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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
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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 CEO 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
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