Data exfiltration, data loss or data leakage is essentially the theft or removal of information or data from an electronic device, typically a computer, mobile phone or other Internet connected device.
We are now approaching the one-year anniversary of the implementation of GDPR – one of the most important changes to data privacy regulations in the last 20 years. Since its implementation, what changes – if any – have businesses made to ensure the data they hold remains secure?
Many cyber security companies can tell you when an attack has taken place or when data breach has occurred. Few provide a preventative, multi-layered approach that can combat the growing number of threats we see today.
Fileless network protection is a key element to device security and is an important part of a layered approach to security. The days of protecting yourself from bad actors using AntiVirus (AV) solutions are behind us.
Cryptocurrency mining is the latest trend in hacking (also called Cryptojacking) where code is injected into web sites and is used to hijack the users’ CPU to mine cryptocurrency. This has been driven by a boom in the value of cryptocoins in general and is a way for hackers to make money.
Fileless PowerShell attacks are now the preferred weapon of choice for cyberattacks because they provide a number of techniques around existing security. Not least of all, the ability to run directly in memory and remotely download payloads.
BlackFog recently introduced Dark Web protection to prevent data loss, activation and transfer of malware over the Dark Web. With an exponential increase in activity over the Dark Web over the last 12 months it is crucial that your devices are protected from this new threat. The Dark Web ransomware economy alone is growing by 2,500% annually.