Author Archives: Robert Lemos

Robert Lemos
Author: Robert Lemos
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Robert Lemos covers cyber security for TechWeekEurope and eWeek

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Attackers use the bug in Bash to scan for vulnerable servers, augment backdoor Trojans and create botnets, aiming to strike before the systems are patched

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In the first quarter attackers have shown a preference for reflection attacks, often using simple tools that make use of the Network Time Protocol

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Windows XP had to go because it lacks modern security features, says Robert Lemos. But you can take a measured approach to removing it.

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The developers of the latest ransomware, CryptoDefence, made one major mistake - they left the decryption keys on the infected system

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USAID has admitted secretly creating a Twitter-like social network in Cuba, but denies the project was specifically aimed at helping to overthrow the Cuban government

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Two studies have found an increasing level of sophistication in the black markets for selling cyber-crime tools and services

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As the number of malware variants soars, Panda Security has warned that companies must learn from attacks on other firms

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Criticism of antivirus software for the malware it misses is unjustified says NSS Labs in a new report

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Device manufacturers face US government action if they do not improve on basic security efforts, according to the FTC

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The FIDO industry group has released its final technical specification, in an effort to push the industry toward more advanced security techniques

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