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Forging Ahead in 2023: Insights From Trend Micro’s 2023 Security Predictions
Cyber Threats

Forging Ahead in 2023: Insights From Trend Micro’s 2023 Security Predictions

In 2023, cybercriminals and defenders alike will have to move forward with caution in the face of a business landscape that’s fraught with security blindsides and economic ebbs and flows.

December 13, 2022
Cyber Crime

As global security concerns mount, it’s time for platform-based security

The security vendor community is often criticised for over-hyping the cyber threat to organisations in order to sell more products. While there may sometimes be a kernel of truth to these allegations, a new report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) paints an arguably more alarming picture still. Nearly all (93%) cyber and most (86%) business leaders polled for the report believe global geopolitical instability will “moderately or very likely” lead to a “catastrophic cyber event” in the next two years.

Reports Feb 06, 2023

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Reports Feb 06, 2023

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Cyber Threats

Cloud-ready and Channel-first

Trend Micro named one of 2023’s coolest cloud security companies

Latest News Feb 06, 2023

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Latest News Feb 06, 2023

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Malware

TgToxic Malware’s Automated Framework Targets Southeast Asia Android Users

We look into an ongoing malware campaign we named TgToxic, targeting Android mobile users in Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia since July 2022. The malware steals users’ credentials and assets such as cryptocurrency from digital wallets, as well as money from bank and finance apps. Analyzing the automated features of the malware, we found that the threat actor abused legitimate test framework Easyclick to write a Javascript-based automation script for functions such as clicks and gestures.

Feb 03, 2023

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Feb 03, 2023

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APT & Targeted Attacks

New APT34 Malware Targets The Middle East

We analyze an infection campaign targeting organizations in the Middle East for cyberespionage in December 2022 using a new backdoor malware. The campaign abuses legitimate but compromised email accounts to send stolen data to external mail accounts controlled by the attackers.

Feb 02, 2023

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Feb 02, 2023

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Cyber Crime

Making the digital world safer for kids and families

Although digital natives probably realise it, the internet is a mind-blowing tool for a young person. It delivers everything they need to learn, play, share their experiences and communicate with friends and family, wherever they are in the world. But alongside all this good there are also risks.

Reports Feb 02, 2023

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Reports Feb 02, 2023

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Cyber Threats

The value of listening: Making every employee feel heard

Amid the cut and thrust of daily working life, it’s easy for employers to forget that their staff are individuals, with their own thoughts, ideas and aspirations. Too often we’re treated as just another cog in the corporate machine. That was certainly my experience of work, until arriving at Trend Micro.

Research Jan 26, 2023

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Research Jan 26, 2023

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Ransomware

New Mimic Ransomware Abuses Everything APIs for its Encryption Process

Trend Micro researchers discovered a new ransomware that abuses the APIs of a legitimate tool called Everything, a Windows filename search engine developed by Voidtools that offers quick searching and real-time updates for minimal resource usage.

Research Jan 26, 2023

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Research Jan 26, 2023

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