Malware continues to increase in sophistication and
routinely evades organizations' cyber defenses.
Even though the industry has developed various
technologies to bolster detection and response, the
New strategies for combatting advanced malware
must move beyond existing detection approaches...
Australian shipping giant Toll Group has vowed to again not pay a ransom after suffering its second ransomware attack of the year. In the latest incident, however, the company warns that attackers also stole corporate data - and it may get leaked.
In trying economic times, it's more important than ever to be able to measure and communicate the effectiveness of one's cybersecurity program. Colin O'Connor, COO of ReliaQuest, offers a new alternative to traditional metrics.
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Because it's inevitable that some attackers will get around defenses, Kettering Health Network added an extra layer of endpoint security to help mitigate the risks posed by ransomware and other cyberthreats, says Michael Berry, director of information security. He describes what's unusual about the approach.
The threat landscape is evolving constantly; attackers are refining their strategies and increasing both the volume and complexity of their attacks. Enterprises now are having to defend against everyday cybercriminal attacks as well as targeted attacks and even the rare advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Even with dozens of agents deployed on endpoints, security teams still find gaps in their infrastructure security monitoring abilities. This isn't surprising when the diverse composition of corporate endpoints, such as macOS and Linux, cloud and physical assets are considered. In short, there is a lot of data and...
There is a common belief that implementing a Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) solution, or its predecessor, a Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution, with a mobile container provides solid protection for enterprise data. This is a misconception. Companies that build their mobile security strategy by relying solely...
With the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic, and the global shift to work from home, Tom Kellermann of VMware Carbon Black sees a corresponding increase in hacking and espionage attempts against U.S. agencies, businesses and citizens. He says add "digital distancing" to your precautions.
Visser Precision, a U.S. manufacturer that supplies Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Tesla and SpaceX, appears to have been hit by the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang, which has begun leaking internal data and threatening to leak more unless the victim pays a ransom.
Increasingly complex and sophisticated cyber-attacks are evading
traditional defenses, forcing firms to seek solutions beyond traditional
threat blocking and prevention mechanisms. Threat actors have had
success with phishing, zero-day malware/exploits, and fileless attacks and
are now cashing in on ransomware and...
Anti-virus giant Avast is shuttering Jumpshot, its data collecting side business that has been funneling detailed internet browsing activity from the company's security products and browser extensions to marketers, after a probe by PCMag and Motherboard found the company was failing to fully anonymize data.
Bad news on the ransomware front: Victims that choose to pay attackers' ransom demands - in return for the promise of a decryption tool - last quarter paid an average of $84,116, according to Coveware. But gangs wielding Ryuk and Sodinokibi - aka REvil - often demanded much more.
Emotet malware alert: The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency says it's been "tracking a spike" in targeted Emotet malware attacks. It urges all organizations to immediately put in place defenses to not just avoid infection, but also detect lateral movement in their networks by hackers.
Mitsubishi Electric says hackers exploited a zero-day vulnerability in its anti-virus software, prior to the vendor patching the flaw, and potentially stole trade secrets and employee data. The Japanese multinational firm announced the breach more than six months after detecting it in June 2019.