Heimdal Security
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Company Size:
11-50 employees
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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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Expert Roundup: Is Internet Security a Losing Battle?
Security Alert: Attackers Using Brute-Force to Spread Ransomware
October is known as the Cyber Security Awareness Month. It is an annual campaign that tries to make everyone more conscious about the importance of cyber security in the online landscape. Almost every day we read and find out about a new type of malware threatening our online security. Cyber criminals are getting more skilled and try advanced techniques to get access to users’ valuable data. It’s no surprise that 2017 is mostly shaped by a record number of ransomware attacks. Unlike ...
Security Alert: Microsoft Office Zero Day and DNS Vulnerabilities Potentially Impacting Users
Two critical Microsoft vulnerabilities have been recently detected and could be easily exploited by attackers to gain access to users’ systems and devices. During its monthly October 2017 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released its security updates for multiple vulnerabilities found and managed to patch 62 security flaws that affected the Windows OS, the Office package, Skype for Business, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and the Chakra Core browser engine. Of all them, two security vulnerabil ...
Airline Scams: Here Are 3 Valuable Tips On How To Avoid Them
If you like traveling, you can easily fall prey to airline scams by simply looking for free airline tickets. Does it sound alarmist? Yes, but it’s also true. Airline scams are some of the most popular travel scams. Whether it’s Facebook, Whatsapp or your phone, cyber criminals are always looking for ways of stealing your data, your money or both. And they’re very creative about it. Find out how most airline scams function, what they want to obtain from you, and how yo ...
How Cybercriminals Change Tactics During Their Cyber Attacks
Cyber attacks continue to rise and impact both organizations and home users worldwide. Despite all the efforts and prevention measures taken by everyone, these attacks keep wreaking havoc, with no signs of slowing downs. Why are these online threats still spreading? How do cyber criminals manage to change tactics during their attacks? With these questions in mind, we will look into the threat landscape to see how malware authors have switched to more sophisticated attack vectors. They are n ...
Facebook Privacy & Security Guide: Everything You Need to Know
Facebook grew in the past years to become the largest online social network in the world with more than 2 billion monthly active users. Everyone has a Facebook account these days. It’s the place where everybody is active, from friends, family, work colleagues, old school friends to politicians, law enforcement departments and strangers who simply decided to add us as their friends. The problems appear when the distinction between public and private space become blurred. Without a cle ...
Equifax Data Breach: The Essential Protection Guide to Secure Your Data
As you most likely know, Equifax, one of the largest and oldest consumer credit reporting agencies from US, was hacked. Cyber criminals exploited a vulnerability in the company’s website application and impacted almost half of the US population. For almost two weeks everyone talked about this massive data breach and still do. This is worrying for one particular reason: approximately 143 million US consumers may have had their sensitive personal information exposed and accessed by cyber cri ...
Security Alert: Cyber Criminals Slip Backdoor in CCleaner to Potentially Spread Malware
IT infrastructure is important for any company to better perform on the market. And every part of the system should provide maximum security and safeguard sensitive data. But unfortunate incidents happen, critical pieces of infrastructure are affected and produce business disruptions. Like this recent one with CCleaner, a popular PC cleaning software app. The attack against CCleaner has been labeled as a “supply-chain attack” which involves exploiting vulnerabilities in the supply ne ...
Heimdal Security – Nominated for Anti-Ransomware Solution of the Year
If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you most likely know that we’re dedicated to the fight against ransomware. This is deeply tied to our core mission of helping people understand cyber threats and help them be proactive about dealing with them. That’s why we do everything in our power to contribute. At the beginning of this year, we joined the global No More Ransom initiative to contribute to the common effort of stifling this massive cyber threat that has ...
BlueBorne – the Attack that Can Spread Malware without an Internet Connection
Bluetooth is everywhere. Smartphones, laptops, digital camera, printers, smart TVs, cars or IoT devices, they all come with this wireless technology and can easily connect between them. But how safe is it? Security researchers at Armis Labs recently reported a new attack vector known as “Blueborne”. This vector enables attackers to spread malware through thin air and potentially infect all devices that include Bluetooth wireless technology. This method of operation involves zero ...
Antivirus versus Anti Malware: Which One Should I Choose?
People should be safe on the Internet, but reality shows us something else. Malware attacks are on the rise, and we need software programs to keep our devices secure. Cyber criminals became more skilled, organized and persistent in their spam campaigns. They use new tactics, such as auto updating links in malicious emails, or new extensions to exploit flaws in outdated PCs. Recent studies show that cyber attacks have been on the rise over the last years, and will continue to increase. ...
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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