The New Normal in Cybercrime

The volume and sophistication of attacks targeting organizations is accelerating at an unprecedented rate. Fortinet’s Q4 2017 Threat Landscape Report, just released this week, reports an average of 274 attacks per firm, which is a staggering 82% increase over the previous quarter. One reason for this spike is that in order to hit the maximum number of targets, …

Malware – The Basic Concepts

When we see breathless posts warning about malware spread across social media, they invariably demonstrate that the author – and indeed those who share the warning – don’t really understand the basic concepts of malware. Often, this is because they use nonsensical terminology such as “Trojan worm virus” – something, that after reading this article, …