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China's Hackers Crack Devices at Tianfu Cup for $1.5M in Prizes
China's premier hackers will target web browsers, operating systems, mobile devices, and even a car at Tianfu Cup.
October 15, 2021
China's premier hackers will target web browsers, operating systems, mobile devices, and even a car at Tianfu Cup.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 15, 2021
2 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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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
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
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A Close Look at Russia's Ghostwriter Campaign
The group, which conducts espionage and sows disinformation, is larger than previously thought and has shifted tactics.
October 13, 2021
The group, which conducts espionage and sows disinformation, is larger than previously thought and has shifted tactics.
by Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevailion
October 13, 2021
5 min read
Article
Microsoft Fixes Zero-Day Flaw in Win32 Driver
A previously known threat actor is using the flaw in a broad cyber-espionage campaign, security vendor warns.
October 12, 2021
A previously known threat actor is using the flaw in a broad cyber-espionage campaign, security vendor warns.
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
October 12, 2021
5 min read
Article
New Vaultree Encryption-as-a-Service Keeps Cloud Data Fully Encrypted
Encryption startup Vaultree aims to give companies the ability to work with fully encrypted data in the cloud.
October 12, 2021
Encryption startup Vaultree aims to give companies the ability to work with fully encrypted data in the cloud.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 12, 2021
1 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
Why Choke-Point Analysis Is Essential in Active Directory Security
Defense should focus on high-value choke points first to ensure that their most critical assets are protected, before mo...
October 12, 2021
Defense should focus on high-value choke points first to ensure that their most critical assets are protected, before mo...
by Andy Robbins, Technical Architect, SpecterOps
October 12, 2021
4 min read
Article
Not Hitting Your Security KPIs? Get the Whole Business Involved
CISOs can deliver better outcomes and get the support they need by linking security processes to business results.
October 12, 2021
CISOs can deliver better outcomes and get the support they need by linking security processes to business results.
by Matt Middleton-Leal, Managing Director, Qualys
October 12, 2021
4 min read
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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
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Forcepoint to Acquire Bitglass
Deal will merge Bitglass's security service edge technology with Forcepoint’s SASE architecture.
October 11, 2021
Deal will merge Bitglass's security service edge technology with Forcepoint’s SASE architecture.
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 11, 2021
1 min read
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