Even with a layered defence in place, it cannot be left to stagnate as the nature of threats will change over time and older defences may not be designed to combat new attacks.
LockPoS, a point-of-sale malware program discovered in 2017 stealing payment card data from computers' memory, is now using a new malware injection technique designed to bypass antivirus hooks and evade detection.
A new Kaspersky Lab report states that the company's threat detection technologies identified an average of 360,000 malicious files per day in 2017, an 11.5 percent increase over the previous year, and a five-fold increase since 2011.
Researcher uncovers method of hijacking the functionality of some AV tools in order to compromise endpoints. Trend Micro, Emisoft, Ikarus, Kaspersky, Check Point's ZoneAlarm and Malwarebytes have fixed their offerings.
A free mobile anti-virus app developed by the DU group, a developer of Android apps, has been found to collect user data without the device owners' consent.
The admission from Microsoft comes as Kaspersky Lab is suing the company for antitrust violations.
One in ten Brits have been victimised by cyber-fraud when not protected by paid-for cyber-security software.
Antivirus firm issues a patch for its endpoint protection software as Google security researchers alert them to remote code execution vulnerabilities.
Screens on a vital medical monitor went blank in the middle of a heart procedure in the US - officials blame human error for misconfigured AV software.
Google's mysterious project zero have shown that Trend Micro accidentally left a remote debugging tool in several of its products.
Kaspersky Lab's new malware count falls as cyber-criminals look to save money - but other AV providers dispute Kaspersky's figures.
Peer‐to‐Peer (P2P) file sharing tracker initially condemned due to false positive
More than 125 security professionals were asked about the greatest risks that organisations face today as well as the influence of various solutions and architectures.