DNS Hijacking Campaign Targets Organizations Globally

January 11, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Attackers believed to be working out of Iran have manipulated the DNS records of dozens of organizations around the globe to intercept and record their network traffic in what appears to be a large and growing espionage campaign. Among those affected are commercial entities, government organizations, Internet infrastructure providers, and telecommunications firms in North America, […]

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CloudEndure Confirms Acquisition by Amazon Web Services

January 11, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

It’s official: Amazon Web Services (AWS) has acquired Israeli cloud disaster recovery and backup specialists CloudEndure. The news had been rumoured over the past few days, yet a short announcement from CloudEndure this morning confirmed the news. The company said no more other than that the acquisition “expands [its] ability to deliver innovative and flexible […]

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How to Prevent Phishing Attacks

January 10, 2019 Published in: Security Author: Vedran Bozicevic

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Phishing is a method employed by cyber-criminals to access email accounts and systems using deception rather than defeating security protections. In basic phishing attacks, cyber-criminals send an email that appears to be legal, tempting the victim to open an attachment or click on a link. This click could result in loading malware onto the victim’s […]

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State of Cloud Computing Report 2019: Cloud Spending is on the Rise

January 8, 2019 Published in: Cloud Author: Vedran Bozicevic

We’re proud to announce that State of Cloud Computing 2019 report is out. It analyzes latest cloud computing trends and predicts future trends.  It’s based on the latest industry data gathered from companies across the world. Key insights Enterprise cloud spending is on the rise – cloud IT infrastructure spending increased to $57.2 billion, reflecting […]

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The Attack Surface is Growing Faster Than it Has at Any Other Point in the History of Technology

January 7, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Avast launched its annual Threat Landscape Report, detailing the biggest security trends facing consumers in 2019 as collected by the Avast Threat Labs team. Some of the key security trends that will evolve or continue to impact consumers in 2019 include: The dawn of adversarial AI IoT threats will become more sophisticated Router attacks will […]

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How Intel Has Responded to Spectre and Meltdown

January 7, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

In January of 2018, the world was introduced to two game-changing CPU vulnerabilities, Spectre and Meltdown, that brought “speculative execution side-channel vulnerability” into the enterprise IT security lexicon. Since then, a number of variants of the initial vulnerabilities have been found, along with new vulnerabilities taking advantage of similar functions within the CPUs. Early on, […]

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Emotet Malware Gets More Aggressive

January 4, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Emotet, a nasty botnet and popular malware family, has proven increasingly dangerous over the past year as its operators adopt new tactics. Now armed with the ability to drop additional payloads and arriving via business email compromise (BEC), it’s become a major threat to organizations. Security watchers are wary of Emotet, which was among the […]

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Attackers Use Google Cloud to Target US, UK Banks

January 4, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

A malicious email campaign has been found abusing a Google Cloud Storage service to host a payload sent to employees of financial services organizations, Menlo Labs researchers report. The threat appears to have been active in the US and UK since August 2018. Victims receive emails containing links to archive files; researchers say all instances […]

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Multi-CDN Technology Overview

January 2, 2019 Published in: CDN Author: Vedran Bozicevic

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Multi-CDN is a strategy of using more than one CDN provider in order to further improve latency, uptimes and cost efficiency on a global scale.Recently we have received many questions from our customers about the multi-CDN technology, so we’ve decided to write this quick overview to clarify how multi-CDNs work, and how you can easily […]

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Ten New Data Centers: Cloudflare Expands Global Network to 165 Cities

December 21, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Cloudflare announced the addition of ten new data centers across the United States, Bahrain, Russia, Vietnam, Pakistan and France (Réunion). They’re delighted to help improve the performance and security of over 12 million domains across these diverse countries that collectively represent about half a billion Internet users. The global network now spans 165 cities, with […]

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