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ZeroFox will begin trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market as a result of the previously announced deal by SPAC firm L&F Acquisition Corp. [Read More]
The cryptocurrency division of Robinhood has been slapped with a $30 million penalty for "significant violations" of New York state's cybersecurity and money laundering regulations. [Read More]
VMware patches dangerous security flaw that allows malicious actor with network access to the UI to obtain administrative access without the need to authenticate. [Read More]
A 24-year-old Australian man faces a lengthy prison sentence for allegedly creating and selling the Imminent Monitor (IM) RAT. [Read More]
Cybersleuths at Microsoft discover a link between the recent ‘Raspberry Robin’ USB-based worm attacks and the notorious EvilCorp ransomware operation. [Read More]
In testimony before the the US House Intelligence Committee, security pros at Google and Citizen Lab make fresh calls for a wholesale clampdown on problematic commercial spyware vendors. [Read More]
Redmond's security research teams intercept multiple zero-day attacks attributed to DSIRF, a private cyber mercenary firm operating out of Austria. [Read More]
A global study of 550 organizations finds the average cost of a data breach reaching all-time high of $4.35 million as businesses struggle with ransomware and lack of zero trust principles. [Read More]
The source code of Rust-based Luca Stealer has been used to create over 25 samples since the beginning of July. [Read More]
Reports say a Greek lawmaker in the European Parliament was targeted with malicious links trying to plant the Predator spyware program. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Malware

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Derek Manky's picture
Organizations can strengthen their security posture by getting detailed information on current attack techniques and keeping their employees’ cyber hygiene training up to date.
Derek Manky's picture
Malware and targeted attacks on operating systems and firmware have become increasingly destructive in nature, and these more nefarious attack methods are rising in prevalence.
Derek Manky's picture
Botnets have become a fixture in the threat landscape, and are in a state of evolution as they learn and use newer, more evolved cybercriminal attack techniques.
Derek Manky's picture
Organization must remain hyper-vigilant and upgrade their defenses as thoroughly and quickly as possible.
Derek Manky's picture
Botnets are becoming more malicious, sometimes able to create hundreds of thousands of drones that can attack a variety of machines, including Mac systems, Linux, Windows systems, edge devices, IoT devices, and so on.
Derek Manky's picture
How can organizations fight ransomware? The best solution is always prevention. Here are three tactics toward that goal.
Idan Aharoni's picture
The fact that so many large and high-profile enterprises fall prey to ransomware attacks that in many cases does not pose any new technical challenge suggests that there are still many gaps that needs to be closed.
Gordon Lawson's picture
Threat hunting must be non-attributable, while maintaining a clear audit trail to satisfy legal and governance requirements.
Derek Manky's picture
Each side of the public-private collaboration has resources and capabilities that shore up the other and increase effectiveness in combatting cybercrime.
Tim Bandos's picture
The ransomware threat could still become more pervasive over the next two to three years, not because ransomware is effective in and of itself but because of other players in the game continue to fan the flames.