Microsoft Windows Defender fights off massive currency miner attack

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/09/microsoftt-fights-currency-miner/ Microsoft has stopped a large scale malware distribution campaign that tried to infect almost 500,000 Windows PCs with a cryptocurrency miner. Windows Defender antivirus software detected 80,000 instances of … Read more

Ransomware gives way to miners as cyber criminals follow the money

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/currency-miners-replace-ransomware/ Cyber criminals have started using sophisticated infection methods and techniques borrowed from targeted attacks in order to install mining software on attacked PCs within organizations says Kaspersky Lab. Some 2.7 … Read more

AlgoSec launches network security policy management as a service

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/network-security-policy-as-a-service/ Managing security policy can be a headache for organizations with lots of users. But now business-driven security policy management specialist AlgoSec is launching as as-a-service policy management solution. AlgoSaaS … Read more

Tesla hack demonstrates need to prioritize data security

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/06/tesla-hack-demonstrates-need-to-prioritize-data-security/ The words “data security” made news once again last month when researchers revealed that Tesla’s AWS cloud systems were compromised for the purpose of cryptojacking. Cryptojacking, which is defined … Read more