Security firm Emsisoft is offering free, customized decryptors to victims of PwndLocker ransomware, which first surfaced in late 2019 and has been tied to attacks against Lasalle County in Illinois and the Serbian city of Novi Sad, with the gang demanding up to $660,000 or more in bitcoins from its victims.
The need for speed is at the heart of why business implement digital transformation strategies. Security professionals charged with protecting digital assets feel the pressure to keep up with the speed of business, but moving fast introduces challenges and uncertainties about where attacks/vulnerabilities are hiding...
Migrating computing resources to cloud environments opens up new attack surfaces previously unknown in the world of premise-based data centers. As a result, cloud-native data breaches frequently have different characteristics and follow a different progression than physical data breaches.
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The security skills shortage has been well documented over the years. It remains a salient problem for most enterprises as 66% of respondents to a 451 Research 2019 survey still say they do not have enough information security personnel on staff, and 33% specifically cited pen-testing skills as not meeting their...
When it comes to the cyberattacks, very few are as scary as the Advanced Persistent
Threats (APTs). The National Institute to Standards and
Technology (NIST) defines it as "a long-term pattern of
targeted, sophisticated attacks."
Threat actors are using more sophisticated attack methods which may go undetected...
Testing the cybersecurity posture of an organization or its
cybersecurity resilience to cyberattacks, has come a long
way. The demand for the latest and most comprehensive
testing solutions continues to grow to counter
the ever-increasing wave of cybercrime. Until
recently, the information security...
Over the last few years, cyber-attacks on Operational Technology (OT) have increased rapidly in frequency and scale. The cyber-threat to critical infrastructure and other key operational systems is now front and center of
national security concerns. There is a new frontline in cyber defense where protecting against...
Australia reportedly took a sensitive military recruiting database offline for 10 days in February following concerns it may have been compromised. The Defense Department says there's no evidence data was stolen.
Walgreens' mobile app inadvertently disclosed personal messages to other customers due to an internal application error, revealing some health-related information. The company did not say how many people were affected.
At the core of cybersecurity, every leader has just one ultimate question: 'Have we been compromised?" And yet that remains the most difficult question to answer with certainty, says Ricardo Villadiego, CEO of Lumu Technologies.
A U.S. Defense Department agency that's responsible for providing secure communications and IT equipment for the president and other top government officials says a data breach of one of its systems may have exposed personal data, including Social Security numbers.
Hacking incidents involving email appear to be the most common type of major health data breach being reported to federal regulators so far in 2020. But the largest breach added to the tally involved a type of incident rarely seen in recent years: the theft of an unencrypted laptop.