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Gas Stations in Iran Downed by Cyberattack
Unknown attackers hijacked gasoline pump machines and defaced them with a message that reportedly included a phone numbe...
October 26, 2021
Unknown attackers hijacked gasoline pump machines and defaced them with a message that reportedly included a phone numbe...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 26, 2021
1 min read
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Cybersecurity Talent Gap Narrows as Workforce Grows
Job satisfaction and salaries have both increased for cybersecurity professionals, as younger workers seek specific trai...
October 26, 2021
Job satisfaction and salaries have both increased for cybersecurity professionals, as younger workers seek specific trai...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
October 26, 2021
4 min read
Article
Pulling Back the Curtain on Bug Bounties
It's critical that infosec professionals and consumers understand threats and vulnerabilities, but they are being kept i...
October 26, 2021
It's critical that infosec professionals and consumers understand threats and vulnerabilities, but they are being kept i...
by Chris Jacob, VP, Threat Intelligence Engineering at ThreatQuotient
October 26, 2021
5 min read
Article
5 Ways CMMC Security Requirements May Impact Universities
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification puts research universities in a position where they must validate the eff...
October 25, 2021
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification puts research universities in a position where they must validate the eff...
by Helen Patton, Advisory CISO, Cisco Secure
October 25, 2021
6 min read
Article
Google Buckles Down on Android Enterprise Security
The launch of Android 12 brings several new default security features, along with new security efforts for Android Enter...
October 21, 2021
The launch of Android 12 brings several new default security features, along with new security efforts for Android Enter...
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
October 21, 2021
3 min read
Article
Microsoft Launches Security Program for Nonprofits
A new set of security tools is built to assess risk, provide monitoring and notification if an attack occurs, and train ...
October 21, 2021
A new set of security tools is built to assess risk, provide monitoring and notification if an attack occurs, and train ...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 21, 2021
2 min read
Article
How Psychology Can Save Your Cybersecurity Awareness Training Program
Understanding human psychology, how it works, and how to introduce its concepts into cybersecurity awareness training ca...
October 21, 2021
Understanding human psychology, how it works, and how to introduce its concepts into cybersecurity awareness training ca...
by Javvad Malik, Security Awareness Advocate for EMEA at KnowBe4
October 21, 2021
4 min read
Article
Deepfake Audio Scores $35M in Corporate Heist
A combination of business email compromise and deepfake audio led a branch manager to transfer millions to scammers, in ...
October 20, 2021
A combination of business email compromise and deepfake audio led a branch manager to transfer millions to scammers, in ...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
October 20, 2021
4 min read
Article
Penetration Testing in the Cloud Demands a Different Approach
Attackers use a different set of techniques to target the cloud, meaning defenders must think differently when pen testi...
October 19, 2021
Attackers use a different set of techniques to target the cloud, meaning defenders must think differently when pen testi...
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
October 19, 2021
5 min read
Article
Name That Toon: Bone Dry
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October 19, 2021
Feeling creative? Submit your caption and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
by John Klossner, Cartoonist
October 19, 2021
1 min read
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Damages Escalate Rapidly in Multiparty Data Breaches
Analysis of the top-50 multiparty attacks over the past decade finds that nation-state-linked hackers focused on disrupt...
October 19, 2021
Analysis of the top-50 multiparty attacks over the past decade finds that nation-state-linked hackers focused on disrupt...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
October 19, 2021
4 min read
Article
Loss Prevention Teams Up With Cybersecurity to Address Retail Fraud
As retailers roll out more fulfillment options, loss prevention professionals are increasingly shifting their attention ...
October 18, 2021
As retailers roll out more fulfillment options, loss prevention professionals are increasingly shifting their attention ...
by Tatiana Walk-Morris, Contributing Writer
October 18, 2021
5 min read
Article
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
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'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
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