INTERPOL Collaboration Reduces Cryptojacking by 78%

Cybercriminals are often seen as having the upper hand over the “white hat” community. After all, they’re anonymous, can launch attacks from virtually anywhere in the world, and usually have the element of surprise. But there’s one secret weapon the good guys have: Collaboration. That’s why Trend Micro has always prioritized its partnerships with law…
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Google Play and Microsoft Stores Delete Suspected Compromised Apps

Recently, Google Play Store and Microsoft Store both deleted multiple applications from their online stores, because the apps were malicious. Google deleted a total of 29 beauty camera apps from its Play Store, most of which show users pornographic contents or send them to phishing websites. The malicious beauty camera apps, discovered by Trend Micro, looked legitimate, but…
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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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This Week in Security News: Air Canada and Cryptojacking

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, Air Canada reported a data breach that exposed passport details for more than 20,000 customers on their mobile app. Also, Trend Micro’s Midyear Security Roundup reported an…
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Cybercriminals Changing Tactics as Seen in First Half Report

Today, Trend Micro released its first half 2018 security roundup report in which we want to share the threat intelligence we discovered through the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ that allows us to identify the threats that have targeted our customer base. Below are some thoughts I’d like to share with you about these trends…
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The trend toward cryptojacking: What it is and how businesses can prevent it

Digital attacks have evolved quite a bit in recent years. First, businesses and researchers observed a rash of ransomware, wherein encryption was exploited to lock users out of their data and files in an attempt to collect financial ransom. Now, the next big wave in cybercriminal strategy has come, involving increasingly popular cryptocurrencies and the…
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This Week in Security News: Cyber Leads and Email Frauds

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, The Trump Administration added a cyber lead at Homeland Security and the Energy Department. Also, the FBI announced the arrest of 74 “email fraudsters” on Monday. Read…
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Don’t be a Coinmining Zombie – Part 2: How Do You Protect Yourself from being Cryptojacked?

Safe behaviors to protect yourself from cryptojacking follow the familiar rules you should adhere to every day to protect yourself against viruses, worms, bots, and malware, including ransomware, which are typically pushed to you through phishing techniques and social engineering:     Strengthen your network device’s credentials (e.g., your router), to make it less open…
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