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Second Florida City Pays Hackers $500k Post-Ransomware Attack

June 26, 2019 - 4:13pm
After being hit by a ransomware attack, the second Florida city this month has opted to pay hackers their requested ransom.

Iran Targeting U.S. With Destructive Wipers, Warns DHS

June 24, 2019 - 3:52pm
The Department of Homeland Security is warning that U.S. agencies are being targeted by Iranian-backed cyberattacks with destructive wiper malware.

Feds: Cyberattack on NASA’s JPL Threatened Mission-Control Data

June 19, 2019 - 11:02pm
Rampant security-operations bungling allowed cyberattackers to infiltrate JPL's network, which carries human mission data.

5,000 Twitter Accounts Linked to Disinformation Campaigns

June 17, 2019 - 10:03pm
The social platform has suspended six sets of accounts across four jurisdictions for running alleged influence campaigns, including Iran.

TRISIS Group, Known for Physical Destruction, Targets U.S. Electric Companies

June 14, 2019 - 7:30pm
XENOTIME, a destructive APT linked to Russia, has broadened its target set beyond Middle East oil and gas.

Telegram CEO Fingers China State Actors for DDoS Attack

June 13, 2019 - 5:04pm
Durov took to Twitter to hint that Beijing tried to take Telegram offline to disrupt the Hong Kong protests.

How to Model Risk in an Apex Predator Cyber-World

June 10, 2019 - 7:39pm
Large-scale existential threats exist everywhere and can annihilate us with only trivial effort. Should we all throw everything we can at them?

IoT Security Regulation is on the Horizon

June 6, 2019 - 2:44pm
Ken Munro of Pen Test Partners hopes to see regulation for connected-device security in 2020.

Zebrocy: A Russian APT Specializing in Victim Profiling, Access

June 4, 2019 - 8:48pm
The Russian-speaking APT acts as a support group for high-profile APTs like Sofacy and BlackEnergy.

AI Isn’t Good Enough When Lives Are on the Line, Experts Warn

June 4, 2019 - 6:04pm
During Infosecurity Europe in London this week, cybersecurity experts sounded off on worries about artificial intelligence being used for nation state cyber weapons.

Chinese Spy Group Mixes Up Its Malware Arsenal with Brand-New Loaders

May 27, 2019 - 4:11pm
New campaigns also show modified versions of known payloads.

Goodbye Passwords: Hello Identity Management

May 23, 2019 - 10:59pm
As passwords are increasingly viewed as security liabilities, Identity Management solutions are picking up the slack.

Shade Ransomware Expands to U.S. Targets

May 23, 2019 - 10:24pm
Coming to America: The Shade ransomware, which has historically targeted Russian victims, was recently spotted expanding its sights.

Cybercrime Gang Behind GozNym Banking Malware Dismantled

May 16, 2019 - 3:05pm
Europol said it has dismantled the cybercrime network behind the GozNym malware, which siphoned more than $100 million from businesses.

WhatsApp Zero-Day Exploited in Targeted Spyware Attacks

May 14, 2019 - 2:58pm
WhatsApp has patched a vulnerability that allowed attackers to install spyware on victims' phones.

Chinese Hackers Behind 2015 Anthem Data Breach Indicted

May 9, 2019 - 11:07pm
Two have been indicted in the 2015 massive data breach of health insurer Anthem, which compromised the data of at least 78 million customers.

Researchers in the Dark on Powerful LightNeuron Malware, for Years

May 9, 2019 - 4:49pm
LightNeuron is the first to target Microsoft Exchange transport agents -- and is used as a hub for major Turla APT espionage efforts.

Verizon Data Breach Report: Espionage, C-Suite and Cloud Attacks on the Rise

May 8, 2019 - 6:01pm
Cloud misconfigurations, business email compromise (BEC) and intellectual property theft are all up in the Verizon DBIR 2019 from last year.

Chinese Spies Stole NSA Cyberweapons Long Before Shadow Brokers Leak

May 7, 2019 - 7:52pm
Forensic analysis shows a Chinese APT using Equation Group hacking tools at least a year before Shadow Brokers dumped its cache in April 2017.

Amid Bug Bounty Hype, Sometimes Security is Left in the Dust

May 6, 2019 - 3:00pm
Amidst the PR glitz and popularity of bug bounty programs, experts worry that actual smart security strategy is being left behind.