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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
Infrastructure, Security, and the Need for Visibility
Government authorities are increasingly trying to bolster critical infrastructure security. But investments in next-gene...
September 17, 2021
Government authorities are increasingly trying to bolster critical infrastructure security. But investments in next-gene...
by Joe Slowik, Senior Manager at Gigamon
September 17, 2021
5 min read
Article
Microsoft Warns of Uptick in MSHTML Attacks
Attackers leveraging the flaw are using infrastructure associated with other criminal groups, including ransomware-as-a-...
September 16, 2021
Attackers leveraging the flaw are using infrastructure associated with other criminal groups, including ransomware-as-a-...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
September 16, 2021
4 min read
Article
15% of the Nasdaq 100 Is Highly Susceptible to a Ransomware Attack, New Black Kite Research Finds
Black Kite’s Ransomware Susceptibility Index (RSI) determined that 1-in-7 Nasdaq-100 companies ranked as highly suscepti...
September 16, 2021
Black Kite’s Ransomware Susceptibility Index (RSI) determined that 1-in-7 Nasdaq-100 companies ranked as highly suscepti...
September 16, 2021
3 min read
Article
FBI, CISA, CGCYBER Warn of APTs Targeting CVE-2021-40539
The critical authentication bypass vulnerability exists in Zoho ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus, officials report.
September 16, 2021
The critical authentication bypass vulnerability exists in Zoho ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus, officials report.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 16, 2021
2 min read
Article
Under Pressure: COVID-19 Forced Many Execs to Sideline Cybersecurity
CISOs are more stressed, and the fallout is increased cyber-risk. Also, budget restrictions lead to a yawning chasm betw...
September 16, 2021
CISOs are more stressed, and the fallout is increased cyber-risk. Also, budget restrictions lead to a yawning chasm betw...
by Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & COO of Link11
September 16, 2021
5 min read
Article
How Your Printer Is Like Swiss Cheese
Follow these best practices to avoid the security holes created by these often-overlooked, but ubiquitous, devices.
September 15, 2021
Follow these best practices to avoid the security holes created by these often-overlooked, but ubiquitous, devices.
by Chris Rouland, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Phosphorus Cybersecurity
September 15, 2021
5 min read
Article
Name That Toon: Congrats! It's a ...
Feeling creative? Submit your caption and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
September 14, 2021
Feeling creative? Submit your caption and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
by John Klossner, Cartoonist
September 14, 2021
1 min read
Article
Google Patches Chrome Bugs Exploited in the Wild
CISA advises organizations to patch quickly to protect against zero-day exploits.
September 14, 2021
CISA advises organizations to patch quickly to protect against zero-day exploits.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 14, 2021
1 min read
Article
Magecart: How Its Attack Techniques Evolved
Shape-shifting Magecart has shown itself to be highly adaptable in its ability to compromise third-party websites, espec...
September 14, 2021
Shape-shifting Magecart has shown itself to be highly adaptable in its ability to compromise third-party websites, espec...
by Swapnil Bhalode, CTO, Tala Security
September 14, 2021
4 min read
Article
Executives' Ransomware Concerns Are High, but Few Are Prepared for Such Attacks
The vast majority (86.7%) of C-suite and other executives say they expect the number of cyberattacks targeting their org...
September 13, 2021
The vast majority (86.7%) of C-suite and other executives say they expect the number of cyberattacks targeting their org...
September 13, 2021
5 min read
Article
Apple Patches Zero-Days in iOS 14.8 Update
An important security update addresses vulnerabilities in CoreGraphics and WebKit that may have been actively exploited.
September 13, 2021
An important security update addresses vulnerabilities in CoreGraphics and WebKit that may have been actively exploited.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 13, 2021
2 min read
Article
Groove Ransomware Gang Tries New Tactic to Attract Affiliates
The threat group, which leaked some 500,000 credentials for Fortinet SSL VPN devices, views ransomware as just one way t...
September 10, 2021
The threat group, which leaked some 500,000 credentials for Fortinet SSL VPN devices, views ransomware as just one way t...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
September 10, 2021
4 min read
Article
Recent Breaches Underscore High Healthcare Security Risk
Healthcare institutions in California and Arizona are sending breach notification letters after attackers compromised th...
September 10, 2021
Healthcare institutions in California and Arizona are sending breach notification letters after attackers compromised th...
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
September 10, 2021
4 min read
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