Cybercriminals monitor leak sites for newly listed ransomware victims in a bid to try their own hand at dropping encryption malware, says Sophos. The cybersecurity firm says it's seen an uptick in incidents involving multiple criminal gangs demanding a ransom for unencrypted victims' files.
A high-ranking employee at Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange, or BitMEX, has pleaded guilty to violating the Bank Secrecy Act, which requires financial institutions to help prevent money laundering. The plea by Gregory Dwyer follows BitMEX's three founders all pleading guilty to the same charge.
In the wake of rapid cloud migration, visibility has been a common challenge for many organizations. But add detection, investigation and response to that list. Colin O'Connor, COO of ReliaQuest, shares insights and a case study for overcoming these cloud security challenges.
The managed security services market is both evolving and becoming crowded. Colin O'Connor, COO of ReliaQuest, offers insight into why many MSS offerings fall short and what customers going forward should demand in MSS security outcomes.
A future without passwords is not far off. This is bad news for cybercriminals who aim to steal credentials and good news for your IT team – which spends way too much time handling password resets, account unlocks, and other password-related requests. Find out what alternative authentication methods are available...
As the U.K.'s National Health Service continues to deal with the impact of a cyberattack on one of its critical IT suppliers, the situation underscores the risks posed by vendors - and the need to have business continuity plans ready to deploy.
Combining the data analytics of Google Chronicle with Mandiant's ability to identify signals of abnormal behavior is an unbeatable combination, says Mandiant President and COO John Watters. Google agreed in March to purchase threat intelligence and incident response titan Mandiant for $5.4 billion.
President and CEO Hatem Naguib expects Barracuda Networks to pursue more midmarket growth opportunities in both North America and internationally under private equity firm KKR's tutelage. The company will move from Thoma Bravo to KKR's control for a reported $4 billion in a deal announced in April.
Sandy Carielli, principal analyst at Forrester, shares research on the latest bot management trends. Forrester found that while bots affect security, e-commerce, marketing, fraud and other teams, security professionals are still the most common bot management users.
James Foster has been swimming against the current for months, taking ZeroFox public by merging with a special-purpose acquisition company despite the worsening economic conditions. The Nasdaq Stock Exchange listing makes ZeroFox the first cybersecurity company to go public in all of 2022.
The federal government today sanctioned Tornado Cash. The Department of Treasury ordered assets of the Ethereum blockchain cryptocurrency mixer to be frozen and says civil and potentially criminal penalties await anyone under U.S. jurisdiction who uses the service.
What makes authorized payment scams hard to detect? The speed and volume of transactions hinders banks in monitoring for fraud, but David Lott, payments risk expert with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, says educating customers and leveraging the right technology can help reduce scams.
Twilio, which runs a customer engagement platform used by thousands of businesses, says that its employees were tricked via SMS phishing messages into giving attackers their login credentials, resulting in the theft of information on customers, as well as their customers and end users.
Twitter confirms that a zero-day vulnerability allowed threat actors to gain access to the personal information of 5.4 million user account profiles. The company was notified about this specific vulnerability in Twitter's systems through its bug bounty program in January.
Accused cryptocurrency money launderer Alexander Vinnik made his first appearance in U.S. federal court today. The Russian national faces 55 years imprisonment for his alleged involvement in laundering hacking proceeds through Bitcoin on the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange.