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Attacks/Breaches

Russia Takes Down REvil Ransomware Operation, Arrests Key Members
Timing of the move has evoked at least some skepticism from security experts about the country's true motives.
January 14, 2022
Timing of the move has evoked at least some skepticism from security experts about the country's true motives.
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
January 14, 2022
5 min read
Article
Maryland Dept. of Health Responds to Ransomware Attack
An attack discovered on Dec. 4, 2021 forced the Maryland Department of Health to take some of its systems offline.
January 14, 2022
An attack discovered on Dec. 4, 2021 forced the Maryland Department of Health to take some of its systems offline.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
January 14, 2022
2 min read
Article
What's Next for Patch Management: Automation
The next five years will bring the widespread use of hyperautomation in patch management. Part 3 of 3.
January 14, 2022
The next five years will bring the widespread use of hyperautomation in patch management. Part 3 of 3.
by Srinivas Mukkamala, Senior Vice President, Security Products, Ivanti
January 14, 2022
5 min read
Article
BlueNoroff Threat Group Targets Cryptocurrency Startups
A series of attacks against small and medium-sized businesses has led to major cryptocurrency losses for the victims.
January 13, 2022
A series of attacks against small and medium-sized businesses has led to major cryptocurrency losses for the victims.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
January 13, 2022
2 min read
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Fighting Back Against Pegasus, Other Advanced Mobile Malware
Detecting infection traces from Pegasus and other APTs can be tricky, complicated by iOS and Android security features.
January 13, 2022
Detecting infection traces from Pegasus and other APTs can be tricky, complicated by iOS and Android security features.
by Costin Raiu, Global Director, Kaspersky GReAT
January 13, 2022
6 min read
Article
How to Protect Your Phone from Pegasus and Other APTs
The good news is that you can take steps to avoid advanced persistent threats. The bad news is that it might cost you iMessage. And FaceTime.
January 13, 2022
The good news is that you can take steps to avoid advanced persistent threats. The bad news is that it might cost you iMessage. And FaceTime.
by Costin Raiu, Global Director, Kaspersky GReAT
January 13, 2022
10 min read
Article
New Cyberattack Campaign Uses Public Cloud Infrastructure to Spread RATs
An attack campaign detected in October delivers variants of Nanocore, Netwire, and AsyncRATs to target user data.
January 12, 2022
An attack campaign detected in October delivers variants of Nanocore, Netwire, and AsyncRATs to target user data.
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
January 12, 2022
5 min read
Article
Patch Management Today: A Risk-Based Strategy to Defeat Cybercriminals
By combining risk-based vulnerability prioritization and automated patch intelligence, organizations can apply patches based on threat level. Part 2 of 3.
January 12, 2022
By combining risk-based vulnerability prioritization and automated patch intelligence, organizations can apply patches based on threat level. Part 2 of 3.
by Srinivas Mukkamala, Senior Vice President, Security Products, Ivanti
January 12, 2022
4 min read
Article
Honeywell Adds Deception Tech to Building Automation Systems Security
New OT security platform directs attackers toward phony assets to deflect threats.
January 11, 2022
New OT security platform directs attackers toward phony assets to deflect threats.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
January 11, 2022
2 min read
Article
FBI, NSA & CISA Issue Advisory on Russian Cyber Threat to US Critical Infrastructure
Advisory explains how to detect, respond to, and mitigate cyberattacks from Russian state-sponsored hacking groups.
January 11, 2022
Advisory explains how to detect, respond to, and mitigate cyberattacks from Russian state-sponsored hacking groups.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
January 11, 2022
1 min read
Article
Businesses Suffered 50% More Cyberattack Attempts per Week in 2021
The rise — partly due to Log4j — helped boost cyberattack attempts to an all-time high in Q4 2021, new data shows.
January 11, 2022
The rise — partly due to Log4j — helped boost cyberattack attempts to an all-time high in Q4 2021, new data shows.
by Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
January 11, 2022
4 min read
Article
Breach Response Shift: More Lawyers, Less Cyber-Insurance Coverage
Companies are more likely to rely on outside attorneys to handle cyber response in order to contain potential lawsuits. Meanwhile, cyber-insurance premiums are rising but covering less.
January 10, 2022
Companies are more likely to rely on outside attorneys to handle cyber response in order to contain potential lawsuits. Meanwhile, cyber-insurance premiums are rising but covering less.
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
January 10, 2022
5 min read
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FBI Warns FIN7 Campaign Delivers Ransomware via BadUSB
An FBI warning says the FIN7 cybercrime group has sent packages containing malicious USB drives to US companies in an effort to spread ransomware.
January 10, 2022
An FBI warning says the FIN7 cybercrime group has sent packages containing malicious USB drives to US companies in an effort to spread ransomware.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
January 10, 2022
2 min read
Article
The Evolution of Patch Management: How and When It Got So Complicated
In the wake of WannaCry and its ilk, the National Vulnerability Database arose to help security organizations track and prioritize vulnerabilities to patch. Part 1 of 3.
January 10, 2022
In the wake of WannaCry and its ilk, the National Vulnerability Database arose to help security organizations track and prioritize vulnerabilities to patch. Part 1 of 3.
by Srinivas Mukkamala, Senior Vice President, Security Products, Ivanti
January 10, 2022
5 min read
Article
NHS Warns of Attackers Targeting Log4j Flaws in VMware Horizon
An unknown threat group has been observed attacking VMware Horizon servers running versions with Log4j vulnerabilities.
January 07, 2022
An unknown threat group has been observed attacking VMware Horizon servers running versions with Log4j vulnerabilities.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
January 07, 2022
1 min read
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