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Blackmail Spam: Preying on Fear

Blackmail Spam: Preying on Fear ›

 

December 11, 2020 | Research

Unfortunately, many users still take spam e-mails with blackmail content too seriously. Users respond to threats of having been hacked by paying ransom money. The lab at AV-TEST explains what is...

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APT: Strategic Attacks Require Strategic Tests

APT: Strategic Attacks Require Strategic Tests › ...

 

December 09, 2020 | Research

Given the growing threat scenario, companies are increasingly expanding their IT security using specialized defense mechanisms to fend off strategic and targeted attacks. As a parallel trend, advanced...

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Facts & Analyses on the Threat Scenario:  The AV-TEST Security Report 2019/2020

Facts & Analyses on the Threat Scenario: The AV-TEST Security Report...

 

August 26, 2020 | Research

The new trend in the malware industry observed in 2019 clearly continued in 2020. The development of malware programs is divided up into two areas: While on the one hand the automated production of...

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Any Company Can be Struck by Ransomware

Any Company Can be Struck by Ransomware ›

 

April 17, 2020 | Research

Worldwide surveys prove that companies are primary targets of cryptoviruses or extortion Trojans, i.e. ransomware. The attacks are usually mounted using spam mail with infected links or malware files...

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Software & System Updates for More Security

Software & System Updates for More Security › ...

 

April 06, 2020 | Research

Every well-updated system is generally far more secure against cyberattacks than one that is out of date. That's why major corporations also use special patch management solutions. These sophisticated...

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