Category : Security

PH Board Level Executives assume they’ll never have cyber attacks, Sophos survey reveals

Sophos today announced the findings of the third edition of its survey report, The Future of Cybersecurity in Asia Pacific and Japan, in collaboration with Tech Research Asia (TRA). According to Sophos, the study reveals a lack of PH board executives’ awareness of cybersecurity, and a broad assumption from executives that their company will never […]

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Sophos uncovers Squirrelwaffle malware & financial fraud attacks using the same vulnerable Exchange server

Sophos recently published research detailing an incident when the Squirrelwaffle malware loader was used in conjunction with the ProxyLogon and ProxyShell exploits to target an unpatched Microsoft Exchange server andmass distribute Squirrelwaffle to internal and external recipients by inserting malicious replies onto employees’ existing email threads. The researchers discovered that while the malicious spam campaign […]

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PLDT and Microsoft seal partnership for Cyber Threat Intelligence Program

PLDT and Microsoft today announced a strategic partnership to work together through Microsoft’s Cyber Threat Intelligence Program (CTIP), a move that aims to strengthen the country’s digital borders and infrastructure security against cyber threats. The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to drive work and learning onto virtual ecosystems, and this increase of online usage and behavior […]

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Sophos Extends Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem with Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA)

Sophos recently announced Sophos ZTNA, the only zero trust network access (ZTNA) offering that fully integrates with an industry-leading, next-generation endpoint solution – Sophos Intercept X – providing advanced endpoint protection and zero trust network access with a single agent. Sophos ZTNA introduces a transparent and scalable security model for connecting users and devices to […]

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Sophos Premiers Sophos Switch Series to Strengthen and Simplify Connectivity at the Access Layer

Sophos recently released the Sophos Switch Series, featuring a range of network access layer switches to connect, power and control device access within a Local Area Network (LAN). The new offering adds another component to Sophos’ secure access portfolio, which also includes Sophos Firewall and Sophos Wireless. “Sophos Switch seamlessly integrates with the Sophos adaptive […]

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SOPHOS reports AvosLocker Ransomware Uses AnyDesk in Safe Mode to Launch Attacks

SOPHOS recently released new research about AvosLocker ransomware in the article,“ AvosLocker Remotely Accesses Boxes, Even Running in Safe Mode .” Sophos explains how attackers attempt to bypass security controls by using a combination of Windows Safe Mode and the AnyDesk remote administration tool. Windows Safe Mode is an ITsupport method for resolving IT issues […]

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The retail sector became a top target for Ransomware during the Pandemic – SOPHOS State of Ransomware in Retail

Sophos published the “State of Ransomware in Retail,” which looks at the extent and impact of ransomware attacks on mid-sized retail organizations worldwide during 2020. The results show how retail organizations became a prime target for ransomware during the COVID-19 pandemic, when many retailers started trading online for the first time simply in order to […]

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Education sector, hardest hit by ransomware in 2020 – SOPHOS

SOPHOS recently published the “Sophos State of Ransomware in Education 2021,” which looks at the extent and impact of ransomware attacks on educational institutions worldwide during 2020. As the Philippines continues to be on lockdown, virtual classes are still the safest option so students can continue to learn. However, digital transformation comes with cybersecurity risks. […]

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Sophos Unveils XGS Series Firewall Appliances

Sophos unveiled its new XGS Series firewall appliances with unrivaled performance and advanced protectionagainst cyberattacks. The new appliances feature industry-best Transport Layer Security (TLS) inspection, including native support for TLS 1.3, which is up to five times faster than other models available on the market today. Powered by Sophos Firewall’s Xstream architecture, XGS Series appliances […]

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