0
IT

Ninety percent of US firms touched by malware attack in 2015

Tuesday 25 October 2016 | 15:45 CET | News
The large majority of US companies, namely 90 percent, experienced a malware attack in 2015, where infected software infiltrated their network, according to a research by AT&T. The new research shows that most cyber attacks impacting today's businesses are "known" or common threats. The mainstreaming of cyber attack methods has made it possible for anyone from a nation state to a student to launch an attack on an organisation. While the hype and uncertainty surrounding new cyber security threats or vulnerabilities paint the picture that cyber attacks are seemingly unstoppable, in fact, more

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: AT&T
Countries: United States
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Telefonica among victims of global ransomware attack

Published 15 May 2017 08:49 CET | World
Spain's Telefonica is among the victims of a ransomware outbreak that has affected thousands of companies and public ...

Verizon releases new business unit for firms

Published 03 Feb 2017 10:38 CET | United States
Verizon launched Verizon Business Markets (VBM), a new business unit aimed at US-based local businesses, state and local ...

Neustar launches network of private DNS connections

Published 16 Nov 2016 16:57 CET | World
Neustar announced the public launch of its DNS Shield, a worldwide network of secure private domain name system (DNS) connections ...

UK announces GBP 1.9 billion, 5-year cyber-security plan

Published 01 Nov 2016 14:23 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government said it plans to invest GBP 1.9 billion over the next five years in its new national cyber-security strategy. A ...

AT&T aims to quadruple network speeds for businesses

Published 29 Oct 2016 07:43 CET | United States
AT&T is continuing its network evolution by launching trials of 400 Gigabit Ethernet data speeds for businesses starting in early ...

StarHub confirms cause of broadband incidents

Published 28 Oct 2016 09:47 CET | Singapore
Singaporean operator StarHub reports it has completed inspecting and analysing network logs from the home broadband incidents on ...

Allot's security products picked by Asian operator

Published 27 Oct 2016 08:00 CET | Asia
Allot Communications confirmed that it was contracted by a large mobile operator in Asia to provide it with a platform that helps ...

Global Cyber Alliance joins forces with M3AAWG 

Published 05 May 2016 11:24 CET | World
Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) will collaborate with M3AAWG to push the security community to more quickly adopt concrete, ...

Earthlink launches platform from Norton

Published 28 Apr 2016 11:36 CET | United States
Managed network services provider EarthLink announced the availability of Norton Security Online by Symantec, a multi-platform ...

FireEye acquires security orchestration specialist Invotas

Published 02 Feb 2016 10:51 CET | United States
Cyber security company FireEye has acquired security automation and orchestration technology specialist Invotas International. ...

Inside Secure wins three new customers in the US

Published 24 Sep 2015 11:38 CET | United States
Inside Secure announced 3 major mobile application security wins in the United States, namely a banking giant, a dominant ...

Verizon launches security, support and storage bundle

Published 10 Jun 2015 10:08 CET | United States
Verizon has launched the "Security, Support & Storage Bundle" for residential customers and small businesses. The service is ...

Cisco launches new firewall services for midsize companies

Published 07 Apr 2015 13:20 CET | United States
Cisco has announced new models of Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services, a threat-focused next-generation firewall that provides ...