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  • Who’s been hit with Pegasus spyware so far?

    Pegasus Spyware and Cyber Security oncept

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: International investigations indicate that authoritarian governments with specific agendas have installed Pegasus spyware on the phones of high-profile journalists, activists and business persons. The software is created, marketed and owned by the NSO group, which sells it to governments around the world. Pegasus spyware on iPhones and Androids enables spyware operators to see […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Aug 3, 2021
  • After refusing to pay ransom, hospital does one thing to continue activities

    Healthcare abstract background

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Hackers successfully infiltrated Witting Clinical Hospital in Bucharest and deployed a ransomware attack, encrypting troves of data and demanding Bitcoin payment in exchange for the decryption tool. However, the hospital refused to pay. Instead, they continued their activities by filling out patient data on paper. While the entire world is going paperless, it […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Aug 2, 2021
  • Modern cloud attacks at Black Hat USA 2021

    Black Hat 2021, Cyber Security Concept

    By Trisha Paine, Head of Cloud Security Product Marketing, Check Point Software Now in its 24th year, Black Hat USA returns July 31st-August 5th as a hybrid event, featuring real-time virtual trainings, and a two-day, in-person main conference taking place both at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas and online. Front and center at […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Aug 2, 2021
  • 10 top cyber security & tech newsletters you should subscribe to

    Cyber security newsletters, tech newsletters

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Ready to shake up your routine with newsletter subscriptions that can help you hit the ground running each day? Cyber security news, best practices and trends evolve at lightning speed. As everyone knows, bottling lightning is tough. These cyber security newsletters can help you keep up with the latest industry advances. As a […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Jul 30, 2021
  • Cloud security and the world of remote work

    Antonio Amador joined Check Point in 2015 as Country Manager for the northern part of Latin America and has more than 25 years of experience in IT and in the cyber security space.  His team has been recognized as worldwide leaders in the promotion and adoption of secure digital transformations in their region. Former employee […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Jul 29, 2021
  • Throwback Thursday: The evolution of connected vehicles

    Connected car concept

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The summer of 2020 may feel like a century ago, yet many of the questions and complexities that arose then continue to concern companies and consumers today. That’s why on this Throwback Thursday (#TBT) we’re reexamining the UN’s guidelines around connected vehicles and delving into connected car security. Also, check out a set […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Jul 29, 2021
  • Cloud security: It’s exactly the same, only different

    Ian Porteous

    Ian Porteous is the Regional Director for Security Engineering at Check Point Software Technologies. He leads the UKI team of over 40 security engineers supporting customers and partners of all sizes. With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Ian has been with Check Point for the past 13 years, through their transition from a […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Jul 28, 2021
  • Ransomware attacks on the transportation industry, 2021

    Transportation industry trends

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Transportation industry trends Transportation and logistics executives who develop cyber security strategies and who stay up-to-date concerning the latest cyber security threats can keep people, processes and goods moving around the clock. It’s tough to keep on truckin’ when you’re under a ransomware attack. Between June of 2020 and June of 2021, the […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Jul 28, 2021
  • Exotic programming languages: back to malware 101?

    Malware 101, exotic malware concept

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Cyber criminals now aim to evade cyber security detection through the use of “exotic” programming languages. These include Go, Rust, Nim and Dlang. Binaries composed in these languages are more complex, convoluted and difficult to decipher than those written in traditional programming languages. By and large, researchers believe that malware scripts written in […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Jul 27, 2021
  • Is your iPhone vulnerable to Pegasus spyware?

    Pegasus spyware, Pegasus security, How to check for Pegasus spyware

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Your iPhone may remain vulnerable to a series of exploitable remote code execution flaws. If you haven’t already updated your device, update now. The risk to enterprises is rated as high. Apple patched 40 bugs, but Pegasus spyware remains a threat. Apple recently announced the existence of a ream of code-execution vulnerabilities within […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Jul 26, 2021
  • Cloud security in industry 4.0

    Devin Partida, Editor-in-Chief, Rehack.com

    Devin Partida writes about cyber security and technology. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of ReHack.com.  Industry 4.0 is often called the fourth industrial revolution for plenty of good reasons. Both terms refer to the ongoing digitization and automation of public and private infrastructure. What is industry 4.0? Put simply, the phrase “Industry 4.0” is used to […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Jul 23, 2021
  • Has the criticality of cyber attacks reached upper management?

    Niels Zimmer Poulsen

    Niels Zimmer Poulsen is Head of Security Engineering at Check Point Software Technologies in Denmark. As the leader of his team of Security Engineers, Niels is responsible for finding the right IT security solutions for the company’s Danish customers. Niels Zimmer Poulsen has been employed at Check Point since 2015. In this outstanding interview, Niels […]

    Source: CyberTalk | Published: Jul 22, 2021