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How Bitdefender MDR can maintain organizational compliance with 2023 updates to payment data security regulations

Published on: 17 Mar 2023

In March 2023, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) will release its newest update, version 4.0. This new version aims to address the ever-evolving threat landscape and provide better guidance on how organizations can protect themselves from cyber-attacks and data breaches.


How does Bitdefender help prevent phishing or scam websites?

Published on: 14 Mar 2023

Bitdefender's new technology called Scam Alert, available on the Mobile Security & Antivirus app for Android, helps users stay secure by notifying them of dangerous links that come through SMS, messaging apps, and all types of alerts. This technology can detect and alert users to various types of scams, phishing attempts, and malware campaigns that are often spread through Android user communities.


Bitdefender Labs Cautions about a New Phishing Scheme Using ChatGPT Platform to Defraud Interested Investors

Published on: 13 Mar 2023

According to Bitdefender Labs, the phishing campaign involves creating a fake ChatGPT platform that mimics the real platform's appearance and features. The attackers then use this fake platform to lure unsuspecting investors into depositing their funds into the attackers' accounts.


Cambodia and Thailand to Increase Collaboration to Combat Call Center Scams

Published on: 7 Mar 2023

Recent call center scams in Thailand and Cambodia have left many victims frustrated and out of pocket. These scams involve criminals posing as representatives of legitimate companies, such as banks or tech support services, and convincing unsuspecting individuals to hand over their personal and financial information.


A Comprehensive Layered Security Strategy is a Need for All Companies

Published on: 24 Feb 2023

In the past, cybersecurity was simpler and easier to prevent attacks, but the current digital environment requires more than just a single solution. A layered cybersecurity strategy refers to having multiple tools, systems, and processes that overlap to provide preventative and proactive cybersecurity. This article explains why layered security is important, and how organizations can achieve it.


Bitdefender to Provide Security Support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Beyond End Of Life

Published on: 21 Feb 2023

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 have reached their end of life and will no longer receive security updates, according to a January announcement from Microsoft. But, after years of use, people don't just abandon an operating system, and many users aren't in a rush to change. The good news is that Bitdefender will keep supporting its protection program for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 until 2024.


Forrester Research has named Bitdefender as a Notable Provider in MDR

Published on: 13 Feb 2023

The market for managed detection and response (MDR) is extensive. Organizations of all sizes are looking to MDR services to supplement and enhance their current security programs or act as their first line of defense as a result of rising online threats and a continuing dearth of competent cybersecurity specialists in the workforce. Many companies have entered the market, labeling their combination of various technology and services as MDR.


Online Criminals Utilize New Internet Scam Targeting Asian Countries to Manipulate Grief in Earthquake-Stricken Turkey and Syria

Published on: 8 Feb 2023

Cybercriminals are leveraging the humanitarian catastrophe less than 24 hours after two big earthquakes in Turkey and Syria killed hundreds of people. Cybercriminals never stop trying to con internet users, and the most recent attempts discovered by Bitdefender Antispam Lab once again demonstrate how shady they can be.


2023 Cybersecurity Predictions from Bitdefender

Published on: 26 Jan 2023

Similar to previous years, 2022 wasn't a calm year for cybersecurity.


Top Cybersecurity Highlights for 2022 from Bitdefender

Published on: 25 Jan 2023

Data breaches, ransomware attacks, zero-day vulnerabilities, and privacy concerns continued in 2022. Greater macrotrends like inflation and economic instability posed problems for businesses of all kinds around the world, and the advent of the war in Ukraine exacerbated geopolitical pressures on the cybersecurity sector.