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The North Korea-linked Lazarus group has been targeting users in South Korea via a supply chain attack that involves software required by government and banking websites. [Read More]
Schneider Electric has warned its customers about Drovorub, a Russia-linked Linux malware that was recently detailed by the NSA and FBI. [Read More]
A report published this week by industrial cybersecurity firm Dragos reveals that the manufacturing sector is targeted by five ICS-focused threat groups. [Read More]
Cybercriminals who breached the systems of Japanese video game giant Capcom are demanding $11 million after deploying ransomware and stealing vast amounts of data. [Read More]
A Chinese threat actor is leveraging DLL side-loading for the execution of malicious code in attacks targeting organizations in Myanmar. [Read More]
The source code for the KPot information stealer was put up for auction, with the REvil ransomware operators apparently being the sole bidders. [Read More]
A threat actor has been observed targeting Oracle Solaris operating systems for over two years, including with an exploit for a recently addressed zero-day vulnerability. [Read More]
North Korea-linked threat actor Kimsuky was recently observed using brand new malware in attacks on government agencies and human rights activists. [Read More]
The U.S. Cyber Command this week released new malware samples associated with the activity of Russian threat actors Turla and Zebrocy. [Read More]
Google Project Zero security researchers have identified another Windows vulnerability that has been actively exploited in attacks. [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!