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Praying Mantis Threat Group Targeting US Firms in Sophisticated Attacks
Group's advanced memory-resident attacks similar to those employed in sustained campaign against Australian companies an...
July 27, 2021
Group's advanced memory-resident attacks similar to those employed in sustained campaign against Australian companies an...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
July 27, 2021
5 min read
Article
How CIS Controls v8 Impacts SMBs
The Center for Internet Security has made big changes to its Control specs, including a greater focus on vendor relation...
July 27, 2021
The Center for Internet Security has made big changes to its Control specs, including a greater focus on vendor relation...
by Ted Gruenloh, Chief Operating Officer, Sentinel IPS
July 27, 2021
4 min read
Article
Kaseya Denies Paying Ransom for Decryption Tool
The company has still not explained the origin of the mysterious decryption tool, but it maintains that the firm neither...
July 26, 2021
The company has still not explained the origin of the mysterious decryption tool, but it maintains that the firm neither...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
July 26, 2021
4 min read
Article
Kaseya Offers Customers Decryption Key for Massive Ransomware Attack
The remote management software company will not disclose the source of the decryption key, but at least one company has ...
July 23, 2021
The remote management software company will not disclose the source of the decryption key, but at least one company has ...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
July 23, 2021
4 min read
Article
Sophos Buys Network Detection And Response Startup Braintrace
The acquisition will add to Sophos' threat detection capabilities, the company reports.
July 22, 2021
The acquisition will add to Sophos' threat detection capabilities, the company reports.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
July 22, 2021
1 min read
Article
Peloton Breach Reveals a Coming IoT Data Winter
We will see more and more Internet of Things attacks unless we adjust course quickly.
July 22, 2021
We will see more and more Internet of Things attacks unless we adjust course quickly.
by Emil Sayegh, CEO and President, Ntirety
July 22, 2021
5 min read
Article
Synthetic Data Company Tonic Raises $8M Series A from GGV Capital
Tonic gets developers secure, high-fidelity data to shorten development cycles.
July 21, 2021
Tonic gets developers secure, high-fidelity data to shorten development cycles.
July 21, 2021
5 min read
Article
TSA Issues Second Directive for Pipeline Operators Amid China Concerns
A separate advisory from the CISA this week resurfaced details of a 2011–2013 Chinese campaign against energy industry t...
July 20, 2021
A separate advisory from the CISA this week resurfaced details of a 2011–2013 Chinese campaign against energy industry t...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
July 20, 2021
5 min read
Article
Name That Toon: Buzzard Bestie
Feeling creative? Come up with a clever caption for this month's contest, and our panel of experts will reward the winne...
July 20, 2021
Feeling creative? Come up with a clever caption for this month's contest, and our panel of experts will reward the winne...
by John Klossner, Cartoonist
July 20, 2021
1 min read
Article
Nozomi Networks Labs Report: Vulnerability Disclosures Rising at an Alarming Rate; Ransomware Attacks Costing Critical and Industrial Infrastructure Millions
Latest research finds critical manufacturing vulnerabilities spiked 148% in the first half of 2021 – Ransomware as a Ser...
July 19, 2021
Latest research finds critical manufacturing vulnerabilities spiked 148% in the first half of 2021 – Ransomware as a Ser...
July 19, 2021
3 min read
Article
MITRE Engenuity Releases First ATT&CK® Evaluations for Industrial Control Systems Security Tools
ATT&CK® Evaluations for ICS Emulated Threats from Triton Malware
July 19, 2021
ATT&CK® Evaluations for ICS Emulated Threats from Triton Malware
July 19, 2021
5 min read
Article
US Accuses China of Using Criminal Hackers in Cyber Espionage Operations
DOJ indicts four Chinese individuals for alleged role in attacks targeting intellectual property, trade secrets belongin...
July 19, 2021
DOJ indicts four Chinese individuals for alleged role in attacks targeting intellectual property, trade secrets belongin...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
July 19, 2021
6 min read
Article
Recent Attacks Lead to Renewed Calls for Banning Ransom Payments
While attackers in protected jurisdictions continue to get massive sums for continuing to breach organizations, the rans...
July 16, 2021
While attackers in protected jurisdictions continue to get massive sums for continuing to breach organizations, the rans...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
July 16, 2021
4 min read
Article
Targeted Attack Activity Heightens Need for Orgs. to Patch New SolarWinds Flaw
A China-based threat actor -- previously observed targeting US defense industrial base organizations and software compan...
July 15, 2021
A China-based threat actor -- previously observed targeting US defense industrial base organizations and software compan...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
July 15, 2021
4 min read
Article
State Dept. to Pay Up to $10M for Information on Foreign Cyberattacks
The Rewards for Justice program, a counterterrorism tool, is now aimed at collecting information on nation-states that u...
July 15, 2021
The Rewards for Justice program, a counterterrorism tool, is now aimed at collecting information on nation-states that u...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
July 15, 2021
4 min read
Article