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Cyberthreat News is your source for the latest cybersecurity news and information. Learn about the latest threats, security trends and technologies from expert contributors including cybersecurity researchers and hackers.

What is a cyberthreat?

A cyber threat is anything that can harm systems or data – through destruction, theft, alteration, disclosure or denial of access/service. These can be malicious or unintentional.

The cyberthreat landscape is changing rapidly. There is an increasing number of new and innovative attacks against individuals, businesses and even global organizations.

Viruses, ransomware and malware continue to cause disruptions across the globe. And a new wave of hacktivism is sweeping social media and other internet platforms.

Bots & automated attacks have exploded and are more effective than ever before. Listen to this week’s SecurityWeek podcast as hacker-in-residence Jason Kent shares his insights into this new trend in the industry and gives a preview of what’s coming next.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the rage these days and has a number of implications for cybersecurity. This week’s Cryptocurrency Risk Report examines the top crypto-related risks and how you can protect your organization against them.

Malvertising is a common form of online advertising that embeds malware into advertisements. This can include links to fake websites and phishing scams.

A trojan is a piece of software that steals or changes data or installs a backdoor into your computer. This can allow the attacker to gain remote control of your computer or access your sensitive information.