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Bitdefender wins “Product of the Year” Award

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Bitdefender Wins ‘Product of the Year’ Award from AV Comparatives Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity technology company protecting 500 million users worldwide, has won the top award of independent analysis firm AV-Comparatives after achieving the highest score possible in all seven rounds of testing in the past year for its Internet Security product. Bitdefender won …

Predictions for 2018: Zero-day exploits leaked and next level ransomware

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Predictions for 2018: Zero-day exploits leaked and next level ransomware As 2017 draws to an end, the Bitdefender threat analysis unit is already looking into the upcoming malware developments that will likely emerge in the year to come. Bitdefender experts predict an increase of zero-day exploits leaked from security agencies the world over, and massive …

Major hacks of 2017 and what to expect in 2018

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Major hacks of 2017 and what to expect in 2018 Each December, security researchers make predictions for the following year, and they always seems to sound the same: attacks will increase, malware will be more sophisticated because hackers are upping their game, so IT executives must secure their infrastructure or else. So what can enterprises …

Escalating Cybersecurity Threats for Small Businesses

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Escalating Cybersecurity Threats for Small Businesses Ransomware was a persistent threat throughout all of 2017, and things may be getting worse going into 2018, cautions Bogdan “Bob” Botezatu, senior e-threat analyst at cybersecurity firm Bitdefender. According to Bitdefender’s recent Global Threat Landscape Report for 2017, this year saw the emergence of over 160 ransomware families, …

Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet

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Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet The Internet has come a long way since two machines first digitally shook hands over a phone line. In 2016 alone, the billions of interconnected devices that make up the World Wide Web exchanged more than a zettabyte of data. While the explosive growth of the Internet can take a …

Poor cyber security is No. 2 reason M&A deals are abandoned

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The Security Risks of Mergers & Acquisitions Among the riskier activities enterprises can undertake are merging with or acquiring other businesses—and not just for the financial considerations involved. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) present a number of cyber security risks that might not even be on the radar screen when merger discussions first begin. A prime …

Simple Steps to Online Safety for Businesses

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What can businesses do to maximise their IT security This year has already set a record in terms of the number and type of data breaches and resulting collateral damage. Companies around the globe are researching and implementing new security measures to secure their data against a wider and more complete range of threats. Strengthen …