Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Attacks/Breaches

8/22/2018
12:00 PM
50%
50%

New Insurance Product Adds Coverage for Cryptomining Malware Losses

Product also covers all forms of illicit use of business services, including toll fraud and unauthorized use of cloud services.

Hijacking systems to mine cryptocurrency is a growing IT security issue. Now a cyber insurance company has announced an insurance product to protect organizations against the crime.

San Francisco-based Coalition's Service Fraud coverage reimburses organizations for direct financial losses from charges incurred through fraudulent use of software-as-a-service (SaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), network-as-a-service (NaaS), and telephony services, among other business services. The coverage isn't limited to cryptomining incidents, though. It also covers all forms of illicit use of services including toll fraud and unauthorized use of cloud services.

In announcing Service Fraud, Coalition cited Check Point research that shows 42% of organizations were impacted by cryptomining malware in the first half of 2018, an increase from 20.5% from the previous six months.

Read here for more.

 

Learn from the industry's most knowledgeable CISOs and IT security experts in a setting that is conducive to interaction and conversation. Early bird rate ends August 31. Click for more info

Dark Reading's Quick Hits delivers a brief synopsis and summary of the significance of breaking news events. For more information from the original source of the news item, please follow the link provided in this article. View Full Bio

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Oldest First  |  Newest First  |  Threaded View
Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
7 Old IT Things Every New InfoSec Pro Should Know
Joan Goodchild, Staff Editor,  4/20/2021
News
Cloud-Native Businesses Struggle With Security
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  5/6/2021
Commentary
Defending Against Web Scraping Attacks
Rob Simon, Principal Security Consultant at TrustedSec,  5/7/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Write a Caption, Win an Amazon Gift Card! Click Here
Latest Comment: Take me to your BISO 
Current Issue
2021 Top Enterprise IT Trends
We've identified the key trends that are poised to impact the IT landscape in 2021. Find out why they're important and how they will affect you today!
Flash Poll
How Enterprises are Developing Secure Applications
How Enterprises are Developing Secure Applications
Recent breaches of third-party apps are driving many organizations to think harder about the security of their off-the-shelf software as they continue to move left in secure software development practices.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2021-30174
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-11
RiyaLab CloudISO event item is added, special characters in specific field of time management page are not properly filtered, which allow remote authenticated attackers can inject malicious JavaScript and carry out stored XSS (Stored Cross-site scripting) attacks.
CVE-2021-32544
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-11
Special characters of IGT search function in igt+ are not filtered in specific fields, which allow remote authenticated attackers can inject malicious JavaScript and carry out DOM-based XSS (Cross-site scripting) attacks.
CVE-2021-32563
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-11
An issue was discovered in Thunar before 4.16.7 and 4.17.x before 4.17.2. When called with a regular file as a command-line argument, it delegates to a different program (based on the file type) without user confirmation. This could be used to achieve code execution.
CVE-2020-23369
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-10
In YzmCMS 5.6, XSS was discovered in member/member_content/init.html via the SRC attribute of an IFRAME element because of using UEditor 1.4.3.3.
CVE-2020-23370
PUBLISHED: 2021-05-10
In YzmCMS 5.6, stored XSS exists via the common/static/plugin/ueditor/1.4.3.3/php/controller.php action parameter, which allows remote attackers to upload a swf file. The swf file can be injected with arbitrary web script or HTML.