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, a Georgia bill has the potential to threaten security researchers, and a new report says 77 percent of businesses lack a cybersecurity response plan.
Read on to learn more.
We discovered a new campaign targeting organizations in Turkey, Pakistan and Tajikistan that has some similarities with an earlier campaign named MuddyWater, which hit various industries in several countries, primarily in the Middle East and Central Asia.
Tropic Trooper levels its campaigns against Taiwanese, Philippine, and Hong Kong targets, focusing on their government, healthcare, transportation, and high-tech industries.
With the European Union’s GDPR date fast approaching, Trend Micro been working hard to make sure our already strong security culture and policies will align with the new regulation.
The pending GDPR and privacy laws could have a substantial impact on information regarding suspicious domains or potential cybercrime.
Security researchers are worried by the Senate Bill 315, created by Georgia Sen. Bruce Thompson, threatens to criminalize security researchers.
Researchers have discovered malware so stealthy it remained hidden for six years despite infecting at least 100 computers worldwide.
Exploits for the notorious Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities may still just be working proofs of concept (PoC) or reportedly experimented on for now, but it’s only a matter of time before threat actors fully weaponize them.
New data has found that global business spend on cybersecurity solutions will grow by 33% over the next four years, reaching $134 billion annually by 2022.
Jun Ying, former CFO of a U.S. business unit of Equifax, has been charged with insider trading.
A study revealed that 77 percent of respondents still lack a formal cybersecurity incident response plan.
How to steal 143 million customer records without anybody noticing.
The report covers ransomware’s bigger outbreaks, thriving BEC scams and crypto-related cybercrimes.
The GDPR is reminding business owners that they’re responsible for protecting and controlling their data.
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