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6 Things CISOs Must Do to Mitigate Risks from Log4j

Log4j has been tagged by security vendor Tenable as the "single biggest, most critical vulnerability of the last decade." MITRE rated the vulnerability as...

Indian Organizations Among Most Targeted for Ransomware; Most Pay Ransom

Most news on ransomware attacks is about U.S. organizations. We hear little about ransomware attacks in India, as few organizations report it. That’s not...

CISOs are Struggling with Continuous Security Debts: Surveys

With the increase in the volume of cyberattacks, security leaders are changing their cybersecurity measures accordingly. However, cybercriminals too become consistent in advancing their...

Sophos Suffers Data Breach; Small Subset of Customers Impacted

Cybersecurity firm Sophos is the latest victim of a data breach that affected a small subset of its customers’ information. The exposed information included...

Paying Ransom Doubles the Cost of Ransomware Attack: Research

Cybersecurity firm Sophos recently announced the findings of its global survey “The State of Ransomware 2020,” which revealed that paying ransom for data decryption...

Thoma Bravo Acquires Sophos for US$3.9 Billion

Cybersecurity firm Sophos is acquired by Thoma Bravo LLC, a private equity investment firm, in an all-cash deal of US$3.9 billion. Under the terms...

Mapua University Partners with Sophos to Offer Cybersecurity Courses

Mapua, a Philippines-based technology university, recently joined hands with the security firm Sophos Group to offer cybersecurity courses and training to university students. The...

Cyberattacks Concern Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in the U.K.

The small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the U.K. revealed that potential cyberattacks and malware infections trigger severe concern than staffing or cash flow...

Trello App Exposes Personally Identifiable Information of its Users

Craig Jones, global cybersecurity operations director at Sophos, has discovered that Trello, an app used for organizing personalized to-do lists and coordinating team tasks,...

Play Store Records 600 Million Fleeceware Installs

Researchers at Sophos, a U.K. based cybersecurity company, discovered a set of 25 fleeceware apps on Play Store having more than 600 million installs....

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