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Researchers develop malware that can jump air gaps and exfiltrate data from an isolated device using magnetic fields [Read More]
Malware and phishing attacks growingly abuse SSL to increase their chances of success, Zscaler said in its latest report [Read More]
Europol and UK’s NCA announced that users and sellers of the LuminosityLink RAT have been targeted in an operation involving over a dozen law enforcement agencies [Read More]
South Korea’s Internet & Security Agency issues alert for Adobe Flash Player zero-day vulnerability reportedly exploited in attacks by North Korea [Read More]
Researchers find more than 130 malware samples exploiting the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, including malware for Windows, Linux, macOS and browsers [Read More]
Danish shipping giant Maersk revealed that it had to restore nearly 50,000 PCs and servers following the NotPetya attack [Read More]
National Stores, which operates over 300 Fallas and other clothing stores across the U.S., admitted that hackers had access to its payment systems for five months [Read More]
ICS malware known as Triton and Trisis exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Schneider Electric Triconex Safety Instrumented System (SIS) controllers [Read More]
Cybercriminals are delivering the Zyklon malware, which includes data theft and DDoS attack capabilities, using recently patched Office vulnerabilities [Read More]
A 24-year-old man from the UK has pleaded guilty to running services designed to help cybercriminals make their malware difficult to detect [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!