Category : Security

Palo Alto Networks Research shows Philippine Companies take Cybersecurity Seriously

Palo Alto Networks has recently unveiled a new survey examining businesses’ attitudes towards cybersecurity across several markets in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand. The Palo Alto Networks research, conducted in February 2020 before the global escalation of COVID-19, revealed that Philippine companies are the most confident and proactive in dealing with […]

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Sophos: 82% of Philippine Organizations had Public Cloud Cybersecurity Incidents

Sophos just conducted a survey showing that 82% of Philippine organizations fall prey to public cloud cybersecurity incidents. That’s more than three quarters. Sophos, leading cybersecurity firm, raises awareness again for the public on the necessity of cybersecurity. They’ve taken context locally with this survey. The Sophos survey results show alarming numbers—100% of Philippine organizations […]

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Sophos: Bundlore Adware with Updated Safari Extensions, macOS Targeted

Sophos uncovered Bundlore adware targeting macOS users with updated safari extensions. Under the guise of one legitimate application, many unsecure and unwanted apps were found as adware. Bundlore is one of the most common “bundleware” installers for the macOS platform, accounting for 7% of total attacks received. This makes Bundlore #2 among the “badware” threats […]

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Sophos Offers Enhanced Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)— New Live Discover and Response Capabilities

Sophos has released its new Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) which makes for faster and easier threat detection. The new EDR 3.0 is available in Sophos Intercept X Advanced and Intercept X Advanced for Server with EDR. Sophos’ updated EDR can identify attacks faster to understand attacker behavior as well as reduce attacker dwell time. […]

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Sophos Investigates Netwalker Ransomware, Insights on Threat Actor

Sophos discovers third-party programs for carrying out attacks after delving deep into Netwalker. Many cybercriminals have been using the pandemic to their benefit. This leaves many companies more vulnerable than normal. Sophos, a leading cybersecurity firm, investigated the Netwalker ransomware which specifically targets large organizations instead of individuals. During investigations, Sophos uncovered a collection of […]

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Sophos Discover Ragnar Locker Ransomware: Virtual Machine to Hide Attacks

Sophos has discovered a new ramsomware called Ragnar Locker which uses virtual machines to evade detection. This new breed of ransomware targets managed service providers specifically. Sophos Labs reports a detected Ragnar Locker an Oracle VirtualBox Windows XP virtual machine. In order to conceal a 49 kB ransomware executable, the attacked composed of a 122 […]

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COVID-19 PH Hospitals Tighten Cybersecurity With PLDT

The sudden outbreak leaves PH hospital systems vulnerable to prying cybercriminals. Hospitals are now turning to strengthened cybersecurity strategies with PLDT to defend against these attacks. These cyberattacks are unfortunately very real and cybercriminals are truly targeting hospitals to their advantage. Moreover, even the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has taken notice on […]

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