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Microsoft's new 'CyberBattleSim' research toolkit supports the high-level abstract simulation of computer networks and cybersecurity concepts. [Read More]
The new 'Aviary' dashboard will help visualize and analyze output from Sparrow, a CISA-developed tool for detecting potentially malicious activity in Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 environments. [Read More]
Threat actors are abusing organizations’ reliance on communication services such as Discord and Slack to circumvent network protections and ensure effectiveness of attacks. [Read More]
Cisco patches a critical vulnerability in an SD-WAN software product but warned that a different high-risk bug in end-of-life small business routers will remain unpatched. [Read More]
NEWS ANALYSIS: Google’s decision to promote Rust for low-level Android programming is another sign that the shelf-life for memory corruption mitigations are no match for the speed of in-the-wild exploit development. [Read More]
Cring ransomware operators exploit an old vulnerability in the FortiOS SSL VPN web portal to access enterprise networks, including the ones of industrial organisations. [Read More]
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]

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Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Torsten George's picture
To limit the risk of having drive-by malware attacks planted on their websites, organizations should monitor the payload of their different Internet properties, which for larger organizations can easily become a huge undertaking.
Marc Solomon's picture
Malvertising underscores the need for an approach to security that addresses the full attack continuum. With ongoing visibility and control, and intelligent and continuous updates, security professionals can take action to stop the inevitable outbreak.
Aviv Raff's picture
Just as offices need to detect break-ins to keep criminals from committing industrial espionage, enterprises need to put more focus on detecting APTs and other advanced threats to keep adversaries from their network.
Michael Callahan's picture
While obscuring website code, server architecture, and security mechanisms doesn’t provide bullet-proof security on its own, it is actually pretty effective.
Wade Williamson's picture
Even with the basics covered, we also have to be on the lookout for unknown threats and anomalies in our networks that can be an indicator of compromise.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?
Andrew Jaquith's picture
As with most stories Mac-related, the malware-is-finally-coming story attracted a lot of press. But the desktop Mac OS might not be attractive to attackers as you might think.
Ram Mohan's picture
We still don't know who created Conficker or what that person’s motivations were. What we do know: Conficker could have proved much more damaging than it ultimately did, but the threat has not entirely disappeared.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!