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Attacks/Breaches

How Attackers Hack Humans
Inside their motivations, how they go about it -- and what businesses can do about it, according to Counterintelligence ...
October 15, 2021
Inside their motivations, how they go about it -- and what businesses can do about it, according to Counterintelligence ...
by Williesha Morris, Contributing Writer
October 15, 2021
6 min read
Article
Enterprise Data Storage Environments Riddled With Vulnerabilities
Many organizations are not properly protecting their storage and backup systems from compromise, new study finds.
October 14, 2021
Many organizations are not properly protecting their storage and backup systems from compromise, new study finds.
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
October 14, 2021
5 min read
Article
US Water and Wastewater Facilities Targeted in Cyberattacks, Feds Warn
CISA, FBI, and NSA issue advisory and defense practices to help these utilities thwart "ongoing" threats targeting IT an...
October 14, 2021
CISA, FBI, and NSA issue advisory and defense practices to help these utilities thwart "ongoing" threats targeting IT an...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 14, 2021
2 min read
Article
VirusTotal Shares Data on Ransomware Activity
Google's online malware scanning service analyzed 80 million ransomware samples that were uploaded in the past year-and-...
October 13, 2021
Google's online malware scanning service analyzed 80 million ransomware samples that were uploaded in the past year-and-...
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
October 13, 2021
2 min read
Article
A Close Look at Russia's Ghostwriter Campaign
The group, which conducts espionage and sows disinformation, is larger than previously thought and has shifted tactics.
October 13, 2021
The group, which conducts espionage and sows disinformation, is larger than previously thought and has shifted tactics.
by Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevailion
October 13, 2021
5 min read
Article
Smaller 'Bit and Piece' DDoS Attacks Slam Servers to Evade Mitigation Systems
Nearly all DDoS attacks in the first half of 2021 were less than 1 Gbps, Nexusguard found.
October 12, 2021
Nearly all DDoS attacks in the first half of 2021 were less than 1 Gbps, Nexusguard found.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 12, 2021
1 min read
Article
RealDefense Completes Fourth Cyber Security Acquisition; Adds STOPzilla to Its Portfolio
RealDefense holding company seeks to acquire additional security companies and brands through partnership with Corbel Ca...
October 12, 2021
RealDefense holding company seeks to acquire additional security companies and brands through partnership with Corbel Ca...
October 12, 2021
2 min read
Article
Wiz Reaches $6B Valuation
Startup created by former leaders of Microsoft Cloud Security Group experiencing rapid growth.
October 11, 2021
Startup created by former leaders of Microsoft Cloud Security Group experiencing rapid growth.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 11, 2021
1 min read
Article
Applying Behavioral Psychology to Strengthen Your Incident Response Team
A deep-dive study on the inner workings of incident response teams leads to a framework to apply behavioral psychology p...
October 11, 2021
A deep-dive study on the inner workings of incident response teams leads to a framework to apply behavioral psychology p...
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
October 11, 2021
5 min read
Article
North American Orgs Hit With an Average of 497 Cyberattacks per Week
A new analysis confirms a surge in global cyberattacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
October 08, 2021
A new analysis confirms a surge in global cyberattacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
October 08, 2021
3 min read
Article
Patch 'Immediately': Apache Issues Software Fix Amid Zero-Day Attacks
CISA reports it's seeing ongoing scanning for the flaws and expects the activity to accelerate.
October 08, 2021
CISA reports it's seeing ongoing scanning for the flaws and expects the activity to accelerate.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 08, 2021
1 min read
Article
CyberArk Leads the PAM Omdia Universe
With more staff working remotely, privileged access management (or PAM) has never been more important. Market forecasts,...
October 07, 2021
With more staff working remotely, privileged access management (or PAM) has never been more important. Market forecasts,...
by Don Tait, Senior Analyst, Omdia
October 07, 2021
4 min read
Article
Rapid RYUK Ransomware Attack Group Christened as FIN12
Prolific ransomware cybercrime group's approach underscores a complicated, layered model of cybercrime.
October 07, 2021
Prolific ransomware cybercrime group's approach underscores a complicated, layered model of cybercrime.
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
October 07, 2021
5 min read
Article
What the CEO Saw: Colonial Pipeline, Accellion Execs Share Cyberattack War Stories
CEOs of the two breached companies said their priorities instantly shifted to joining the response efforts when they fir...
October 07, 2021
CEOs of the two breached companies said their priorities instantly shifted to joining the response efforts when they fir...
by Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor
October 07, 2021
6 min read
Article
5-Year Breach May Have Exposed Billions of Text Messages
The attack affected Syniverse, a major telecom company that annually routes billions of text messages for hundreds of mo...
October 06, 2021
The attack affected Syniverse, a major telecom company that annually routes billions of text messages for hundreds of mo...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 06, 2021
2 min read
Article