Tag Archives: ransomware

Mobile malware: more frequent, more diverse, and more platforms

Mobile malware is still growing significantly: the number of unique samples of malware has been growing almost continuously throughout the year. By the end of 2016, over 19 million unique samples of malicious Android apps had been collected and analyzed, almost twice as much as in 2015. The number and diversity of mobile threats increases along with the number of devices and the advances in technologie that power these mobile devices. That is the most important conclusion from Trend Micro’s Mobile Threat Landscape Report. Continue reading

2017 Predictions: A New Year’s Resolution for Security

preds-02As we close out 2016 and prepare to ring in the New Year we must take a look back at the past 11 months before we can predict what lies ahead. In the realm of cybersecurity, that means evaluating how the threat landscape has changed to accurately assess how it will continue to evolve. Continue reading

Forrester Report Names Trend Micro as a Leader in Endpoint Security

Ransomware, targeted attacks, zero day threats, information stealing malware – modern CISOs face a formidable array of threats today. Just last month the FBI was forced to issue yet another warning on ransomware, while Trend Micro alone has identified 79 new variants in the first half of the year, a staggering 179% increase on the total figure for 2015. Effective, multi-layered endpoint security is vital to keep threats at bay and ensure enterprise data is safe from harm. Continue reading

The Top 5 Myths of Next-Gen Endpoint Protection

‘Next-generation’ endpoint protection or next-gen AV has been getting a lot of press recently. But what does the term actually mean? For IT security managers under pressure, the most important thing isn’t the latest buzzword but finding a solution which is effective in protecting their organization from an increasingly agile and determined online enemy. Multiple threat protection techniques working in synergy is the key to this. Continue reading