Davey Winder

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Attack of the cyber-bees: self-learning hivenets to replace botnets in 2018

Highly destructive, self-learning 'swarmbots' driven by hivenets will be the threat trend for next year said Fortinet global security strategist, Derek Manky, speaking at the vendors International Media Conference in Nice this week.

Will IETF proposal be the end of enterprise middlebox traffic snooping?

Is the ability to effectively bypass monitoring middleboxes is a good thing, both for the enterprise and more broadly network security?

Russian hackers silently threaten global financial organisations

A new bankrobber Trojan has been identified by researchers at Kaspersky Lab, quietly stealing money direct from the banks themselves rather than targeting customers.

DUMB ransomware attacks Iranian targets via compromised VPN

Maher, Iran's Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (CERTCC), has warned that 'Tyrant' ransomware is being distributed in the country via a compromised VPN app, undermines trust in IT dept.

Enterprise security budgets slashed by a third; is spend appropriate?

Enterprises seem to be getting the message, at last, that security posture cannot be measured by pocket depth as budgets get cut by a third.