Cybersecurity

‘NotPetya’ and ‘WannaCry’ cyberattacks on international government infrastructure and organisations a wake-up call

Following the ‘NotPetya’ and ‘WannaCry’ cyberattacks on the UK’s National Health Service, as well as the recent hacking of thousands of UK parliamentary email accounts, Security News Desk Sub Editor, Francesca Seden shines a spotlight on the growing cyber threats to global critical infrastructure from terrorists and hackers and explores how further attacks might be mitigated in the future.

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WatchGuard Quarterly Internet Security Report reveals that 30 per cent of malware attacks are zero-day exploits

Almost a third, or 30 per cent, of malware can be classified as new or zero-day because it cannot be caught by legacy antivirus solutions, according to research published today in WatchGuard’s first Quarterly Internet Security Report, which explores the latest computer and network security threats affecting SMBs and distributed enterprises.

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