continue to be trained on compliance requirements."
You are invited: Master the keys to securing your IT environment
The half-day events will provide an opportunity for MSPs to gain in-depth knowledge about cutting-edge technologies, MSP market trends.
Auckland, you’re invited: Secure your spot at the MSP event of the year
Are you ready to become an MSP trailblazer?
Report finds legacy cybersecurity a cinch for modern cybercrime
Data collected in 2017 shows that attacks like ransomware and cryptojacking are easily bypassing legacy security solutions due to lax businesses.
Analyst taps Webroot as “trail blazer” in APT protection
Webroot says it was recognised by Radicati Group for its real-time, cloud-based approach to preventing malware.
LogRhythm SIEM gets a boost with Webroot threat intelligence & IP reputation services
"Through our partnership, LogRhythm can provide its customers with proactive protection against modern threats," comments Webroot.
Where to focus your threat protection strategies this year
Some might think that by now organisations would have come to a point where they are a step ahead of criminals.
Round 2: New line-up of cybersecurity maestros comment on Uber breach
We covered an expert commentary story of the Uber breach - this is round 2 with Check Point, Barracuda, Digital Shadows, Mimecast, and Webroot.
Plenty more phish in the sea: 1.4 million of them each month, says Webroot
"With the personalisation used by cybercriminals, it’s difficult for hardened security professionals to determine which emails are safe or infected."
Experts comment: Behind the Bluetooth 'BlueBorne' zero-days
As news spreads of the Bluetooth zero-day that affects more than 5 billion devices, security experts are warning users to use Bluetooth with caution.
New Webroot boss flags ANZ markets as 'great potential'
Webroot’s new global chief executive has flagged Australia and New Zealand as an area of ‘great potential’ for the cybersecurity vendor.
Webroot pops the bubbly for another successful year
The cybersecurity vendor posting 15 percent year-over-year bookings growth for its fiscal year ending June 2017 as well as sealing a number of awards.
Webroot takes over Securecast in move to take cyber awareness training to mass market
Webroot has officially acquired security awareness training platform Securecast and has plans to take the new integrated solution to the mass market.
UK SMBs estimate average cost of cyberattack more than £730,000
UK SMBs estimated the average cost of a cyberattack where their customer records or critical business data were stolen at an eye-watering £737,677.
Webroot launches SecureAnywhere certification program
Webroot has launched a free SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection certification program, saying it will enable reseller to improve revenues.
Hackers steal $32m of ethereum cryptocurrency – expert commentary and advice
In the second heist this week, hackers have stolen around US$32 million - Webroot senior threat analyst shares his commentary and insights.
To pay or not to pay; protecting your business against the rising threat of ransomware
f you think you’d elect to pay, there’s no better time than now to improve your security practices as you will become a target for further attacks.
Japanese teenager caught making and sharing ransomware
A Japanese teenager has been caught for creating and distributing a ransomware campaign.
Kaseya & Webroot craft new security offering for MSPs
"Through this partnership, our customers will have peace of mind in knowing that they can manage, automate and protect all of IT."
The cyber threats you’ll face in 2017 - and tips for defending against them
The threats that can send your organisation into chaos within a matter of seconds.
Australia amongst top 10 for high-risk URLs – and most of those are for phishing
‘Polymorphism’ was the word of 2016, which describes each instance as unique and undetectable by traditional signature-based security approaches.