Dark Reading: Attacks/Breaches
Visa Warns of Targeted PoS Attacks on Gas Station Merchants
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 15:15:00 EST
At least two North American chains have been hit in sophisticated new campaigns for stealing payment card data.
Lessons Learned from 7 Big Breaches in 2019
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:00:00 EST
Capital One, Macy's, FEMA, and others: key takeaways from the year's most notable breaches.
Cyberattacks on Retailers Could Increase 20% this Holiday Season
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 16:45:00 EST
Commodity malware and ransomware continue to be the biggest threats, says VMWare Carbon Black.
Get Organized Like a Villain
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:00:00 EST
What cybercrime group FIN7 can teach us about using agile frameworks.
Waking Up to Third-Party Security Risk
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:00:00 EST
You can't rely on the words, intentions, or security measures of others to guard your company, customer and brand.
Trickbot Operators Now Selling Attack Tools to APT Actors
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:35:00 EST
North Korea's Lazarus Group - of Sony breach and WannaCry fame - is among the first customers.
5 Tips for Keeping Your Security Team on Target
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:00:00 EST
In nearly every security environment, competing priorities are a constant battleground. Here's how to keep the focus on what's important.
Only Half of Malware Caught by Signature AV
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 10:55:00 EST
Machine learning and behavioral detection are necessary to catch threats, WatchGuard says in a new report. Meanwhile, network attacks have risen, especially against older vulnerabilities, such as those in Apache Struts.
City of Pensacola, Fla., Confirms Ransomware Attack
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 10:00:00 EST
Most systems remain offline to prevent the attack from spreading.
Big Changes Are Coming to Security Analytics & Operations
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 10:00:00 EST
New ESG research points to fundamental problems, a need for scalable security data pipelines, and a migration to the public cloud.
Deliver a Deadly Counterpunch to Ransomware Attacks: 4 Steps
Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:00:00 EST
You can't prevent all ransomware attacks. However, it's possible to ensure that if a breach happens, it doesn't spread, affect business, and become a newsworthy event.
Microsoft 'Campaign Views' Offers Full Look at Office 365 Attacks
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 17:10:00 EST
Campaign views, arriving in public preview, aims to share more context around how attackers targeted an organization and whether its defenses worked.
Maersk CISO Says NotPeyta Devastated Several Unnamed US firms
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 15:00:00 EST
At least two companies may have been dealt even more damage than the shipping giant, which lost nearly its entire global IT infrastructure.
Two Bayrob Cybercrime Members Sentenced to 20 and 18 Years in Prison
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:00:00 EST
The Romanian nationals stole some $4 million in a vast malware, botnet, and cryptocurrency operation.
4 Tips to Run Fast in the Face of Digital Transformation
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 10:00:00 EST
This gridiron-inspired advice will guarantee your digital transformation success and keep your data safe.
How Attackers Used Look-Alike Domains to Steal $1 Million From a Chinese VC
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:00:00 EST
Money meant to fund an Israeli startup wound up directly deposited to the scammers.
Data Center Provider CyrusOne Confirms Ransomware Attack
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:30:00 EST
The attack struck CyrusOne's managed services division and compromised six customers primarily serviced by a New York data center.
VPN Flaw Allows Criminal Access to Everything on Victims' Computers
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:00:00 EST
Vulnerability in the Aviatrix VPN client, since patched, gives an attacker unlimited access to a breached system.
US Sets $5 Million Bounty For Russian Hacker Behind Zeus Banking Thefts
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:45:00 EST
Maksim Yakubets and his crew stole tens of millions using Zeus and Dridex, with victims including Bank of America, Key Bank, GenLabs, and United Dairy, DoJ says.
What's in a Botnet? Researchers Spy on Geost Operators
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 16:05:00 EST
The investigation of a major Android banking botnet yields insights about how cybercriminals structure and run an illicit business.