Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., have introduced a bill designed to patch loopholes in the Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2015 that they say allow federal agencies to easily avoid implementing required cybersecurity procedures.
Last week, fraudsters targeted two cryptocurrency platforms by accessing domains managed by GoDaddy, according to notices published by the victimized firms. The domain register company previously has had issues with unauthorized access.
In the wake of the pandemic and the accelerated opening of digital accounts, fraudsters have changed their game to take advantage of financial institutions. But Kimberly White of LexisNexis Risk Solutions has new strategies and tools to help give institutions a fraud-fighting edge.
"Has anyone witnessed any examples of criminals abusing artificial intelligence?" That's a question security firms have been raising. A new report has identified likely ways in which such attacks might occur and offers examples of threats already emerging
The Chinese hacking group "Cicada" is exploiting the critical Zerologon vulnerability in Windows Server as part of a cyberespionage campaign that's mainly targeting Japanese companies' locations around the world, according to the security firm Symantec.
Waves of support from the InfoSec community continue to pour in for former CISA Director Christopher Krebs, who was fired Tuesday by President Donald Trump. Meanwhile, an acting CISA director reportedly has been named, and Deputy Director Matt Travis has resigned.
Microsoft's Security Intelligence team is warning users of the Office 365 suite about an ongoing phishing campaign that appears to be harvesting victims' credentials. The emails use several techniques to bypass and evade secure email gateways.
Federal CISO Camilo Sandoval's decision to take a leave of absence after two weeks on the job to help investigate claims made by President Donald Trump of wide-scale voting fraud during the recent election is drawing criticism.
Twitter has hired network security expert Peiter Zatko to serve in the newly created position of head of security following a series of high-profile cyber incidents. Zatko, known as "Mudge," gained fame as a member of the ethical hacking group "Cult of the Dead Cow" and worked for the government and Google.
Blockchain technology has been floated as a solution to enable remote, electronic voting. But MIT researchers say today's paper-based systems, while imperfect, are still the most reliable way to prove to voters that their selections have been accurately cast and tallied.
Distributed denial-of-service attacks have not garnered much attention this year. But analysts say such attacks could surge, and they have the potential to be just as damaging as ransomware and other types of cyberthreats.
The gang behind the Ragnar Locker ransomware posted an ad on Facebook in an attempt to publicly shame a victim so it would pay a ransom. Security experts say the innovative tactic is indicative of things to come.