Google hit with €1.49 billion antitrust fine by EU

The third penalty that Europe has levied on the tech giant in less than two years brings the total to €8.25 billion. European Union (EU) authorities have handed down a €1.49 billion (US$1.7 billion) fine to Google for abusing its dominant position in the brokering of online search adverts, according to a statement by the European … More Google hit with €1.49 billion antitrust fine by EU

ESET malware researchers awarded prize in open-source memory forensics competition

“Something magical happens when reverse engineers write Volatility plugins” – The Volatility Plugin Contest committee on Browserhooks ESET malware researchers Peter Kálnai and Michal Poslušný were awarded 3rd place in this year’s Volatility Plugin Contest for their Browserhooks tool. The duo made use of the knowledge they have gained tracking banking Trojans and Man-in-the-Browser (MitB) malware, and documenting … More ESET malware researchers awarded prize in open-source memory forensics competition

‘Ruthless’ cybercriminals pose a major threat to organisations

Organisations need to better understand how “ruthless and efficient” cybercriminals are, according to a new report from BT and KPMG. The paper, titled Taking the Offensive – Working together to disrupt digital crime, states that enterprises have to appreciate that the threat landscape has changed. One of the key developments has been the shift towards … More ‘Ruthless’ cybercriminals pose a major threat to organisations