Dark Reading: Attacks/Breaches
Are We Secure Yet? How to Build a "Post-Breach" Culture
There are many ways to improve your organization's cybersecurity practices, but the most important principle is to start from the top.
Mobile Banking Malware Up 50% in First Half of 2019
A new report from Check Point recaps the cybercrime trends, statistics, and vulnerabilities that defined the security landscape in 2019.
FBI Seizes Domain That Sold Info Stolen in Data Breaches
The website, WeLeakData.com, claimed to have more than 12 billion records gathered from over 10,000 breaches.
ADP Users Hit with Phishing Scam Ahead of Tax Season
Fraudulent emails tell recipients their W-2 forms are ready and prompt them to click malicious links.
With International Tensions Flaring, Cyber-Risk Is Heating Up for All Businesses
Risks of nation-state attacks go beyond Iran, and the need for awareness and security don't stop at any national border.
New Attack Campaigns Suggest Emotet Threat Is Far From Over
Malware described by the DHS as among the worst ever continues to evolve and grow, researchers from Cisco Talos, Cofense, and Check Point Software say.
NY Fed Reveals Implications of Cyberattack on US Financial System
A "pre-mortem analysis" sheds light on the potential destruction of a cyberattack against major US banks.
2017 Data Breach Will Cost Equifax at Least $1.38 Billion
Company agrees to set aside a minimum of $380.5 million as breach compensation and spend another $1 billion on transforming its information security over the next five years. The 147 million US consumers affected by the breach have one week from today to file a claim.
How to Comprehend the Buzz About Honeypots
Honeypots are crucial tools for security researchers and security teams. Understanding what they are and what they can do can be critical for making them safe and useful for your organization.
Microsoft Patches Windows Vuln Discovered by the NSA
The National Security Agency is publicly acknowledged for its finding and reporting of CVE-2020-0601, marking the start of what it says is a new approach to security.
Cloud Adoption & Technology Change Create Gaps in Enterprise Security
Many companies are struggling to get a handle on risk exposure because of visibility issues, Radware survey shows.
'Fancy Bear' Targets Ukrainian Oil Firm Burisma in Phishing Attack
The oil & gas company is at the heart of the ongoing US presidential impeachment case.
Attackers Increasingly Focus on Business Disruption
Network intruders are staying undetected for an average of 95 days, enabling them to target critical systems and more completely disrupt business.
Global Predictions for Energy Cyber Resilience in 2020
How prepared is the energy sector for an escalating attack surface in the operating technology environment? Here are five trends to watch.
Consumer Reports Calls for IoT Manufacturers to Raise Security Standards
A letter to 25 companies says Consumer Reports will change ratings to reflect stronger security and privacy standards.
Dustman Attack Underscores Iran's Cyber Capabilities
For nearly six months, an attack group linked to Iran reportedly had access to the network of Bahrain's national oil company, Bapco, before it executed a destructive payload.
Processor Vulnerabilities Put Virtual Workloads at Risk
Meltdown, Spectre exploits will likely lead to customers making tradeoffs between performance and security of applications, especially virtual and cloud-based apps
Website Collecting Australian Fire Donations Hit by Magecart
The attack may have compromised donors' payment information.
Texas School District Loses $2.3M to Phishing Attack
The Manor Independent School District is investigating a phishing email scam that led to three separate fraudulent transactions.
Will This Be the Year of the Branded Cybercriminal?
Threat actors will continue to grow enterprise-style businesses that evolve just like their legitimate counterparts.
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