Cloudflare credits hardware multifactor authentication with preventing bad actors behind a targeted phishing campaign from gaining access to its internal systems. Although attackers siphoned employee credentials, the hard key authentication requirement stopped attackers from snatching a soft token.
More than two years after being notified of it, Microsoft issued a fix for a Microsoft Windows Support Diagnostic Tool vulnerability known as DogWalk. The fix is part of the operating system giant's newest Patch Tuesday dump, which includes patches for 141 flaws.
Virtualization giant VMware is warning users to immediately patch a range of its access and identity management products now that researchers have published proof of concept code for exploiting an authentication bypass. The company says it has yet to see in-the-wild attacks using the exploit.
Black Hat 2022 kicks off today with security experts sharing cutting-edge research and insights through demos, technical trainings and hands-on labs. Keynote speaker Chris Krebs will discuss risk trends in cybercrime, geopolitical threats and what they mean for tomorrow's network defenders.
Lacework has used the $1.3 billion raised to strengthen its multi-cloud support, giving customers better visibility across development and production environments. The company is able to identify elusive threats and zero-day vulnerabilities by finding spikes in anomalous activity.
An open architecture, a single pane of glass and robust endpoint security are vital to fueling Trellix's growth in XDR, says Chief Product Officer Aparna Rayasam. Trellix has given customers a unified view into their security posture for configuration, reporting and forensic purposes.
Fortinet has taken advantage of its ASIC chip and network security expertise to drive massive growth in both its SD-WAN and OT security businesses, CEO Ken Xie says. OT devices are difficult to secure on their own, so Fortinet uses its ability to block bad network traffic to keep them secure.
Two hacking incidents - one reported by a Texas-based substance abuse treatment network that operates in several states and the other by a New Mexico community health center - have affected the sensitive medical information of nearly 300,000 individuals.
North Korean state-sponsored theft of cryptocurrency could intensify once cryptocurrency becomes accepted as a means of payment settlement, said a panelist at a think tank event in Washington. The United States and South Korea in 2021 committed to enhanced collaboration over cybercrime.
The rise of ransomware brokers and the continued talent shortage mean defenders increasingly need security technology managed on their behalf, Sophos' Kris Hagerman says. Customers must manage all their security products from a single platform and analyze the data these tools generate, he says.
OneTrust has put nearly $1 billion in investment to good use, helping companies address data governance, security assurance, third-party risk and more, Chief Strategy Officer Blake Brannon says. OneTrust has taken on challenges such as monitoring the ethical use of data and verifying compliance.
Cybercriminals monitor leak sites for newly listed ransomware victims in a bid to try their own hand at dropping encryption malware, says Sophos. The cybersecurity firm says it's seen an uptick in incidents involving multiple criminal gangs demanding a ransom for unencrypted victims' files.
A high-ranking employee at Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange, or BitMEX, has pleaded guilty to violating the Bank Secrecy Act, which requires financial institutions to help prevent money laundering. The plea by Gregory Dwyer follows BitMEX's three founders all pleading guilty to the same charge.
In the wake of rapid cloud migration, visibility has been a common challenge for many organizations. But add detection, investigation and response to that list. Colin O'Connor, COO of ReliaQuest, shares insights and a case study for overcoming these cloud security challenges.