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Takeaways from Trend Micro's 2021 Security Predictions
Cyber Threats

Takeaways from Trend Micro's 2021 Security Predictions

The onset of the new decade has challenged the cybersecurity sector — and industries as a whole. What will change? We identify some of the drivers that will underpin organizations’ priorities in 2021.

Articles, News, Reports December 08, 2020

XDR investigation uncovers PlugX, unique technique in APT attack

Through the Apex One with Endpoint Sensor (iES), we discovered an APT attack wherein an attacker utilized sophisticated techniques in an attempt to exfiltrate sensitive information from a company.

Research Jan 20, 2021

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Research Jan 20, 2021

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VPNFilter Two Years Later: Routers Still Compromised

We look into VPNFilter, an IoT botnet discovered over two years ago, to see why there are still routers infected by the malware and what else can be done to minimize its potential risks.

Research Jan 19, 2021

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Research Jan 19, 2021

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Cyber Threats

This Week in Security News - Jan. 15, 2021

January Patch Tuesday Repairs Critical MS Defender RCE Bug and Authorities Take Down World's Largest Illegal Dark Web Marketplace

Expert Perspective Jan 15, 2021

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Expert Perspective Jan 15, 2021

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The Top Worry In Cloud Security for 2021

The cloud is an environment full of potential, providing easy access to technologies that weren’t available a decade ago. However, its not always as sunny as it seems. Continue on to read about the top worry in cloud security for the upcoming year.

Expert Perspective Jan 13, 2021

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This Week in Security News - Jan 8, 2021

Investigation Launched into Role of JetBrains Product in SolarWinds Hack and TeamTNT Now Deploying DDoS-Capable IRC Bot TNTbotinger

Expert Perspective Jan 08, 2021

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Ransomware

Expanding Range and Improving Speed: A RansomExx Approach

RansomExx is a ransomware variant responsible for several high-profile attacks in 2020. We take a look at its current techniques which include the use of trojanized software to deliver malicious payloads and an overall short and fast attack.

Research Jan 06, 2021

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Research Jan 06, 2021

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An Overview of the DoppelPaymer Ransomware

In early December 2020, the FBI issued a warning regarding DoppelPaymer, a ransomware family that first appeared in 2019. Its activities continued throughout 2020, including incidents that left its victims struggling to properly carry out their operations.

Research Jan 05, 2021

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Research Jan 05, 2021

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APT & Targeted Attacks

Earth Wendigo Injects JavaScript Backdoor to Service Worker for Mailbox Exfiltration

We discovered a new campaign we named Earth Wendigo that has been targeting several organizations in Taiwan - since May 2019, aiming to exfiltrate emails from targeted organizations via the injection of JavaScript backdoors to a webmail system that is widely used in Taiwan.

Research Jan 05, 2021

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Privacy & Risks

How to Protect Your Kid’s Privacy While At-Home Learning

Many kids now have school-supplied computer equipment away from the school network. However, with this come privacy and security concerns. Some are easy to avoid, but others need some modifications to ensure safety.

Research Dec 22, 2020

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Research Dec 22, 2020

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