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Vulnerabilities/Threats

Microsoft-Signed Rootkit Targets Gaming Environments in China
FiveSys is the second publicly known rootkit since June that attackers have managed to sneak past Microsoft's driver cer...
October 20, 2021
FiveSys is the second publicly known rootkit since June that attackers have managed to sneak past Microsoft's driver cer...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
October 20, 2021
2 min read
Article
Google: Phishing Campaign Targets YouTube Creators
The attackers behind the campaign, which distributes cookie theft malware, are attributed to actors recruited in a Russi...
October 20, 2021
The attackers behind the campaign, which distributes cookie theft malware, are attributed to actors recruited in a Russi...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 20, 2021
2 min read
Article
Passwordless Is the Future … but What About the Present?
Password managers, single sign-on, and multifactor authentication each offers its own methodology and unique set of bene...
October 20, 2021
Password managers, single sign-on, and multifactor authentication each offers its own methodology and unique set of bene...
by Idan Fast, Co-Founder and CTO at Grip Security
October 20, 2021
4 min read
Article
Telecommunications Providers Worldwide Are Targeted in Sophisticated Cyber-Espionage Campaign
LightBasin has displayed in-depth knowledge of telecom architectures and protocols in its attacks, security vendor warns...
October 19, 2021
LightBasin has displayed in-depth knowledge of telecom architectures and protocols in its attacks, security vendor warns...
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
October 19, 2021
4 min read
Article
Candy Corn Maker Hit With Ransomware
Ferrara Candy Co. said a ransomware attack earlier this month won't affect Halloween supplies of its sweets, which inclu...
October 19, 2021
Ferrara Candy Co. said a ransomware attack earlier this month won't affect Halloween supplies of its sweets, which inclu...
by Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading
October 19, 2021
1 min read
Article
Name That Toon: Bone Dry
Feeling creative? Submit your caption and our panel of experts will reward the winner with a $25 Amazon gift card.
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
Article
Group With Potential Links to Iranian Threat Actor Resurfaces
The Lyceum group has previously been linked to attacks on targets in the Middle East.
October 18, 2021
The Lyceum group has previously been linked to attacks on targets in the Middle East.
by Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
October 18, 2021
3 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
In Cyberwar, Attribution Can Be Impossible — and That's OK
Instead of using a substantial proportion of resources to determine attribution, organizations should focus on defenses ...
October 18, 2021
Instead of using a substantial proportion of resources to determine attribution, organizations should focus on defenses ...
by Justin Fier, Director for Cyber Intelligence & Analytics at Darktrace
October 18, 2021
4 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
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
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