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Microsoft Exchange Autodiscover Flaw Leaks Thousands of Credentials

Researchers claim to have accessed hundreds of thousands of Windows credentials using a bug in the Autodiscover protocol.

Researchers claim to have accessed hundreds of thousands of Windows credentials using a bug in the Autodiscover protocol.


Password Reuse Problems Persist Despite Known Risks

The vast majority of users worry about compromised passwords, but two-thirds continue to use the same password or a variation, a survey finds.

The vast majority of users worry about compromised passwords, but two-thirds continue to use the same password or a variation, a survey finds.



6 Lessons From Major Data Breaches This Year

Though many incidents stemmed from familiar security failures, they served up — or resurfaced — some important takeaways.

Though many incidents stemmed from familiar security failures, they served up — or resurfaced — some important takeaways.


Who Is BlackMatter?

Researchers piece together the origins of the group that made headlines this week as the perpetrator behind a ransomware attack on New Cooperative.

Researchers piece together the origins of the group that made headlines this week as the perpetrator behind a ransomware attack on New Cooperative.


Strained Relationships Hinder DevSecOps Innovation

A new survey from Forrester and VMware finds more than half of developers still think security gets in the way.

A new survey from Forrester and VMware finds more than half of developers still think security gets in the way.


CISA, FBI, NSA Warn of Increase in Conti Ransomware Attacks

A new alert provides the technical details of ongoing attacks and guidance for organizations to secure systems against Conti.

A new alert provides the technical details of ongoing attacks and guidance for organizations to secure systems against Conti.


New Cooperative's Ransomware Attack Underscores Threat to Food & Agriculture

The Iowa grain cooperative took its systems offline in response to a security incident earlier this week.

The Iowa grain cooperative took its systems offline in response to a security incident earlier this week.


CTO 2.0: Maiffret Rejoins BeyondTrust

Hacker-turned-entrepreneur Marc Maiffret reflects on his past few years "embedded" with enterprise security teams and how it has shaped his security view.

Hacker-turned-entrepreneur Marc Maiffret reflects on his past few years "embedded" with enterprise security teams and how it has shaped his security view.


Latest Commentary

NIST Brings Threat Modeling into the Spotlight

NIST recommendations typically become part of government procurement, which means threat modeling will soon be written into questions for organizations that sell to the federal government.

Sep 23, 2021


UK MoD Data Breach Shows Cybersecurity Must Protect Both People and Data

The UK MoD has failed to protect personally identifiable information (PII) for Afghan interpreters; the incident highlights how avoidable cybersecurity mistakes can have devastating consequences.

Sep 22, 2021



Midmarket Security: Think You’re Safe? Think Again

Gone is the false perception that large enterprises, banks, and financial institutions are the only organizations under attack.

Sep 22, 2021


Why Security Pros Should Rethink Their Focus on Information Resilience

Resilience is often defined as being able to withstand disruptions and rebound to a previous state. But a system's ability to return to a prior state doesn't mean it's sufficiently resilient.

Sep 22, 2021


5 Ways to Become a Better Cyber-Threat Exterminator

Tactical threat intelligence feeds directly into security operations and helps tighten existing security controls and improve incident response times.

Sep 21, 2021


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