Dark Reading: Attacks/Breaches
FBI Warns on New E-Commerce Fraud
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 17:35:00 EDT
A wave of new, fraudulent websites has popped up to take advantage of the rise in online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic.
DHS Urges 'Highest Priority' Attention on Old Chinese Malware Threat
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 16:45:00 EDT
"Taidoor" is a remote access tool that has been used in numerous cyber espionage campaigns since at least 2008.
Travel Management Firm CWT Pays $4.5M to Ransomware Attackers
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:18:00 EDT
Attackers claimed to steal two terabytes of files including financial reports, security files, and employees' personal data.
3 Arrested for Massive Twitter Breach
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 16:45:00 EDT
Three individuals aged 17, 19, and 22 have been charged for their alleged roles in the massive July 15 Twitter attack.
Twitter: Employees Compromised in Phone Spear-Phishing Attack
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 11:45:00 EDT
The attack earlier this month started with a spear-phishing attack targeting Twitter employees, the company says in a new update.
3 Ways Social Distancing Can Strengthen Your Network
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:00:00 EDT
Security teams can learn a lot from the current pandemic to make modern hybrid business networks stronger and more resilient. Here's how.
Dark Web Travel Fraudsters Left Hurting From Lockdowns
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 17:50:00 EDT
Shadow travel businesses that depend on loyalty program fraud have been impacted just like the legitimate travel orgs they prey on.
Black Hat Virtually: An Important Time to Come Together as a Community
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 12:00:00 EDT
The significance of this year's event hasn't changed a whit. It's an opportunity to share what we've learned, and plan how to protect each other and the public for the remainder of the pandemic and beyond.
Using the Attack Cycle to Up Your Security Game
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 10:00:00 EDT
Like the universe, the attack surface is always expanding. Here's how to keep up and even get ahead.
Average Cost of a Data Breach: $3.86 Million
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:45:00 EDT
New IBM study shows that security system complexity and cloud migration can amplify breach costs.
Dark Reading Video News Desk Returns to Black Hat
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:30:00 EDT
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Technical Challenges of IoT Cybersecurity in a Post-COVID-19 World
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:00:00 EDT
Effective management of vulnerabilities can be done only when information about supply chain dependencies is accurate and recent.
The Future's Biggest Cybercrime Threat May Already Be Here
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 10:00:00 EDT
Current attacks will continue to be refined, and what may seem a weakness now could turn out to be a disaster.
Lazarus Group Shifts Gears with Custom Ransomware
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:50:00 EDT
The North Korea-linked APT group has developed its own ransomware strain to better conduct financial theft, researchers report.
Avon Server Leaks User Info and Administrative Data
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:15:00 EDT
An unprotected server has exposed more than 7GB of data from the beauty brand.
Researchers Foil Phishing Attempt on Netflix Customers
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:20:00 EDT
Hackers use two stolen domains to steal credentials from Netflix users and then send them to the real Netflix site.
7.5M Banking Customers Affected in Dave Security Breach
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:10:00 EDT
The financial services app confirms user data was compromised in a data breach at its former third-party provider, WayDev.
Autonomous IT: Less Reacting, More Securing
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:00:00 EDT
Keeping data secure requires a range of skills and perfect execution. AI makes that possible.
As Businesses Move to the Cloud, Cybercriminals Follow Close Behind
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 10:00:00 EDT
In the wake of COVID-19, data theft is by far the top tactic, followed by cryptomining and ransomware.
ShinyHunters Offers Stolen Data on Dark Web
Mon, 27 Jul 2020 18:10:00 EDT
The threat actor offers more than 26 million records from a series of data breaches.