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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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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Introducing our New Security Products, More Powerful and Stronger to Enhance your Online Protection
If you are one of our loyal blog readers, you know we’re dedicated to helping people better understand and fight cyber threats, and provide a plethora of educational resources on how to be proactive and keep their data safe.    We are also committed to improving our Heimdal security products and put all the efforts into providing a seamless customer experience. Our entire team has been working hard to improve our core product and also build a new security layer that com ...
Security Alert: New Attack on WPA/WPA2 Protocols Could Potentially Impact Many Wi-Fi Devices
Security researchers have recently found a new attack on the Wi-Fi Protected Access Protocols (WPA/WPA2) which you know are security standards aimed at making your wireless networks more secure. They discovered it by accident while testing the new WPA3 security standard that was recently announced. What makes this attack different from previous attacks against WPA is that it does not require to collect a complete EAPOL (Extensible Authentication Protocol over LAN) 4-way handshake. ...
20+ Security Forums for Free Malware Removal Help
Malware can hide in places you probably haven’t though about them before, If you’ve been affected by malware, it’s important to know where you can ask for help.  We recommend checking out (and bookmark) this useful list of security forums that will provide guides and step-by-step instructions to solve your malware issues. Don’t be so sure and believe that “this can’t happen to me”, especially today when we are dealing with malware as a business (Maa ...
How Your Data Makes Them Money, at the Edge of The Law: The Rise and Fall of Social Media Giants
You lost almost $150 billion for Facebook. If you know the value of privacy, care about what happens to your data and the legality of the companies you support, if you own a business that relies on social platforms or is adjacent to them, you’re probably responsible for what happened in the past 48 hours at Facebook. If you read this blog and followed our protection guides, then you’re probably doubly aware of your responsibility. What are you responsible for? For turning the tide. O ...
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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