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Attacks/Breaches

Group With Potential Links to Iranian Threat Actor Resurfaces
The Lyceum group has previously been linked to attacks on targets in the Middle East.
October 18, 2021
The Lyceum group has previously been linked to attacks on targets in the Middle East.
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
October 18, 2021
3 min read
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NSA, FBI, CISA Issue Advisory on 'BlackMatter' Ransomware
Ransomware has become a "national security issue," NSA director said.
October 18, 2021
Ransomware has become a "national security issue," NSA director said.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 18, 2021
2 min read
Article
(ISC)² Plans Entry-Level Certification for Aspiring Security Pros
The certification aims to help new entrants to the security field with professional development and career paths early o...
October 18, 2021
The certification aims to help new entrants to the security field with professional development and career paths early o...
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
October 18, 2021
4 min read
Article
Sinclair Broadcast Group Confirms Ransomware Attack
The US television station operator has revealed certain servers and workstations, as well as office and operational netw...
October 18, 2021
The US television station operator has revealed certain servers and workstations, as well as office and operational netw...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 18, 2021
2 min read
Article
10 Hot Red Team Tools Set to Hit Black Hat Europe
The slate of Arsenal presentations at Black Hat Europe is set to feature lots of low-cost and free goodies for offensive...
October 16, 2021
The slate of Arsenal presentations at Black Hat Europe is set to feature lots of low-cost and free goodies for offensive...
by Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer
October 16, 2021
1 min read
Article
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
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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
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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
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