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UC San Diego Health Discloses Data Breach
The incident involved unauthorized access to some employee email accounts and may have affected personal data of employe...
July 28, 2021
The incident involved unauthorized access to some employee email accounts and may have affected personal data of employe...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
July 28, 2021
2 min read
Article
Kaspersky Finds Fewer DDoS Attacks and Small Geographic Shifts in Q2 2021
Kaspersky found the total number of DDoS attacks decreased by 38.8% compared to Q2 2020, and by 6.5% in comparison to th...
July 28, 2021
Kaspersky found the total number of DDoS attacks decreased by 38.8% compared to Q2 2020, and by 6.5% in comparison to th...
July 28, 2021
3 min read
Article
101: Why BGP Hijacking Just Won't Die
A look at the dangers of attacks on the Internet's Border Gateway Protocol and what ISPs and enterprises can do about th...
July 28, 2021
A look at the dangers of attacks on the Internet's Border Gateway Protocol and what ISPs and enterprises can do about th...
by Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing Writer
July 28, 2021
8 min read
Article
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
Some 65% of Organizations Now Weigh Their 'Cyber Maturity'
New ISACA survey data also shows a 35% increase in cyberattacks over the past year.
July 27, 2021
New ISACA survey data also shows a 35% increase in cyberattacks over the past year.
by Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
July 27, 2021
4 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
No More Ransom Initiative Celebrates Fifth Year of Fighting Ransomware
The anniversary is marked by more than $900 million of illegal profit prevented, and more than 6 million people download...
July 27, 2021
The anniversary is marked by more than $900 million of illegal profit prevented, and more than 6 million people download...
July 27, 2021
3 min read
Article
How Do I Let Go of 'Human Error' as an Explanation for Incidents?
Successfully learning from incidents requires a deeper and more expansive perspective of them.
July 27, 2021
Successfully learning from incidents requires a deeper and more expansive perspective of them.
by Kelly Shortridge, Senior Principal at Fastly
July 27, 2021
2 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
Florida DEO Discloses Data Breach Affecting 58,000 Accounts
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity says personal information may have been taken from its unemployment benef...
July 26, 2021
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity says personal information may have been taken from its unemployment benef...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
July 26, 2021
1 min read
Article
IoT Search Engines Make It Easy to Find Vulnerable Devices, and That's a Problem
Here are five tips to protect your company.
July 26, 2021
Here are five tips to protect your company.
by Pascal Geenens, Director, Threat Intelligence, for Radware
July 26, 2021
6 min read
Article
Ransomware Is Top Concern for Many Security Pros: Report
A survey of IT and security professionals also reveals COVID-19 has significantly changed the malware landscape.
July 23, 2021
A survey of IT and security professionals also reveals COVID-19 has significantly changed the malware landscape.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
July 23, 2021
2 min read
Article
Malware Infects Japanese Devices Ahead of Olympic Games
A Japanese security company reports the wiper malware searches for specific file types in a target's personal Windows fo...
July 23, 2021
A Japanese security company reports the wiper malware searches for specific file types in a target's personal Windows fo...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
July 23, 2021
1 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
Understanding and Mitigating Insider Threats in Today's Remote-Work World
The insider threat menace has grown during the pandemic, worsened by an increase in credential theft and broader use of ...
July 23, 2021
The insider threat menace has grown during the pandemic, worsened by an increase in credential theft and broader use of ...
by Michael Walters, President & Co-Founder of Action1 Corporation
July 23, 2021
5 min read
Article