Microsoft collaborated with cybersecurity companies and government agencies to take down the million-device Trickbot botnet in an effort to help protect the Nov. 3 U.S. election and stop the global spread of ransomware and other malware.
The Bad Bot Report investigates the daily attacks that sneak past sensors and wreak havoc on websites. Such activities include web scraping, competitive data mining, personal and financial data harvesting, brute-force login, digital ad fraud, spam, transaction fraud, and more.
In the 2020 Bad Bot Report you'll...
A recent incident at a Canadian hospital involving a vendor's former employee who allegedly stole patient records in an attempt to extort money after being laid off illustrates the complex insider threats organizations face.
A hacking group is taking aim at industrial targets in an ongoing cyberespionage campaign, security firm Kaspersky reports. The group, dubbed "MontysThree," uses a variety of techniques, including steganography, to avoid detection.
Microsoft is warning that hackers with connections to Iran, as well as other threat actors, are attempting to exploit a critical vulnerability in Windows Server dubbed Zerologon, for which it has issued a partial patch.
2020's health crisis has created an unexpected boom in telemedicine initiatives. But with this rapid innovation and adoption comes a corresponding uptick in fraud. Dean Nicolls of Jumio Corporation talks about how improving identity verification can help curb the trend.
A Chinese-speaking hacking group used a rare Unified Extensible Firmware Interface bootkit dubbed "MosaicRegressor" to target nongovernment organizations and diplomatic missions with an espionage campaign for two years, the security firm Kaspersky reports.
Security researchers are warning of a fresh wave of phishing emails with election-related lures that are designed to get users to click, opening the door to spreading the Emotet botnet or harvesting users' credentials.
In an exclusive interview, Roger Severino, director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, which enforces HIPAA, spells out critical steps healthcare organizations must take to safeguard patient information and ensure patient safety in light of the surge in ransomware and other hacking incidents.
Among the most malicious and potentially dangerous cyber incidents affecting the healthcare, energy and other sectors are evolving "distruptionware" attacks - including ransomware - that aim to shut down businesses, says retired FBI agent Jason G. Weiss.
A Treasury Department advisory offers a reminder that financial institutions, cyber insurance firms and others that facilitate a ransom payment after a ransomware attack could face federal penalties. But the warning isn't necessarily a sign of a looming enforcement effort, some cybersecurity experts say.
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