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Password Reuse Problems Persist Despite Known Risks
The vast majority of users worry about compromised passwords, but two-thirds continue to use the same password or a vari...
September 22, 2021
The vast majority of users worry about compromised passwords, but two-thirds continue to use the same password or a vari...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
September 22, 2021
4 min read
Article
6 Lessons From Major Data Breaches This Year
Though many incidents stemmed from familiar security failures, they served up — or resurfaced — some important takeaways...
September 22, 2021
Though many incidents stemmed from familiar security failures, they served up — or resurfaced — some important takeaways...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
September 22, 2021
1 min read
Slideshow
Who Is BlackMatter?
Researchers piece together the origins of the group that made headlines this week as the perpetrator behind a ransomware...
September 22, 2021
Researchers piece together the origins of the group that made headlines this week as the perpetrator behind a ransomware...
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
September 22, 2021
4 min read
Article
CISA, FBI, NSA Warn of Increase in Conti Ransomware Attacks
A new alert provides the technical details of ongoing attacks and guidance for organizations to secure systems against C...
September 22, 2021
A new alert provides the technical details of ongoing attacks and guidance for organizations to secure systems against C...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 22, 2021
2 min read
Article
New Cooperative's Ransomware Attack Underscores Threat to Food & Agriculture
The Iowa grain cooperative took its systems offline in response to a security incident earlier this week.
September 21, 2021
The Iowa grain cooperative took its systems offline in response to a security incident earlier this week.
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
September 21, 2021
6 min read
Article
US Treasury Dept. Sanctions Suex Cryptocurrency Exchange
Sanctions are a result of Suex's role in facilitating transactions for ransomware attackers., officials say.
September 21, 2021
Sanctions are a result of Suex's role in facilitating transactions for ransomware attackers., officials say.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 21, 2021
2 min read
Article
Open Source Software Projects Up Their Security Game but Face More Attacks
Patches for dependencies are trickling up through the open source ecosystem faster than ever — a good thing because atta...
September 20, 2021
Patches for dependencies are trickling up through the open source ecosystem faster than ever — a good thing because atta...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
September 20, 2021
4 min read
Article
F5 Networks to Buy Threat Stack
F5 Networks plans to combine its application and API security tools with Threat Stack's cloud protection capabilities.
September 20, 2021
F5 Networks plans to combine its application and API security tools with Threat Stack's cloud protection capabilities.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 20, 2021
1 min read
Article
Mirai Botnet Exploiting OMIGOD Azure Vulnerability
Microsoft patched four Open Management Infrastructure flaws earlier this week.
September 17, 2021
Microsoft patched four Open Management Infrastructure flaws earlier this week.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 17, 2021
2 min read
Article
International Insider Threat: DoJ Fines US Intel Officials Who Aided UAE
Three former US intelligence operatives have been fined $1,685,000 for aiding the United Arab Emirates in widespread hac...
September 17, 2021
Three former US intelligence operatives have been fined $1,685,000 for aiding the United Arab Emirates in widespread hac...
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
September 17, 2021
6 min read
Article
New Report Examines Top Threats Discussed at Black Hat USA
Supply chain security and vulnerabilities in enterprise software were among the threats most dicussed at this year's sho...
September 17, 2021
Supply chain security and vulnerabilities in enterprise software were among the threats most dicussed at this year's sho...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 17, 2021
2 min read
Article
Microsoft Warns of Uptick in MSHTML Attacks
Attackers leveraging the flaw are using infrastructure associated with other criminal groups, including ransomware-as-a-...
September 16, 2021
Attackers leveraging the flaw are using infrastructure associated with other criminal groups, including ransomware-as-a-...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
September 16, 2021
4 min read
Article
TransUnion to Buy Neustar for $3.1B
TransUnion, primarily known for credit ratings, hopes to expand into digital marketing and fraud mitigation capabilities...
September 16, 2021
TransUnion, primarily known for credit ratings, hopes to expand into digital marketing and fraud mitigation capabilities...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 16, 2021
1 min read
Article
FBI, CISA, CGCYBER Warn of APTs Targeting CVE-2021-40539
The critical authentication bypass vulnerability exists in Zoho ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus, officials report.
September 16, 2021
The critical authentication bypass vulnerability exists in Zoho ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus, officials report.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 16, 2021
2 min read
Article
How Attackers Invest in Cloud-Focused Cybercrime
A new study reveals an active underground market for access credentials to tens of thousands of cloud accounts and resou...
September 15, 2021
A new study reveals an active underground market for access credentials to tens of thousands of cloud accounts and resou...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
September 15, 2021
4 min read
Article