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  • Cylance debuts consumer version of its AI based antivirus software

    Cylance, one of a new breed of developers of antivirus software that relies on artificial intelligence and machine learning for its functionality, has begun offering a consumer version of its product in New Zealand and Australia.

    16 Nov. 17 13:13 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Why you should fear phishing more than data breaches

    A recent study from Google and UC Berkeley examined the various ways accounts are compromised, and determined that phishing attacks – not data breaches – pose the most risk to users when it comes to lost access.

    14 Nov. 17 01:00 Written by Steve Ragan
  • How to fool Face ID on the iPhone X

    ​A researcher in Vietnam has demonstrated how he apparently fooled Apple's face recognition ID software on its new iPhone X using a mask made with a 3D printer, silicone and paper tape.

    15 Nov. 17 08:19 Written by Reuters
  • ASD relaxes (a little) about social media

    Public servants still need to take care about what they share, but an update to key security advice for the Australian government has seen the removal of a recommendation that they avoid posting even the most banal details about their lives on websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

    13 Nov. 17 06:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Hacking costs hit Equifax

    Equifax has reported lower quarterly profit, and quarterly revenue missed estimates, as the credit bureau warned that its massive data breach had prompted some customers to hold back business.

    10 Nov. 17 16:50 Written by Reuters
  • Why weaponised ransomware is the ‘new DDoS attack’

    The global WannaCry ransomware attack launched a few months ago was unprecedented in relation to its scale; however it was highly unsuccessful in terms of profits, making an estimated few hundred thousand dollars from hundreds of thousands of victims.

    09 Nov. 17 13:58 Written by Michael Bosnar, Ivanti
  • Nepal bank latest victim in heists targeting SWIFT system

    A bank in Nepal is the latest victim in a string of cyber heists targeting the global SWIFT bank messaging system, though most of the stolen funds have been recovered, two officials involved in the investigation confirmed on Tuesday.

    08 Nov. 17 14:30 Written by Reuters
  • It’s AI versus AI in the cybercrime arms race

    Security experts are warning that the rising use of artificial intelligence by criminals will reduce both the time taken to breach a system and the interval between breach and exfiltration of sensitive data, and increase the effectiveness of phishing exercises by enabling the crafting of more personalised messages.

    07 Nov. 17 08:28 Written by Stuart Corner
  • IT Distribution moves full circle to VAD: WatchGuard's Randy Johnson

    WatchGuard Technologies continues its steadfast focus on delivering integrated, multi-function threat management appliances. A provider of network security appliances, the company has overhauled its distributor ecosystem as and when to ensure a profitable channel that caters to the changing security needs of the organizations globally. ChannelWorld India spoke exclusively to Randy Johnson, Director, Worldwide Distribution, WatchGuard on his recent India visit on the current state of network security, the distribution model and the channel ecosystem.

    07 Nov. 17 03:46 Written by By Yogesh Gupta

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