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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
Cybercriminals Rewrite Malware to Target MacOS
Researchers discover a widespread, inexpensive malware variant has been redesigned to target both macOS and Windows devi...
July 21, 2021
Researchers discover a widespread, inexpensive malware variant has been redesigned to target both macOS and Windows devi...
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
July 21, 2021
5 min read
Article
Why the FBI's Recovery of Colonial Pipeline Ransom Signals Hope for the Future
The "win for the good guys" is a monumental step toward breaking down the business model of ransomware and digital extor...
July 21, 2021
The "win for the good guys" is a monumental step toward breaking down the business model of ransomware and digital extor...
by Morgan Demboski and Alexander J. Parella, Threat Intelligence Analyst, IronNet Cybersecurity / Threat Hunter, IronNet Cybersecurity
July 21, 2021
5 min read
Article
7 Hot Cyber Threat Trends to Expect at Black Hat
A sneak peek of some of the main themes at Black Hat USA next month.
July 21, 2021
A sneak peek of some of the main themes at Black Hat USA next month.
by Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
July 21, 2021
1 min read
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TSA Issues Second Directive for Pipeline Operators Amid China Concerns
A separate advisory from the CISA this week resurfaced details of a 2011–2013 Chinese campaign against energy industry t...
July 20, 2021
A separate advisory from the CISA this week resurfaced details of a 2011–2013 Chinese campaign against energy industry t...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
July 20, 2021
5 min read
Article
Name That Toon: Buzzard Bestie
Feeling creative? Come up with a clever caption for this month's contest, and our panel of experts will reward the winne...
July 20, 2021
Feeling creative? Come up with a clever caption for this month's contest, and our panel of experts will reward the winne...
by John Klossner, Cartoonist
July 20, 2021
1 min read
Article
FBI Asks Security Leaders to Prepare for Cyberattacks Ahead of Olympics
Officials warn of the potential for disruptive cyberattacks against organizations and people associated with the upcomin...
July 20, 2021
Officials warn of the potential for disruptive cyberattacks against organizations and people associated with the upcomin...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
July 20, 2021
1 min read
Article
Qrypt Enables Businesses to Easily Replicate the Data Security of Air-Gapped Networks
New Data at Rest Application Offers Secure Data Storage with Quantum-Generated One-Time Pad Encryption for Enterprises, ...
July 19, 2021
New Data at Rest Application Offers Secure Data Storage with Quantum-Generated One-Time Pad Encryption for Enterprises, ...
July 19, 2021
4 min read
Article
Nozomi Networks Labs Report: Vulnerability Disclosures Rising at an Alarming Rate; Ransomware Attacks Costing Critical and Industrial Infrastructure Millions
Latest research finds critical manufacturing vulnerabilities spiked 148% in the first half of 2021 – Ransomware as a Ser...
July 19, 2021
Latest research finds critical manufacturing vulnerabilities spiked 148% in the first half of 2021 – Ransomware as a Ser...
July 19, 2021
3 min read
Article
MITRE Engenuity Releases First ATT&CK® Evaluations for Industrial Control Systems Security Tools
ATT&CK® Evaluations for ICS Emulated Threats from Triton Malware
July 19, 2021
ATT&CK® Evaluations for ICS Emulated Threats from Triton Malware
July 19, 2021
5 min read
Article
AttackIQ Announces $44 Million in Series C Funding to Fuel Global Growth and Vision of Security Optimization
Led by Atlantic Bridge, the investment also included new investors Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV) and Gaingels, wit...
July 19, 2021
Led by Atlantic Bridge, the investment also included new investors Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV) and Gaingels, wit...
July 19, 2021
5 min read
Article
Law Firm for Ford, Pfizer, Exxon Discloses Ransomware Attack
Campbell Conroy & O'Neil reports the attack affected personal data including Social Security numbers, passport numbers, ...
July 19, 2021
Campbell Conroy & O'Neil reports the attack affected personal data including Social Security numbers, passport numbers, ...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
July 19, 2021
1 min read
Article