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Founded:
2011
Company Size:
11-50 employees
Company Type:
Private
Location:
Denmark
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We protect users and companies from cyber-criminal actions, by keeping confidential information and intellectual property safe. We build products focused on proactive cyber security and we dedicate a big part of our efforts to cyber security education for everyone.
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Here are the most common cyber security threats that occur in the healthcare sector
Cyber attacks are growing at alarming rates with no signs of slowing down. Actually, a new attack can unfold right now, as we write this article. What’s worrying is that these types of threats target everything and everyone from large and small organizations, to home users, or various industries and sectors. The worst part is the impact and the damages caused. Recovering after a major cyber attack – whether it’s an organization, institution, or home user – it require ...
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The Best Security Podcasts in 2018 [Updated]
Whether you’re in vacation or you have a few days off, you can also relax and learn something new. Podcasts are one of the best ways to be informed and entertained, so we compiled below a list of the best cybersecurity podcasts we’ve listened to so far. From the latest cybersecurity news to the best privacy tips, we tried to cover all areas but feel free to drop a comment and share some recommendations! The best #cybersecurity #podcasts for this summer. Learn something new!Click To T ...
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Security Alert: New Dharma Ransomware Strains Alarmingly Go Undetected By Antivirus Engines
Dharma ransomware is one of the oldest ransomware families in existence and yet it still wreaks havoc, undetected by security solutions.  October and November saw the appearance of at least four new strains. We discovered one that goes undetected by almost all the antivirus engines on the market.  If this trend continues, users who rely on antivirus alone for ransomware protection will be at risk of losing their data forever – there is no free decryption tool for the new Dharma ...
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Heimdal Security’s Thor Foresight Enterprise, now available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace and App
Thor Foresight Enterprise, the endpoint security product previously known as Heimdal CORP, is now available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace and AppSource, the platform where customers can reach new-line-business apps for their industry.  This is a great addition to all Microsoft customers, who can now benefit from a cost-effective and modular endpoint solution that features EDR and other essential threat hunting tools. Thor Foresight Enterprise is based on unique traffic-based malware detect ...
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Thor Enterprise Is Now Best Anti-Malware Solution of the Year
On Thursday, October 11 our hard work and sustained efforts along the years were rewarded on the stage of Computing Security Awards 2018. We are thrilled to announce that we won the Anti-Malware Solution of the Year for Thor Enterprise, our security product uniquely focused on threat prevention, not just mitigation of cyber attacks. Organized by Computing Security, one of the most influential and widely read cybersecurity publications, Computing Security Awards 2018 saw 12 products nominated for ...
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Feature, Bug or Just a Huge Security Risk? Skype for Business, Examined
Here at Heimdal Security, we spread our time between providing security tools to prevent serious attacks like ransomware or next-gen malware and providing the education necessary to keep personal data safe across various platforms and devices. Sometimes, it becomes obvious that tools and education alone won’t keep users truly safe online, nor will they enforce their privacy. Sometimes, ubiquitous, extremely popular services release some features that truly boggle the mind. Skype for Busine ...
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Security Alert: Surprise Adobe Patch Eliminates Critical Flaw in Acrobat and Reader
Adobe has a Patch Tuesday event dedicated especially to updating their apps and eliminating vulnerabilities but this time the company had to issue another critical update, outside of the usual event. Vulnerability CVE-2018-12848 is the most critical on the list of the seven Adobe software vulnerabilities found in the following list and earlier versions: Acrobat DC (Continuous) Acrobat Reader DC (Continuous) Acrobat 2017 (Classic 2017) Acrobat Reader 2017 (Classic 2017) Acrobat DC (Classic 2015) ...
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Heimdal Security Is Nominated for Anti Malware Solution of the Year
Last year, we were on the frontlines of the massive WannaCry ransomware outbreak, one of the largest, most devastating cyber attacks in history. More than 230.000 computers around the world have been infected with malware and hundreds of thousands of home users and companies were affected. This made us double our efforts in fighting malware and protecting our customers from cyber criminals’ actions who have switched to more sophisticated attack vectors.  Thanks to your vote of confide ...
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Here Are The Essential Security Tips To Stay Safe On Social Media
When you say “social media”, the first thing that comes to mind is fun and entertainment. Social media is mostly about this. Everyone has a social account on at least one platform. Whether it is Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn, we can easily stay in touch with friends and family, share memorable moments of our lives, follow experts from our professional area, or just read the news. Social media habits may differ from one person to another, but the reality is we spend a lot o ...
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How to Avoid Falling Prey to Sextortion
When it comes to the world of online scams, sextortion is one of the most common ones and a threat that’s not going away anytime soon. Because this threat is so pervasive and can take so many forms, we thought it would be best to do a write-up and offer you ways to protect yourself online and avoid sextortion scams. What is sextortion? It’s a form of blackmail in which a cybercriminal or a former friend or romantic partner tries to extract favors or financial gain from a victim. Eve ...
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We\'re excited to announce that we\'ve joined the No More Ransom project to help Internet users worldwide prevent ransomware attacks and use the free decryption tools available to reclaim their data! More news on this coming soon! Official announcement here: https://www.europol.europa.eu/newsroom/news/no-more-ransom-new-partners-new-decryption-tools-new-languages-to-better-fight-ransomware

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