Tuesday, May 18, 2021
TorrentLocker returns targeting users in Sweden and Italy

Ransomware hits Sweden and Italy

Forcepoint has reported that they have seen a resurgence of crypto ransomware TorrentLocker targeting users in Sweden and Italy. Initial reports suggest that users are being asked to pay up to...
RiskIQ issues Halloween warning

Malware nightmares on Halloween

Security vendor RiskIQ has warned of the risk of a Halloween nightmare from malware infected apps. The warning comes in a blog from Ian Cowger, Security Researcher, RiskIQ. Cowger wants people...
Twitter warns of state sponsored hackers

Twitter warns of state sponsored hackers

Twitter has begun to send out emails to an unknown number of users telling them that their accounts may have been targeted by state-sponsored actors. The emails first came to light at...
Cryptojacking on the rise

AdGuard calls out sites for cryptojacking failures

AdGuard has called out websites for putting, it claims, over 1 billion users at risk of cryptojacking. This is where code is placed on the device of visitors to the site...
Nisos investigates DeepFakes marketplace (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)

Underground market for DeepFakes not yet established

DeepFakes are a technique that alters an image by replacing the face of one individual onto the head and body of another. The phrase was originally coined in 2017 when it...
Forcepoint exposes Sledgehammer gamification of hacking

A sledgehammer to hack a site

Security vendor Forcepoint has released a new blog looking at the use of gamification to teach website hacking. The focus of the blog is around Operation Sledgehammer which is a Distributed...
NCA arrests 21 cybercriminals who used WeLeakInfo(Image Credit: Étienne Godiard on Unsplash)

NCA arrests 21 cybercriminals who used WeLeakInfo

21 UK-based customers of WeLeakInfo have been arrested by the UK National Crime Agency (NCA). The arrests were the culmination of a five-week operation against those buying stolen credentials from the...
Is Trickbot - the bindweed of malware? (Image Credit: Couleur from Pixabay)

Is Trickbot – the bindweed of malware?

There have been many attempts to take down Trickbot. Microsoft led the most recent in October 2010. However, like bindweed, which is almost impossible to eradicate, Trickbot was soon up and...
Blue Coat signs up Carbon Black

Blue Coat partners for Next-Gen Security

Blue Coat is to integrate the Carbon Black endpoint detection and response solution with Blue Coat's malware analysis and security analytics solutions. One of the problems with a lot of endpoint security...
Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools (Image Credit: AHMED HINDAWI on Unsplash)

Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools

Malware connecting to servers hosted in Russia has been found on laptops provided to schools. The malware was found when laptops provided by the Department for Education (DfE) arrived at a...


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Advanced creates new powerhouse in Education sector

Advanced has announced two acquisitions within the last two weeks within the EdTech sector. The latest was only signed on 17th May when it...
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3 tips on product management on what to build and when to launch

This is the 15th in a series of business tips from industry leaders that Enterprise Times has interviewed. Enterprise Times recently spoke to Andrew Kinder,...
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Metazoa announces automation for Salesforce Org Management Tool

Metazoa have announced that Metazoa Snapshot now features "Smart Deploy" functionality that automates hundreds of Salesforce org management tasks. The company are developers of...
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Kimble Connects up its customers

This week Kimble will hold its annual conference, Kimble Connect. This year it is virtual, and the PSA vendor has created a new format....
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 19

This is Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ Week 19. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be comprehensive but...
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Retail eCommerce news from week beginning 10 May 2021

Skava Commerce has announced new capabilities to its cloud microservices platform for B2B and B2C, @skava,#retail,#ecommerce
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PriceSpider launches solution to make all consumer touchpoint shoppable

PriceSpider, a provider of brand commerce technology has launched new technology within its Where To Buy product line. PriceSpider say this new technology is...
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Pulseway launches Siri shortcuts

Pulseway has again improved the capability of its mobile-first, cloud-first remote monitoring and management solution. This time it has added Siri Shortcuts. Enterprise Times...
Snyk targets C/C++ developers with FossID acquisition (Image Credit: Pete Linforth from Pixabay)

Snyk targets C/C++ developers with FossID acquisition

Snyk has acquired FossID for an undisclosed amount. The deal gives Snyk access to FossID’s tools for scanning C/C++ code for open source licences...
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Salesforce launches low-code innovation for building interactive apps

Salesforce has announced its latest low-code innovation for the Salesforce Platform — Dynamic Interactions. Salesforce says Dynamic Interactions drastically simplifies the process for building...
NTT Ltd reports a year of changing and surprising cyberattacks (Image Credit: Pedro Lastra on Unsplash)

NTT Ltd reports a year of changing and surprising cyberattacks

NTT Ltd has released its Global Threat Intelligence Report 2021. It focuses on a wide range of threats and challenges that NTT monitored and...
It's time to treat people, process and data equally (Image Credit: Christopher Robin Ebbinghaus on Unsplash)

It’s time to treat people, process and data equally

What do people, process and data have in common? They are the three key elements of your business and organisations are using automation to...
HelpSystems continues to expand with Beyond Security acquisition (Image Credit: Pete Linforth from Pixabay)

HelpSystems continues to expand with Beyond Security acquisition

HelpSystems has announced its latest acquisition, Beyond Security, for an undisclosed amount. The news comes just two months after Beyond Security release its latest...

ALT/AVE launches docStribute, built on Hedera

ALT/AVE has launched docStribute. This is a distributed ledger solution built on the Hedera Hashgraph network. It seeks to address the often under-considered paper...