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Loss Prevention Teams Up With Cybersecurity to Address Retail Fraud
As retailers roll out more "buy online, pickup in-store" options, loss prevention professionals are increasingly shiftin...
October 18, 2021
As retailers roll out more "buy online, pickup in-store" options, loss prevention professionals are increasingly shiftin...
by Tatiana Walk-Morris, Contributing Writer
October 18, 2021
5 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
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
'Clumsy' BlackByte Malware Reuses Crypto Keys, Worms Into Networks
Discovered during a recent incident response engagement, the malware avoids Russian computers and uses a single symmetri...
October 15, 2021
Discovered during a recent incident response engagement, the malware avoids Russian computers and uses a single symmetri...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
October 15, 2021
4 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
The Human Element Is the Weakest Link
While the recent Facebook outage was a major inconvenience, the impact of leaked business operations documents is a much...
October 14, 2021
While the recent Facebook outage was a major inconvenience, the impact of leaked business operations documents is a much...
by Ron Bradley, Vice President, Shared Assessments
October 14, 2021
4 min read
Article
How Security Teams Can Reinforce End-User Awareness
Training programs provide the information, but security teams can reinforce these for better end-user education.
October 14, 2021
Training programs provide the information, but security teams can reinforce these for better end-user education.
by Karen Walsh, Privacy & Compliance Expert
October 14, 2021
4 min read
Article
6 Lessons From the Expiration of the Let's Encrypt Root Certificate
Fallout from the transition highlights the need for organizations to monitor and have processes for updating CA roots, e...
October 14, 2021
Fallout from the transition highlights the need for organizations to monitor and have processes for updating CA roots, e...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
October 14, 2021
1 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
Worried Over Antitrust Debate, Apple Talks Sideloading Dangers
Apple argues in a position paper that sideloading apps poses a major security threat to its users, as many lawmakers and...
October 13, 2021
Apple argues in a position paper that sideloading apps poses a major security threat to its users, as many lawmakers and...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
October 13, 2021
6 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
Overly Complex IT Infrastructures Pose Security Risk
Cybersecurity budgets are set to increase in 2022, but companies worry that complex IT networks and data infrastructure ...
October 11, 2021
Cybersecurity budgets are set to increase in 2022, but companies worry that complex IT networks and data infrastructure ...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
October 11, 2021
4 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
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
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