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GoDaddy has been hacked and customer data for some 1.2 million WordPress users were exposed to the attacker for more than three months. [Read More]
The Danish wind turbine manufacturer confirms a cyber attack has impacted parts of internal internal IT infrastructure and that data has been compromised. [Read More]
Prodaft security researchers exploited a vulnerability in the recovery servers used by the Conti ransomware, which allowed them to gain insight into its inner workings. [Read More]
The newly discovered Android banking trojan targets international banks and five different cryptocurrency services. [Read More]
Microsoft's threat hunters have caught Iranian threat actors breaking into IT services shops in India and Israel and stealing credentials for downstream software supply chain attacks. [Read More]
Public cloud data protection provider Laminar has emerged from stealth with $32 million in Series A funding led by Insight Partners. [Read More]
Google paid roughly $60,000 in bug bounty rewards to the external security researchers reporting high-severity vulnerabilities in Chrome. [Read More]
Mandiant researchers says narratives used in the Ghostwriter information operations campaign are aligned with Belarusian government interests, suggesting at least partial involvement. [Read More]
Researchers showcase new attack that relies on non-uniform and frequency-based Rowhammer access patterns to bypass Target Row Refresh (TRR) on DDR4 DRAM. [Read More]
Microsoft-owned GitHub warns that a pair of newly discovered vulnerabilities continue to expose the soft underbelly of the open-source software supply chain. [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!