A number of media reports have recently suggested there's a "link" between WannaCry and the Lazarus hacking group, implying that North Korea authorized the ransomware campaign. But based on the evidence available so far, it's much too early to attribute the attacks to anyone.
Target has reached a record settlement agreement with 47 states' attorneys general over its 2013 data breach. The breach resulted in hackers compromising 41 million customers' payment card details and contact details for more than 60 million customers being exposed.
The WannaCry ransomware outbreak was a huge "wake-up call" for the global information security community, says Dan Schiappa of Sophos. It's time to patch those legacy systems and prepare for the inevitable next big crimeware scare, he says.
A RedSeal-72Point study of 200 CEOs about their perceptions of cybersecurity posture discovered that many are dangerously unrealistic about how vulnerable they are. In fact, more than 80 percent displayed "cyber naiveté," allowing their organizations to be exposed to cyber-attack.
This study reveals the...
As ransomware attackers continue to hone their craft, defense also is evolving. Con Mallon of CrowdStrike discusses what to do - and what not to do - when your organization is struck by ransomware.
"Do nothing doesn't work," says Mallon, the Senior Director of Product Marketing at CrowdStrike. "We have to come up...
Sweden has ended a seven-year rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. But it's far from the end of the legal troubles for the man whose spilling of secrets has shaped world politics.
Information security and fraud departments at financial institutions need to improve their collaboration to help fight multichannel cyberattacks, say John Buzzard and Paul Love of CO-OP Financial Services.
New legislation calls for an overhaul of the federal government's software vulnerability disclosure policies following the ransomware outbreak that was fueled by the leak of a stolen National Security Agency cyberweapon.
Internet of things devices are vulnerable to an array of potential cyberattacks, including zero-day exploits, distributed denial-of-service attacks and passive wiretapping, according to a new GAO report, which cites mitigation advice from experts.
Disney is reportedly being targeted by cyber-extortionist hackers who have threatened to release a stolen, prerelease copy of the movie studio's fifth "Pirates of the Caribbean" film unless they receive a ransom, payable in bitcoins.
As organizations around the globe - including hospitals in the United Kingdom - recover from the WannaCry ransomware campaign, healthcare entities in the United States so far appear to have mostly avoided the crisis. But why?