How to raise the cybersecurity poverty line and make companies more secure

The cybersecurity poverty line is a term that can help companies understand security gaps and build better awareness. Learn more about it and how it applies to your organization. As a system administrator, cybersecurity has been especially prominent on my mind for the past year as my organization has exclusively engaged in remote work. I'm … Continue reading How to raise the cybersecurity poverty line and make companies more secure

New Malware Downloader Spotted in Targeted Campaigns

Saint Bot is being used to drop stealers on compromised systems but could be used to deliver any malware. A relatively sophisticated new malware downloader has surfaced in recent weeks that, though not widespread yet, appears to be gaining momentum. Researchers at Malwarebytes recently spotted the Saint Bot dropper, as they have named it, being … Continue reading New Malware Downloader Spotted in Targeted Campaigns

What Does It Take To Be a Cybersecurity Researcher?

Behind the strategies and solutions needed to counter today's cyber threats are—dedicated cybersecurity researchers. They spend their lives dissecting code and analyzing incident reports to discover how to stop the bad guys. But what drives these specialists? To understand the motivations for why these cybersecurity pros do what they do, we decided to talk with … Continue reading What Does It Take To Be a Cybersecurity Researcher?

Microsoft: Windows 10 1909 reaches end of service next month

Microsoft has reminded users that Windows 10, version 1909 (also known as the November 2019 Update), will reach the end of service next month, in May 2021. Redmond stops providing technical support, bug and security fixes for newly discovered issues and vulnerabilities for products that reach their end of support. Customers who still use end … Continue reading Microsoft: Windows 10 1909 reaches end of service next month

Android malware found embedded in APKPure store application

Security researchers found malware embedded within the official application of APKPure, a popular third-party Android app store and an alternative to Google's official Play Store. Android users use the application to install apps and games hosted on APKPure's platform, supposedly identical to those available through the Play Store. The malware was discovered by Kaspersky and … Continue reading Android malware found embedded in APKPure store application