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TangleBot Campaign Underscores SMS Threat
The attack targets Android devices and starts with a malicious SMS message that aims to bring malware onto compromised d...
September 24, 2021
The attack targets Android devices and starts with a malicious SMS message that aims to bring malware onto compromised d...
by Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
September 24, 2021
5 min read
Article
FamousSparrow APT Group Flocks to Hotels, Governments, Businesses
The cyber espionage group has a custom backdoor and has added the ProxyLogon Microsoft Exchange flaw to its toolkit.
September 23, 2021
The cyber espionage group has a custom backdoor and has added the ProxyLogon Microsoft Exchange flaw to its toolkit.
by Kelly Sheridan, Senior Editor
September 23, 2021
3 min read
Article
SAIC Appoints Kevin Brown as Chief Information Security Officer
Industry leader with decades of information security experience manages SAIC’s security strategy and oversees critical c...
September 23, 2021
Industry leader with decades of information security experience manages SAIC’s security strategy and oversees critical c...
September 23, 2021
4 min read
Article
Supply Chain and Ransomware Threats Drove 60% Increase in Global Cyber Intelligence Sharing Among Financial Firms
AMEX, Banco Falabella, IAG, and UBS win global award for annual cyber intelligence sharing efforts.
September 23, 2021
AMEX, Banco Falabella, IAG, and UBS win global award for annual cyber intelligence sharing efforts.
September 23, 2021
4 min read
Article
Apple Patches Zero-Days in iOS, Known Vuln in macOS
One of the iOS vulnerabilities was discovered by Citizen Lab; the Google Threat Analysis Group reported iOS and macOS fl...
September 23, 2021
One of the iOS vulnerabilities was discovered by Citizen Lab; the Google Threat Analysis Group reported iOS and macOS fl...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
September 23, 2021
1 min read
Article
NIST Brings Threat Modeling into the Spotlight
NIST recommendations typically become part of government procurement, which means threat modeling will soon be written i...
September 23, 2021
NIST recommendations typically become part of government procurement, which means threat modeling will soon be written i...
by Adam Shostack, Technical Advisor to IriusRisk
September 23, 2021
5 min read
Article
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