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Current and Future Hacks and Attacks that Threaten Esports

by Mayra Rosario Fuentes and Fernando Mercês Esports has evolved from niche entertainment into a highly lucrative industry. Growing ad revenue and sponsorships allow the tournaments to grow; and as the tournaments grow, the prize pool grows as well. Of course, growing popularity and increased funds open up the entities involved to cybercriminals looking for […]

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Home and Away, All Year Round: How Can I Keep My Kids Safe Online?

We’re well into another school year in the US and elsewhere. For many parents and their kids, this can be a stressful time — demanding new routines, more study and longer days. But how many of us think about the potential extra cyber risks to our family that might also emerge during this time? The […]

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3 Ways for MSPs to Increase Their Managed Security Footprint

Managed service providers looking to increase their business often face the choice of whether to focus on finding new customers or expanding their existing base. But there’s a growing opportunity making the latter option especially appealing. The small and midsize businesses that comprise the bulk of the MSP customer base have a limited understanding of […]

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AutoIT-compiled Negasteal/Agent Tesla, Ave Maria Delivered via Malspam

By Miguel Carlo Ang and Earle Maui Earnshaw  We recently saw a malicious spam campaign that has AutoIT-compiled payloads – the trojan spy Negasteal or Agent Tesla (detected by Trend Micro as TrojanSpy.Win32.NEGASTEAL.DOCGC), and remote access trojan (RAT) Ave Maria or Warzone (TrojanSpy.Win32.AVEMARIA.T) – in our honeypots.  The upgrading of payloads from a typical trojan […]

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A New Playground for Cybercrime: Why Supply Chain Security Must Cover Software Development

Most organisations see supply chains as providers of physical goods and services. The supply chain management function in these companies usually provides the governance framework to reduce third-party risks and prevent hackers from stealing data, disrupting daily operations and affecting business continuity. But there’s another crucial part of this ecosystem which some organisations may be […]

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The Shared Responsibility Model

I’m often asked what the biggest cyberthreats are in the cloud. When people pose that question, they seem to be expecting an answer on par with a Hollywood movie plot. The truth is far simpler. The number one threat in the cloud today is service misconfigurations. Despite the cloud’s clear operating model, teams continue to […]

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Trend Micro Acquires Cloud Conformity

Developers who are responsible for managing their business’s IT infrastructure day-to-day often have to work with the technology providers they’re given. Our goal is to make sure our security solutions work for developers, providing seamless, automated security, rather than a roadblock to work around so you can do your job. Today’s acquisition of Cloud Conformity […]

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This Week in Security News: Trend Micro Launches its XDR Center in India and EU Reports 5G Cybersecurity Risks

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about Trend Micro’s new XDR Center in India that will help solve data sovereignty issues. Also, read about 5G network software use being a top security […]

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Fake Photo Beautification Apps on Google Play can Read SMS Verification Code to Trigger Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)/Carrier Billing

By Song Wang (Mobile Threat Analyst) At the start of the year, Google updated its permission requests in Android applications, and in particular, restricted access to SMS and CALL Log permissions. Google also added requirements for non-default applications (or those that don’t provide critical core features), allowing them to prompt and ask users for permission […]

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This Week in Security News: How a Partnership can Advance DevSecOps and Cybersecurity Issues in the Midwest and South U.S.

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about how Trend Micro’s partnership with Snyk will advance DevSecOps. Also, read about cyber attacks affecting hospitals in Alabama and Indiana as well as disregarded cybersecurity […]