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Proofpoint warns that attackers are leveraging compromised supplier accounts and supplier impersonation to send malware, steal credentials and perpetrate invoicing fraud. [Read More]
Researchers have discovered FlixOnline, new Android malware that uses Netflix as its lure and spreads malware via auto-replies to WhatsApp messages. [Read More]
A joint report from SAP and Onapsis warns that advanced threat actors are targeting new vulnerabilities in SAP applications within days after the availability of security patches. [Read More]
Researchers report that a subgroup of the Molerats APT is employing voice changing software in attacks targeting regional adversaries and political opponents. [Read More]
In a new pilot program, the U.S. DoD invites the HackerOne community to remotely test the participating DoD contractors’ assets and report on any identified vulnerabilities. [Read More]
Kaspersky researchers warn that China-linked APT group Cycldek using custom malware in a series of recent attacks targeting government and military entities in Vietnam. [Read More]
The U.S. government's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns that APT actors are exploiting Fortinet FortiOS vulnerabilities in attacks targeting commercial, government, and technology services networks. [Read More]
VMWare fixes a serious URL-handling vulnerability in the Carbon Black administrative interface and warns of authentication bypass and potential code execution risks. [Read More]
A third-party audit financed by the New York Times discovers a high-risk vulnerability but overall gives Securedrop Workstation a positive security bill of health. [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's CISA is directing federal agencies to scan their Microsoft Exchange environments for four weeks and report if they find any compromised servers. [Read More]

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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.
Derek Manky's picture
2020 has taught us to revisit the practice of inspecting encrypted traffic. These are all standard security protocols to step up in light of what cybercriminals are doing now.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Playing whack-a-mole with malicious code infections, phishing sites, and compromised credentials won’t help an enterprise reduce losses due to fraud.
Torsten George's picture
Ransomware is just one of many tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) that threat actors are using to attack organizations by compromising remote user devices.
John Maddison's picture
Intent-based segmentation, deception technology, and an integrated security fabric are essential tools in beating malware designed to avoid detection and analysis.
Justin Fier's picture
The origin story of Mimikatz — a post-exploitation module that has enabled criminals to steal millions of passwords around the world — reads like an over-the-top spy thriller.
Siggi Stefnisson's picture
The truth is that quite a lot of malware is developed by an organization—an actual office of people that show up and spend their working day writing malware for a paycheck.
Erin O’Malley's picture
When ransomware strikes, there aren’t many options for response and recovery. Essentially, you can choose your own adventure and hope for the best.
Siggi Stefnisson's picture
History shows that, in security, the next big thing isn’t always an entirely new thing. We have precedents—macro malware existed for decades before it really became a “thing.”