Microsoft and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency are urging local government agencies to patch the Netlogon vulnerability known as Zerologon ahead of next Tuesday's presidential election to improve security. A "small number" of attacks exploiting the flaw are continuing, Microsoft says.
The data dump of citizens' election information following a ransomware attack against a county in Georgia is likely to raise concerns about the integrity of this year's vote, some security experts say.
U.S Cyber Command and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency have issued warnings about two Russian hacking groups that are using updated malware to target government agencies around the world.
Citing the stretched health IT resources and heavy workloads healthcare organizations face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal regulators are delaying compliance deadlines for information blocking and health IT interoperability regulations.
As 2021 looms, the conversation is no longer about securing the remote workforce now. It's about how we will collaborate and form teams in the future - and the architectural shifts necessary to make it so. Matt De Vincentis of Palo Alto Networks shares his vision of the future of how we work.
COVID-19 infections are hitting new daily highs in the U.S., and some European countries are re-imposing restrictions. Plus, the flu season is just around the corner. "We're in a bad place," says pandemic expert Regina Phelps, who shares insights on pandemic trends and response.
The FBI and CISA warn U.S. hospitals about a fresh wave of Ryuk ransomware attacks that have recently targeted healthcare facilities across the country. Over the past week, several hospitals have publicly reported attacks, which appear to be financially motivated.
Not only have enterprises accelerated their shift to the cloud in 2020, but they have also leapfrogged into multi-cloud environments. With this transition comes the top challenge: Maintaining appropriate visibility. Joe Partlow of ReliaQuest discusses how to tackle this challenge.
Almost eight months after Microsoft warned of a critical vulnerability in Windows called SMBGhost, more than 100,000 unpatched devices remain vulnerable, according to security researchers. The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing rush to move workers into home offices may have led to delays in applying the fix.
Turla, a hacking group based in Russia, is deploying a revamped set of customized tools to target potential victims, including a European government agency, for its espionage campaigns, according to Accenture.
Although IoT door locks are ultimately designed to keep people out, they may actually be the way in. Craig Young of Tripwire describes problems he found in U-tec's Ultraloq and other issues with IoT security.
A hacking group linked to Iran's government targeted over 100 security and policy experts who are potentially attending two upcoming security conferences with phishing emails designed to steal credentials and gather intelligence, according to Microsoft.
To this point, the focus of ransomware defenses has been on detection. But Michael Leworthy of Veeam says it's time to shift to protection - and even recovery. And backups, he says, are now the critical battlefield in this war.