Fortinet, a global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, today advised organisations and computer users to brace and take immediate action against a new ransomware variant called Petra that is sweeping across the world. The ransomware is currently having an impact on a wide range of industries and organizations, including critical infrastructure such as energy, banking, and transportation systems.
Kaspersky Lab’s analysts are investigating the new wave of ransomware attacks targeting organizations across the world. Our preliminary findings suggest that it is not a variant of Petya ransomware as publically reported, but a new ransomware that has not been seen before. That is why we have named it NotPetya.
With more than 60 million active social media users as of last year logging an average daily use of 4.17 hours, Filipinos spend more time on social media compared to anyone else in the world, according to We Are Social’s Digital in 2017 Southeast Asia report.
The crippling financial implications of online banking security incidents have been brought to light by the latest Kaspersky Lab report into cybersecurity threats in the financial sector. The report shows that an accident involving a bank’s online banking services costs the organization $1,754,000 on average – that’s double the price of recovering from a malware incident, which costs as much as $825,000 on average to resolve.
My parents never had it easy with me when I was growing up, being the youngest and the most mischievous child. When I got caught for my misdeeds, there was always punishment which involved a cane followed by a lot of tears, and a couple of “sorry, I won’t do it anymore” apologies.
Although the majority of industrial organizations believe they are well-prepared for cybersecurity incidents, this confidence may be not well-founded: every second ICS company experienced between one and five incidents last year, according to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab. On average, ineffective cybersecurity costs industrial organizations up to $497K per year.
Super 8 Retail Systems Inc. Creates a Significant Boost in Warehouse Productivity with JDA and GenieTech
Super 8 aims to optimize cost and create a significant boost in their warehouse operations with JDA Warehouse Management System. Founded in 2006, Super 8 Retail Systems, Inc. opened its first seven (7) outlets after it assumed the Uniwide Sale’s grocery business. Now, it has 60 branches that serve consumers and resellers in strategic locations from North to South Luzon.
Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) has achieved a ‘Recommended’ rating in the 2017 NSS Labs, a leader in independent security product testing and research, Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) Group Test. This is the 14th consecutive time since 2011 that the company has been recognized by NSS Labs for the “Recommended” rating.