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TangleBot Campaign Underscores SMS Threat
The attack targets Android devices and starts with a malicious SMS message that aims to bring malware onto compromised d...
September 24, 2021
The attack targets Android devices and starts with a malicious SMS message that aims to bring malware onto compromised d...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
September 24, 2021
5 min read
Article
Endpoint Still a Prime Target for Attack
A vast majority of security professionals surveyed think any exploit will start with the endpoint.
September 24, 2021
A vast majority of security professionals surveyed think any exploit will start with the endpoint.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 24, 2021
2 min read
Article
FamousSparrow APT Group Flocks to Hotels, Governments, Businesses
The cyber espionage group has a custom backdoor and has added the ProxyLogon Microsoft Exchange flaw to its toolkit.
September 23, 2021
The cyber espionage group has a custom backdoor and has added the ProxyLogon Microsoft Exchange flaw to its toolkit.
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
September 23, 2021
3 min read
Article
6 Lessons From Major Data Breaches This Year
Though many incidents stemmed from familiar security failures, they served up — or resurfaced — some important takeaways...
September 22, 2021
Though many incidents stemmed from familiar security failures, they served up — or resurfaced — some important takeaways...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
September 22, 2021
1 min read
Slideshow
Who Is BlackMatter?
Researchers piece together the origins of the group that made headlines this week as the perpetrator behind a ransomware...
September 22, 2021
Researchers piece together the origins of the group that made headlines this week as the perpetrator behind a ransomware...
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
September 22, 2021
4 min read
Article
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 highlig...
September 22, 2021
The UK MoD has failed to protect personally identifiable information (PII) for Afghan interpreters; the incident highlig...
by Maxine Holt, Research Director, Omdia
September 22, 2021
3 min read
Article
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 C...
September 22, 2021
A new alert provides the technical details of ongoing attacks and guidance for organizations to secure systems against C...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 22, 2021
2 min read
Article
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 ...
September 22, 2021
Gone is the false perception that large enterprises, banks, and financial institutions are the only organizations under ...
by Tim Liu, Co-founder and CTO at Hillstone Networks
September 22, 2021
5 min read
Article
Druva Introduces Curated Recovery Technology for Accelerated Ransomware Recovery
Combining this comprehensive ransomware recovery module with Druva's built-in security framework, businesses can now bet...
September 22, 2021
Combining this comprehensive ransomware recovery module with Druva's built-in security framework, businesses can now bet...
September 22, 2021
6 min read
Article
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.
September 21, 2021
The Iowa grain cooperative took its systems offline in response to a security incident earlier this week.
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
September 21, 2021
6 min read
Article
CTO 2.0: Maiffret Rejoins BeyondTrust
Hacker-turned-entrepreneur Marc Maiffret reflects on his past few years "embedded" with enterprise security teams and ho...
September 21, 2021
Hacker-turned-entrepreneur Marc Maiffret reflects on his past few years "embedded" with enterprise security teams and ho...
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
September 21, 2021
3 min read
Article
US Treasury Dept. Sanctions Suex Cryptocurrency Exchange
Sanctions are a result of Suex's role in facilitating transactions for ransomware attackers., officials say.
September 21, 2021
Sanctions are a result of Suex's role in facilitating transactions for ransomware attackers., officials say.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 21, 2021
2 min read
Article
Why Cryptomining Malware Is a Harbinger of Future Attacks
Crypto thieves rely on users not noticing installation of their tiny payload on thousands of machines, or the CPU cycles...
September 21, 2021
Crypto thieves rely on users not noticing installation of their tiny payload on thousands of machines, or the CPU cycles...
by Ricardo Villadiego, Founder and CEO of Lumu
September 21, 2021
5 min read
Article
Mirai Botnet Exploiting OMIGOD Azure Vulnerability
Microsoft patched four Open Management Infrastructure flaws earlier this week.
September 17, 2021
Microsoft patched four Open Management Infrastructure flaws earlier this week.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 17, 2021
2 min read
Article
New Report Examines Top Threats Discussed at Black Hat USA
Supply chain security and vulnerabilities in enterprise software were among the threats most dicussed at this year's sho...
September 17, 2021
Supply chain security and vulnerabilities in enterprise software were among the threats most dicussed at this year's sho...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 17, 2021
2 min read
Article