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Researchers analyze SeaFlower, an activity cluster linked to China that involves adding backdoors to popular iOS and Android Web3 wallets. [Read More]
Multiple cybercrime and state-sponsored threat groups are exploiting the recently patched Confluence Server vulnerability tracked as CVE-2022-26134. [Read More]
Despite soaring valuations, several well-capitalized cybersecurity startups with 'unicorn' valuations are cutting staff to weather macroeconomic storms. [Read More]
SentinelOne details the MO of a Chinese cyberespionage group actively targeting education, government, and telecommunication organizations since at least 2013. [Read More]
Security researchers with BlackBerry and Intezer have analyzed new highly-evasive Linux malware that parasitically infects all running processes on a target machine. [Read More]
Qbot, AsyncRAT and other malware are being delivered via the Follina vulnerability, which remains without an official patch. [Read More]
Tech giant IBM plans to acquire early-stage attack surface management startup Randori in a deal that signals a major expansion of Big Blue’s cybersecurity ambitions. [Read More]
Ten Eleven Ventures has joined a growing list of cybersecurity-focused venture capital firms raising new funds to invest in startups solving information security problems. [Read More]
Sequoia is leading a massive $50 million early-stage investment in Chainguard, a startup created by a team of ex-Google software engineers to "make software supply chain secure by default." [Read More]
Cybercriminals operating the Clipminer botnet have made at least $1.7 million in illicit gains to date, according to estimates from Symantec researchers. [Read More]

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Justin Fier's picture
The cost of electricity has led some to take shortcuts in the search for power sources - individuals and organizations are now being breached by cyber-criminals seeking to take advantage of corporate infrastructures.
Siggi Stefnisson's picture
Historical patterns and recent activity indicate that another major Necurs malware outbreak is looming just around the corner.
Siggi Stefnisson's picture
It remains to be seen whether more legitimate web operations will embrace the approach, but you can count on illegitimate and malicious use of cryptomining to grow robustly.
David Holmes's picture
Take a step back and realize that cryptocurrency mining is really just another form of malware, which is something you should be good at finding already.
Alastair Paterson's picture
There are several mitigation measures and best practices that you can adopt to improve your organization’s security posture and reduce the risk of supply chain infections.
Siggi Stefnisson's picture
In the cat-and-mouse game between security providers and malware authors, cybercriminals keep innovating and experimenting – a dynamic seen in the recent resurgence of the Locky ransomware.
Jack Danahy's picture
While devastating to the victims, the recent rash of ransomware has been helpful in putting an objective and quantifiable face on modern threats associated in cybersecurity.
Travis Greene's picture
To reduce exposure to malware, security teams need to learn the DevOps techniques that are being adopted across the rest of the IT organization.
Justin Fier's picture
The early indicators of the WannaCry attack were evident, but it spread too quickly for human security teams to react before it spread across the world like wildfire.
Jennifer Blatnik's picture
If the WannaCry incident taught us anything, it’s that global, widespread ransomware can and will impact organizations without any notice. The time to prepare is now.