Week in security with Tony Anscombe

A deep dive into Mekotio – The financial fallout from data breaches – Fixing election security issues

This week, ESET researchers released their deep-dive analysis into Mekotio, a banking trojan that targets mainly Latin American countries and uses a SQL database as a C&C server. IBM’s 2020 Cost of a Data Breach report looks at the financial fallout from security incidents, finding that the average cost faced by breached companies is almost US$4 million per incident. We also looked back at this year’s Black Hat conference, where the issue of election security figured prominently and we wonder what it might take to fix cybersecurity issues facing elections. All this – and more – on WeLiveSecurity.com.

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