In this in-depth blog, a long-time cybersecurity specialist who recently joined the staff of Information Security Media Group sizes up evolving ransomware risks and offers a list of 11 critical mitigation steps.
IoT devices are generating duplicate prime numbers while generating RSA keys, putting them at risk of a factoring attack, according to new research, which shows such an attack could be done at scale and at a low computing cost.
To help enhance security, Firefox extension developers will be required to set up their accounts to support two-factor authentication beginning early next year, Mozilla, the open source community that supports the browser, has announced.
Improving the security of diverse medical devices is a major challenge for a variety of reasons, according to security leaders at two device manufacturers, who spell out the key issues in this interview.
The gang behind Maze ransomware has begun publicly identifying its victims and listing data that it exfiltrated from systems before leaving them crypto-locked. The intent is clear: By naming and shaming victims, the Maze gang is trying to compel them to pay.
Suspicious code uploaded to VirusTotal points to Ryuk ransomware being used in a crypto-locking malware attack against New Orleans. Mayor LaToya Cantrell has declared a state of emergency and the city is continuing its recovery, noting that no emergency services have been affected.
Several sophisticated cybercriminals gangs are targeting "fuel dispenser merchants" throughout North America, in some cases by planting malware within corporate networks to steal payment card data, Visa warns in a new alert.
What connected devices are sneaking into the enterprise, and the advent of 5G technology only broadens the potential attack surface. Diana Kelley of Microsoft discusses the growing risks from connected devices and how to approach mitigation in 2020.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses why cyber defense teams need to think more like attackers. Plus, a case study on cross-border payment fraud, and an expert's take on security for the 2020 elections.
ISMG and Nominet recently hosted a NYC roundtable discussion on the topic of cyber confidence. Dave Polton of Nominet reflects on the key takeaways and why cyber confidence is now one of the sector's hottest topics.