This Week in Security News: Cloud Risks and Container Vulnerability

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 this year’s current uses and emerging risks of the cloud. Also, find out what new vulnerability was found in containers. Read on:  Attacking Containers and…
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Don’t Blame Employees who fall for a BEC scam!

The BBC reports that a media company based in Scotland is now suing a former employee who fell for a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam. In the scam, the employee received emails which appeared to be from the managing director and requested wire transfers. The employee worked with her line manager on the first payment…
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Part 2: Mobile Banking and Buying: Best Practices

In the first part of this two-part blog, we outlined the kinds of banking and buying you can do on your mobile device, but also the things to watch out for. You might have noticed that our cautionary notes center around four threat vectors you need to track to stay safe: device, app, network, and…
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The Cloud in 2019: Current Uses and Emerging Risks

In the current tech landscape, one would be hard-pressed to find an organization that operates without the help of cloud environments and capabilities. From data storage and document sharing to enabling remote access and communication, the cloud represents the most critical linchpin of today’s IT-focused business processes. What’s more, the power of the cloud is…
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Attacking Containers and runC

This week a new vulnerability was published (CVE-2019-5736) that highlights everything bad and good about containers. Simply put, this vulnerability can be exploited using an infected container to attack the host. It’s a real world example of a breakout attack that has long been a major concern in virtualized and container environment. Here, the attack…
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Part 1: Mobile Banking and Buying – The Good and the Bad

Banking and buying with your mobile device is powerful and convenient—and in some ways safer than using your bank card. You can check your balance, make secure payments, deposit checks, and transfer funds. You can even connect your debit or credit card to Apple or Google Pay (or another payment service) for quick and easy…
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Cyber Risk Index – A Guide for CISOs and IT Security

Trend Micro has partnered with the Ponemon Institute to develop a new Cyber Risk Index (CRI), which is intended to help CISOs and their IT Security teams better understand the current cyber risk compared to similar businesses of their size and industry. The CRI is based on a survey conducted by Ponemon to more than…
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Announcing Trend Micro Security for Microsoft Edge

  Browsing the web securely with Microsoft Edge (the browser recommended by Microsoft for Windows 10 users and the default browser in Windows 10 S-mode) is a safer bet than ever before with Trend Micro Security for Microsoft Edge—a unique three-in-one browser extension that provides web threat protection, ad blocking, and password management, all in…
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This Week in Security News: Consumer Data and Malware

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 what security issues and critical threats will impact consumer data this year. Also, learn about a malicious Adobe app targeting macOS systems. Read on:  Keys to…
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Trend Micro Security’s 2019 Release Protects You Better Than Ever Against Ransomware, Coin-mining, Banking, and E-Commerce Threats

2019 has barely gotten started, but by Q4 of 2018 Trend Micro had already seen a 956% increase in coin-mining malware detections for the year-to-date—right alongside the persistent threat of ransomware and online banking and e-commerce hacks designed to steal your identity or your money. Folks can take heart, however, with the latest release of…
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