The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the recent ransomware attack on aluminum giant, Norsk Hydro. Plus, confessions of a former LulzSec and Anonymous hacktivist, and the growing problem of cyber extortion.
An incident involving a third-party vendor migrating a server containing archived email of a medical device provider has resulted in a reported health data breach impacting more than 277,000 individuals. What went wrong?
Script-based payment card malware continues its successful run, impacting a range of e-commerce sites, security researchers warn. With fraudsters continuing to refine their tactics, countering card-sniffing scripts continues to be difficult.
Aluminum giant Norsk Hydro has been hit by LockerGoga ransomware, which was apparently distributed to endpoints by hackers using the company's own Active Directory services against it. To help safeguard others, security experts have called on Hydro to release precise details of how it was hit.
In today's hyper-connected enterprise, organizations are at risk of two different types of attack. Larry Link, CEO of Cequence Security, explains how to defend at a platform level - without adding friction.
An unprotected database belonging to Chinese e-commerce site Gearbest exposed 1.5 million customer records, including payment information, email addresses and other personal data for customers worldwide, white hat hackers discovered.
Destructive malware attacks, once rare, have been surging as attackers seek to cover their tracks and complicate life for incident responders, says Rick McElroy, head of security strategy at Carbon Black.
Carbon Black and Optiv have released their 2019 Modern Bank Heists report, which unveils the latest cyber threats to global banking institutions. Report co-author Tom Kellermann discusses the findings and what they mean.
If you had to guess what day of the week a hacker will hit your organization, the answer might seem obvious: Hackers prefer to strike on Saturday. And a review by Redscan of cybersecurity incidents reported to Britain's privacy regulator before GDPR took effect confirms it.
Verifications.io, a self-described "big data email verification platform," has suffered a massive breach. Security researcher Bob Diachenko said he discovered the site was exposing 763 million records.
Citrix Systems is investigating a suspected hack attack, resulting in the theft of business documents, after being tipped off by the FBI. The breach alert follows Citrix recently disclosing that in late 2018, hackers breached some of its customers' accounts via credential-stuffing attacks.