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85% of Latin Americans believe 5G will help bridge digital divide

A survey from Ciena has revealed that the majority of people in Latin America feel optimistic about the advantages of 5G with many believing the technology will help bridge the digital divide. One year into a global pandemic that forced nearly everyone to adapt to remote work and education, Ciena conducted a survey among people […]


Malware increasingly targets Discord for abuse

Andrew Brandt, SophosLabs Principal Researcher, and Sean Gallagher, Senior Threat Researcher at Sophos, tell us that cybercriminals abuse a successful chat service to host, spread and control malware targeting their users. Threat actors who spread and manage malware have long abused legitimate online services. As we found during our investigation into the use of TLS […]


Sophos reports on rampant ‘Raccoon Stealer’ campaign that steals cryptocurrencies

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has published new research, Trash Panda as a Service: Raccoon Stealer Steals Cookies, Cryptocoins and More, detailing how a stealer disguised as pirated software grabs cryptocurrencies and information while dropping malicious content, such as cryptominers, on targeted systems. Sean Gallagher, Senior Threat Researcher, Sophos, said: “With much of […]


Gartner forecasts worldwide 5G network infrastructure revenue to grow 39% in 2021

Worldwide 5G network infrastructure revenue is on pace to grow 39% to total US$19.1 billion in 2021, up from US$13.7 billion in 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in mature markets accelerated 5G development in 2020 and 2021 with 5G representing 39% of total wireless infrastructure revenue this year. […]


Salesforce research shows that 94% of manufacturers see their current technologies as challenges

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, released its Trends in Manufacturing report which shows the far-reaching effects the global pandemic has had on the industry. Recent data analysis from Salesforce highlights how businesses had to pivot to new strategies and models, the gaps in achieving transformation and how their usage of new technologies helped in […]


Cloud-native architectures break traditional approaches to application security

Software intelligence company Dynatrace announced the findings of an independent global survey of 700 CISOs, which reveals the rising adoption of cloud-native architectures, DevOps, and agile methodologies has broken traditional approaches to application security. As organizations shift more responsibility ‘left’ to developers to accelerate innovation, increasingly complex IT ecosystems and outdated security tooling can slow […]


Accelerating the 5G Industrial Revolution

5G features have matched or exceeded expectations for a majority of early adopters and organizations are optimistic about the opportunities that it offers, according to the Capgemini Research Institute. According to Accelerating the 5G Industrial Revolution: State of 5G and edge in industrial operations report released by the Capgemini Research Institute, industrial 5G adoption is […]


Infiltrate, adapt, repeat: A look at tomorrow’s malware landscape

Brook Chelmo, Software and Security Product Marketing Strategist at SonicWall, tells us the possible reasons for the growth in the varieties of new malware that were detected and featured in the SonicWall 2021 Cyberthreat Report. What would you think if I told you that malware attacks are down, but new variants of malware are up? […]


Survey reveals Latin America’s cybercrime map

According to a survey by F5 Networks, Brazil is in seventh place in the ranking of cybercrimes with seven million attacks, while Argentina is in ninth place, with six million criminal actions. In addition, the study reveals that in the pandemic era, cybercriminals continue to scan remote access ports to break into businesses and governments. […]


Research reveals that investment in cybersecurity can accelerate Digital Transformation in Brazil

According to the study, if there was an increase in the perception of cybersecurity, companies pointed out that they would increase investments in customer marketing, automation of operational processes and remote work. In addition, more than half of respondents believe that investments in security can boost business. Accelerating companies’ Digital Transformation depends on a robust […]


Tenable research finds serious vulnerability in Microsoft Teams

Tenable has disclosed details of a serious vulnerability in Microsoft Teams discovered by its Zero-Day Research Team. By abusing PowerApps functionality (a separate product used within Teams for building and using custom business apps), threat actors could gain persistent read/write access to a victim user’s email, Teams chats, OneDrive, Sharepoint and a variety of other […]


Research shows new dynamics in the relationship between Brazilians and banks

A survey conducted by Quanto, a pioneering platform in open banking in Brazil, in partnership with Constellation, points out that, in a scenario of constant innovation with more options for banking services, the trend among smartphone users in Brazil is to maintain several banking accounts – with young people prioritizing fintechs in their daily lives. […]


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