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September 29, 2017

F-Secure co-founds cyber security ethics alliance

Cyber security provider F-Secure and ten research organisations create consortium dedicated to developing value-driven cyber security in Europe. Berkshire, UK – 14th September 2016: European cyber security provider F-Secure participated in a kick-off event yesterday in Zurich, for a research group dedicated to developing value-driven cyber security in Europe. The CANVAS consortium is a project […]

September 29, 2017

Newfound router flaw lets hackers control home internet connections

The flaw would give attacker complete control over a home’s internet traffic – another example of widespread problems with weak router security. Berkshire, UK – 2nd September 2016: F-Secure researchers have uncovered a critical vulnerability in some models of Inteno home routers that, if exploited, is severe enough to allow an attacker complete control over […]

September 29, 2017

F-Secure offers outstanding benefits and personal service to new channel partners

Berkshire, UK – 31st August 2016: F-Secure has today announced a recruitment drive for new reseller partners to meet the rapidly growing demand for security solutions from UK IT service providers. This year, the cyber security company has seen a 50 per cent increase in the size of its corporate sales team in response to […]

September 29, 2017

F-Secure links advanced malware threat to South China Sea cyber attacks

The use of the Remote Access Trojan coincides with events leading to the recent ruling in the Philippines vs. China case. Berkshire, UK – 4th August 2016: F-Secure Labs has uncovered a strain of malware that appears to be targeting parties involved in the recently decided Philippines vs. China case regarding the two countries’ South […]

September 29, 2017

New Ransomware Study Explores “Customer Journey” of Getting Your Files Back

In F-Secure’s evaluation, three out of four ransomware criminal gangs were willing to negotiate the ransom fee. Berkshire, UK – July 18, 2016: Ransomware criminals actually care about your convenience. That’s according to a recent experiment detailed in a new F-Secure report, Evaluating the Customer Journey of Crypto-Ransomware and the Paradox Behind It. The experiment […]

September 29, 2017

F-Secure Named Best Security Award for Second Year Running

F-Secure SAFE honoured at the UK Internet Industry Awards Berkshire, UK – 8th July 2016: F-Secure’s flagship internet security product F-Secure SAFE was recognised as the best security offering for the second year at last night’s UK Internet Industry Awards. The highly coveted awards, organised by the Internet Service Provider Association, credited SAFE as the […]

September 29, 2017

F-Secure helps organisations predict the actual cost of a breach

New service quantifies breach impact in real numbers before it happens, empowering decision makers to invest in the right security controls. Buckinghamshire, UK – 13th September 2017: What’s the cost of a data breach? Depending on who you ask, anywhere from $200,000 to $3.6 million* and higher. Such averages, while useful in tracking trends, are […]

September 29, 2017

Research shows widespread concern over the time children spend online

Buckinghamshire, UK – 6th September 2017: UK parents are concerned about the amount of time their children spend online and using social media, research by cyber security company F-Secure has found. In a new survey of UK parents, 59 per cent of respondents said they worry that their children spend too much time online or […]

September 29, 2017

F-Secure Makes the Best Protection Better with New Version of Flagship Endpoint Security Suite

F-Secure’s new Protection Service for Business features upgraded behaviour-based blocking for Windows and Macs to give companies the protection they need from modern threats. Buckinghamshire, UK – September 27, 2017: Today, global cyber security provider F-Secure announced a new release of its flagship endpoint security suite, Protection Service for Business. The new release improves F-Secure’s […]