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The disruption of Maryland’s reporting of COVID-19 data last month was caused by a ransomware attack. [Read More]
Adversarial AI – or the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning within offensive cyber activity – comes in two flavors: attacks that use AI and attacks against AI. [Read More]
CYBERCOM shares details and malware attributed to the Iran-linked threat actor MuddyWater. [Read More]
Dozens of journalists and human rights defenders in El Salvador had their cellphones repeatedly hacked with sophisticated spyware over the past year and a half. [Read More]
A ransomware attack locked down a prison in Bernalillo County New Mexico, knocking out security cameras and leaving inmates confined to their cells, court documents show. [Read More]
Apple ships iOS fix for a persistent HomeKit denial-of-service flaw but only after an independent researcher publicly criticized the company for ignoring his discovery. [Read More]
Mozilla fixes multiple high-severity vulnerabilities with the release of Firefox 96, Firefox ESR 91.5, and Thunderbird 91.5. [Read More]
CISA, FBI and NSA have released a joint cybersecurity advisory providing an overview of cyber operations linked to the Russian government. [Read More]
The Albanian government said that it would hire a U.S. company to bolster its cybersecurity following a large leak last month. [Read More]
Microsoft’s first batch of patches for 2022 cover at least 97 security flaws, including a critical HTTP Protocol Stack bug described as “wormable.” [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cybercrime

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Derek Manky's picture
We tend to focus on the attack surface when it comes to cybersecurity, but the reality is, much like an iceberg, there’s so much more lurking beneath the surface.
Gordon Lawson's picture
Threat hunting must be non-attributable, while maintaining a clear audit trail to satisfy legal and governance requirements.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Fraudsters will determine who to target within the industry based on each service’s fraud prevention policies and maturity, rather than generally targeting the industry.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Taking down dark web sites may cause headache for both the bad guys and the good guys, but it can also have a profound positive effect on the fight against cybercrime.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb debunks the most common myths surrounding fraud, security and user experience.
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.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Over the coming weeks, we must be vigilant as there will be a glut of activity and misinformation from cybercriminals wanting to disrupt the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb discusses what enterprises can do to mitigate risk and limit losses account takeover (ATO) fraud, account opening (AO) fraud, and payment fraud.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Proposed Distributed Account Information Certification (DAIC) enables organizations to quickly and securely validate the bank account information of companies before they send payments