Dark Reading: Attacks/Breaches
Navigating the Asia-Pacific Threat Landscape: Experts Dive In
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:00:00 EDT
At next week's virtual Black Hat Asia, threat intelligence pros will discuss the threats local organizations should prioritize and how they can prepare.
WannaCry Has IoT in Its Crosshairs
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:00:00 EDT
The wide variety of devices attached to the Internet of Things offers a rich target for purveyors of ransomware.
Since Remote Work Isn't Going Away, Security Should Be the Focus
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 10:00:00 EDT
These three steps will help organizations reduce long-term work-from-home security risks.
My Journey Toward SAP Security
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:00:00 EDT
When applications are critical to the business's core functions, the CISO and their staff better get the security right.
Attackers Target Small Manufacturing Firms
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 18:30:00 EDT
The most common tactics include credential stuffing using valid accounts, various forms of deception, and vulnerabilities in third-party software, Rapid7 says in its latest quarterly threat report.
New Google Search Hacks Push Viruses & Porn
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:00:00 EDT
Three incidents demonstrate how cybercriminals leverage the scourge of black-hat search engine optimization to manipulate search results.
'Dark Overlord' Cyber Extortionist Pleads Guilty
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 16:25:00 EDT
Nathan Wyatt was sentenced to five years in prison after changing a previously not guilty plea.
5 Steps to Greater Cyber Resiliency
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:00:00 EDT
Work from home isn't going away anytime soon, and the increased vulnerability means cyber resiliency will continue to be critical to business resiliency.
Deadly Ransomware Story Continues to Unfold
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:45:00 EDT
A ransomware attack with fatal consequences is attracting notice and comment from around the world.
Deepfake Detection Poses Problematic Technology Race
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:05:00 EDT
Experts hold out little hope for a robust technical solution in the long term.
Mitigating Cyber-Risk While We're (Still) Working from Home
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:00:00 EDT
One click is all it takes for confidential information to land in the wrong hands. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to teach preventative cybersecurity to remote workers.
Iranian Hackers Indicted for Stealing Aerospace & Satellite Tracking Data
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:10:00 EDT
Also, the US Treasury sanctioned Iranian attack group APT39 following a years-long malware campaign.
Ransomware Gone Awry Has Fatal Consequences
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:00:00 EDT
An attack that knocked hospital systems offline reportedly ends in death for patient who had to be sent to another facility.
Time for CEOs to Stop Enabling China's Blatant IP Theft
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 14:00:00 EDT
Protecting intellectual property in the name of US economic and national security should be part of every company's fiduciary duty.
Struggling to Secure Remote IT? 3 Lessons from the Office
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 10:00:00 EDT
The great remote work experiment has exacerbated existing challenges and exposed new gaps, but there are things to be learned from office challenges.
Likely Links Emerge Between Lazarus Group and Russian-Speaking Cybercriminals
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 18:00:00 EDT
Researchers examine security incidents over the past several years that seemingly connect North Korea's Lazarus Group with Russian-speaking attackers.
DDoS Attacks Rose 151% in First Half of 2020
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:37:00 EDT
Attacks grew in number, size, and sophistication as the coronavirus pandemic took hold.
US Charges Five Members of China-Linked APT41 for Global Attacks
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:45:00 EDT
The five Chinese nationals are among seven defendants arrested for intrusion campaigns into more than 100 organizations, the DoJ reports.
8 Reasons Perimeter Security Alone Won't Protect Your Crown Jewels
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:00:00 EDT
Most firewalls and security devices effectively protect systems and data, but are they enough to safeguard business-critical applications?
Meet the Computer Scientist Who Helped Push for Paper Ballots
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:00:00 EDT
Security Pro File: Award-winning computer scientist and electronic voting expert Barbara Simons chats up her pioneering days in computer programming, paper-ballot backups, Internet voting, math, and sushi.