Members of Armenian civil society say they have received warnings from Apple regarding commercial spyware. John Scott-Railton, a senior researcher at The Citizen Lab, tweeted that "Apple threat notifications are 'clear & invaluable' signs something serious is going on."
Until Oct. 7, war was a topic Eli Matara read about in books. That changed when Hamas attacked Israel. "It's no more just a story," said the chief commercial officer of Israeli tech company MedOne. "It's real life." Matara discusses recovery and resilience in this exclusive interview.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss how Israeli tech companies are supporting the war effort, how the volume of ransomware attacks reached a record high in September and why retailer Costco faces privacy claims for its use of website tracking tools for online pharmacy customers.
Security researchers say an Iranian state hacking group is likely using spearfishing and a legitimate content hosting service in a cyberespionage campaign targeted against Israel. The hacker group, tracked as MuddyWater, likely mounted a new campaign after the onset of the Israel-Hamas war.
Oren Eytan spent 25 years in the Israel Defense Forces, rising to the rank of colonel and heading the IDF's cybersecurity unit. Now, as CEO of odix, an Israeli cybersecurity vendor, he is helping his country rebound from the Oct. 7 attacks and support the nation's war against Hamas.
When asked what has changed most since Oct. 7, Chen Shmilo, CEO of Israel's 8200 Alumni Association, said "trust." Trust in leadership has changed, but trust in society and its power to be resilient has been renewed, he said. "In these darkest times, some things might even change for the better."
North Korean hackers are spreading malware through known vulnerabilities in legitimate software. In a new campaign spotted by Kaspersky researchers, the Lazarus group is targeting a version of an unnamed software product for which vulnerabilities have been reported and patches are available.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss how cybersecurity businesses are building resilience during the Israel-Hamas war, the latest on the hacks of Cisco IOS XE devices, and recommendations for businesses in Indonesia looking to improve their cybersecurity practices.
"We're doing fine, but we're not OK." This was the opening comment from Michael Yehoshua, CMO of HolistiCyber, discussing the impact of the Israel-Hamas war. Yehoshua shared his insights about the conflict, its historic perspective and how his and other Israeli companies are focused on resilience.
Welcome to "Cyber Fail." In this ISMG program, our experts uncover fails so we can strengthen our defenses. In this episode, we take on deepfakes, hallucinating chatbots, the fate of humanity and why you should never put your trust in a ransomware gang.
The Australian government is close to introducing standards to shore up the security of the down under country's fast-growing solar market amid reports that Chinese state-sponsored hackers might target internet-connected solar inverters and cause blackouts.
U.S. government agencies and private sector organizations should "remain on heightened alert" for disruptive cyberattacks targeting critical infrastructure amid a series of escalating global conflicts, a top official for the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said on Wednesday.
In the latest weekly update, editors at Information Security Media Group discuss the impact of the Israel-Hamas war on the threat landscape and the workforce, the role of the U.S. in shaping the future of AI technology, and highlights from ISMG's Financial Services Summit in New York.
U.S. government agencies and the private sector embraced information sharing but lack a coordinated response plan in the event of a massive cyberattack, a House Republican said. Public-private partnerships are essential since 80% of critical infrastructure in the U.S. is owned by the private sector.
Thousands of North Korean IT workers hid their identities to earn hundreds of millions of dollars in IT contract work from overseas companies to help finance the country's weapons development program, U.S. and South Korean agencies said. Officials said to watch for workers who are camera-shy.