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The Banking Cyber Security Forum London
THE BANKING CYBER SECURITY FORUM LONDON
June 18-18, 2019
Nearly 563 million customer data records were compromised in 2018 alone, GDPR and data protection remains king and 2019 is set to be the year when the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) completely changes the face of banking. The pressure is on banks to remain competitive whilst maintaining impregnab...

Banking Cyber Security Forum
BANKING CYBER SECURITY FORUM
June 18-18, 2019
Banking Cyber Security Forum is an exclusive, top-flight event exclusively for senior banking executives, set to address each of these challenges and opportunities and encourages peer-to-peer conversation via a programme built around conversation opportunities with peers from across the banking sect...

Bitdefender


Bitdefender is the most successful Romanian IT company and a leading technology player in the global software security market. The company is developing and supporting a broad range of IT security products and services for both consumer and enterprise markets in over 100 countries worldwide. Bitdefender is continuing its global expansion through local key partners and its current own offices in Germany, Spain, USA, the UK, the Nordic countries and the UAE. Moreover, Bitdefender is also setting sail for Asia, Africa and Latin America. The company is also strengthening its position based on a series of global strategic partnerships.

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A new password and data stealing operation that has been targeting China has started to infect users worldwide, according to Bitdefender Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab.  Using a rootkit driver, which is believed to have been a possibly stolen certificate, the attack is still a work in progress with many components in the early stage of development, say the researchers behind the company's latest report, Inside Scranos – A Cross Platform, Rootkit-Enabled Spyware Operation. "We ...
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The Scranos rootkit-enabled spyware operation has expanded reach outside of China to hit targets worldwide, Bitdefender security researchers warn. Spreading via trojanized applications posing as cracked software or legitimate programs (such as e-book readers, video players, drivers, or anti-malware products), the malware initially operated in China only, but is now prevalent in India, Romania, Brazil, France, Italy and Indonesia as well. The initial stage of the infection involves the use of a d...
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Fortinet and Bitdefender are hoping that their latest acquisitions will augment their threat intelligence offerings, with each organization today announcing that it has completed an acquisition that will enhance its existing security solutions. Fortinet has finalized its acquisition of the Scotland-based ZoneFox Limited, a privately held cloud-based insider threat detection and response company, while Bitdefender has acquired the Netherland-based RedSocks Security. The acquisition of ZoneFox wil...
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Adware is easy money for cyber-criminals who install malware in advertisements. Researchers have discovered a new piece of malware dubbed Zacinlo that specializes in advertising fraud. According to Bitdefender, Zacinlo uses several platforms to pull advertising from, including Google AdSense. Adware has long been used to augment the earnings of software developers who deliver free applications to consumers. It’s been a winning strategy for app developers whose products have landed in the h...
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Proof-of-concept code showing how an NTFS flaw can shut down Windows systems was published by a security researcher nine months after he disclosed it to Microsoft. Proof-of-concept code showing how an NTFS flaw can shut down Windows systems was published by a security researcher nine months after he disclosed it to Microsoft. The attack exploits a New Technology File System (NTFS) flaw to automatically crash a system with auto-play enabled within moments of a malicious image being mounted. Even ...
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Those tasked with running organisations are the most likely group to expose them to a major cyber attack, a poll of UK information security executives shows. More than two-fifths of CISOs, CSOs and CIOs see their C-Suite colleagues as the most information security averse group, a survey has revealed. This paints a concerning picture at the top of UK businesses given the current global security landscape, the survey report said. Added to this, 75% of respondents said managers were the most likely...
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Bitdefender and Checkmarx have each published reports describing remotely exploitable vulnerabilities found by their researchers in popular VStarcam, Loftek and Neo IP cameras. As part of its research into IoT security, Bitdefender discovered several buffer overflow vulnerabilities affecting the web server service and the Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) server of iDoorbell and Neo Coolcam NIP-22 cameras made by China-based Shenzhen Neo Electronics. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can expl...
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The original Bitdefender Box extended security protection to devices that could not run antivirus software themselves, specifically IoT devices. By moving security protection to the network level, Box products protect all the devices on the network, including fridges, game consoles, and security cameras.With V2, the Bitdefender Box gets a makeover; the slim, white Apple TV-esque box has been swapped for a tall and conical gadget reminiscent of the Asus Google OnHub router, but with panels of cle...
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“With access to users’ Google accounts, hackers can buy apps on Google Play, hijack Google+ accounts and access confidential Google Drive documents,” said Catalin Cosoi, chief security strategist at Bitdefender, in a statement sent to Infosecurity. “The scam starts with an email allegedly sent by Google, with ‘Mail Notice’ or ‘New Lockout Notice’ as a subject.”...
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Cyber-criminals are increasingly turning to fake celebrity sex tapes and atrocity scams as bait to lure Facebook users into unwitting malware downloads, according to new research from Bitdefender....
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EVENTS

The Banking Cyber Security Forum London
THE BANKING CYBER SECURITY FORUM LONDON
June 18-18, 2019
Nearly 563 million customer data records were compromised in 2018 alone, GDPR and data protection remains king and 2019 is set to be the year when the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) completely changes the face of banking. The pressure is on banks to remain competitive whilst maintaining impregnab...

Banking Cyber Security Forum
BANKING CYBER SECURITY FORUM
June 18-18, 2019
Banking Cyber Security Forum is an exclusive, top-flight event exclusively for senior banking executives, set to address each of these challenges and opportunities and encourages peer-to-peer conversation via a programme built around conversation opportunities with peers from across the banking sect...