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Microsoft Azure alert for authentication bypass vulnerability in Linux products
A patch is currently available for this vulnerability, however many sysadmins are potentially unaware they have the OMI product installed and are at risk.
Financial services organisations spend over $2.62 million on ransomware recovery
Mid-sized financial services organisations in Asia Pacific and Japan spent more than US$2.62 million on average recovering from ransomware attacks.
Rise in cyberattacks, ransomware during COVID-19 boosts IT security skills
Increased security challenges during the pandemic offered IT teams a unique opportunity to build their cybersecurity expertise.
The importance of patching - ransomware attackers gain access in under a minute
According to Sophos threat researchers, Conti ransomware is currently incredibly active due to the dissolution of DarkSide, REvil and Avaddon.
The growing cybersecurity menace that is Droppers-as-a-Service
Droppers for hire are delivering bundles of malicious content to targets looking for cracked versions of popular business and consumer applications.
Ingram Micro onboards Sophos to Cybersecurity Solution Unit
Ingram Micro sees strong potential in Sophos products such as Extended Data Detection and Response (XDR).
Research uncovers connection between BlackMatter and DarkSide ransomware-as-a-service
Speaking about the two ransomware types, Sophos says it's not a simple case of rebranding.
Sophos brings Sydney data center online
The data center, which is hosted entirely by AWS, will provide additional support for customers using the Sophos range of cybersecurity products.
Retail sector top target for ransomware and data-theft extortion attacks during pandemic
"The impact of the pandemic introduced additional security challenges that cybercriminals were quick to exploit."
'Trash Panda as a Service' has been upgraded to steal cryptocurrency
Raccoon Stealer, a malware platform that rents out its services for $75 a week, has upgraded its services, according to a new report from Sophos.
Sophos to boost adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem with network detection and response
"Businesses of all sizes often miscalculate their assets and attack surface, both on-premises and in the cloud."
Sophos expands Linux cybersecurity ecosystem with Capsule8 acquisition
The deal is set to expand the Sophos portfolio of detection and response solutions and services for underprotected server and cloud environments.
Sophos uncovers unusual malware targeting users of pirated software
Sophos research finds an unusual cyberattack campaign using malware designed to block access to websites hosting pirated software.
Sophos unearths involvement of Lemon Duck crypto-mining malware in ProxyLogon attacks
The Lemon Duck cryptomining malware is being used to target unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers —giving it a 'firm foothold' in compromised servers.
New ransomware Epsilon Red discovered - how it works
New ransomware Epsilon Red has been found by Sophos researchers who detail the tools, techniques, procedures, and behaviour of the attackers behind it.
Sophos develops detection capabilities to thwart in-memory cyber threats
Fileless malware is a type of covert threat that injects code directly into the memory of a compromised machine, often to avoid detection.
Sophos and Ingram Micro set sights on cybersecurity market in A/NZ
Sophos and Ingram Micro have extended their partnership, which will see the distributor working to recruit new managed services partners to the Sophos MSP Connect Flex program.
Ransomware recovery costs increase as businesses are hit hard
Average ransomware recovery cost in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) has increased from US$1.16 million to US$2.34 million, more than doubling in one year.
'Catastrophic forgetting': What it is, and how to prevent it
AI has been used to combat cyber-threats for years. But there are many related pitfalls — and catastrophic forgetting is a major one.
Ransomware recovery costs more than doubled in past year
"The findings confirm the brutal truth that when it comes to ransomware, it doesn't pay to pay."
A look at the MS Exchange zero-days and how to protect your business
Every organisationusing Microsoft Exchange must patch their on-premise servers immediately and scan their networks for signs of malicious activity.
Why the rise of containers has created a vulnerability crisis
A rise in the use of Kubernetes and Docker services — and increased adoption of DevOps methodologies — have all contributed to the rise in popularity of containers. But as with all emerging technologies, there are risks.
Malicious cryptominer exploits MS Exchange Server vulnerabilities
"We are looking at yet another rapidly compiled, opportunistic and possibly experimental attack."
Cybersecurity budgets still not keeping up with threats — report
Executive teams are failing to recognise the level of damage cyber-threats pose to organisations, according to Sophos — many of them taking a ‘conservative approach’ to cybersecurity expenditure.