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A malicious campaign is targeting organizations from a broad range of industries with a piece of malware known as Kwampirs, FBI warns. [Read More]
The financially-motivated hacking group FIN7 has started mailing malicious USB devices to intended victims to infect them with malware, the FBI warns. [Read More]
IBM and FireEye have spotted a campaign that relies on fake “COVID-19 Payment” emails to deliver the Zeus Sphinx banking trojan to people in the US, Canada and Australia. [Read More]
Google says it has seen a drop in the number of warnings sent for potential government-backed phishing or malware attempts last year, mainly due to improved protection systems. [Read More]
Russian cybercriminals targeted pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies in Western Europe and the attack likely involved two Windows vulnerabilities which Microsoft did not expect to be exploited. [Read More]
A recently observed campaign is attempting to infect the iPhones of users in Hong Kong with an iOS backdoor that allows attackers to take control of devices. [Read More]
A targeted and ongoing campaign first spotted last year has hit industrial organizations in the Middle East with a new Trojan. [Read More]
New Mexico school districts, universities, and government agencies have collectively spent millions of dollars to regain control of their computer systems after being hit by ransomware. [Read More]
A new Mirai variant named Mukashi has been delivered to Zyxel NAS devices via exploitation of a recently patched vulnerability tracked as CVE-2020-9054. [Read More]
In a campaign targeting German companies, the infamous Russia-linked threat actor known as TA505 has been using legitimate tools in addition to malware. [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!