Proofpoint landed top VMware lieutenant Sumit Dhawan as its new chief executive just days after the cloud and virtualization giant was acquired by Broadcom. The Silicon Valley-based email security firm said it liked Dhawan's track record of building security, cloud and end-user computing businesses.
DDoS and other cyberattacks against media outlets and critical services are what Guy Shafir, CTO of Israeli tech vendor WideOps, has been dealing with since the start of the terrorist attacks in Israel on Oct. 7. Shafir shared details about the response to these intense attacks.
Police have arrested a group of criminals in Ukraine, including their alleged ringleader, who they suspect launched ransomware attacks against organizations across 71 countries, amassing at least 1,800 victims, from which they demanded ransoms collectively worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Cybercriminals are increasingly using supply chain attacks to distribute malicious software to devices. In this type of attack, attackers gain access to a company's account on a, such as GitHub, which is used to store source code and software files. The attackers then upload a malicious software package that looks...
Tennessee-based Ardent Health Services, which operates dozens of hospitals and other healthcare facilities in several states, said on Monday that it is dealing with a ransomware attack that has forced the entity to divert some patients and cancel or reschedule certain procedures.
In the latest weekly update, the former federal CISO, Grant Schneider, joins three editors at ISMG to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including advice for the next White House cyber director and liability concerns facing CISOs following SolarWinds and its CISO being accused of fraud.
European lawmakers slammed the EU executive branch's inaction after a parliamentary committee called for tougher rules designed to prevent spyware abuse across the trading bloc. More than half of European Parliament lawmakers backed a resolution demanding rapid action.
Cybercrime-as-a-Service (CaaS) operations and the rise of generative AI are empowering threat actors with more "easy" buttons to carry out attacks than ever before. This sophistication is driving a new era of advanced cybercrime, characterized by targeted and stealthy hacks designed to evade robust security controls....
This week, Chinese-affiliated hackers targeted the Philippine government; Kansas courts confirmed data theft; officials warned of exploited flaws in Sophos, Oracle and Microsoft software; AutoZone disclosed a Clop ransomware attack; and Optus' CEO resigned after a network outage.
This week's cryptocurrency hack roundup features hackers stealing $87 million from Heco, Kronos reporting $25 million stolen via an API breach, regulators filing charges against Kraken, and feds charging three people with stealing $10 million and seizing $9 million tied to a pig-butchering scam.
North Korean state-affiliated hackers are continuing to exploit zero-days in popular software applications as part of global supply chain attack campaigns for espionage and financial theft purposes, British and South Korean cybersecurity and intelligence officials said.
The Asia-Pacific region will dramatically increase its investment in offensive and security tools over the next decade, amid a worsening threat landscape and rising losses, experts predict. Telemetry data from IBM and BlackBerry highlights a sharp rise in attacks against organizations in the region.
A report from the global financial services company Moody’s Corp. says the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China may suffer reputational damage to its financial services subsidiary after the unit was hit with a ransomware attack from the notorious Russian-linked cybercriminal group LockBit.
The hacktivist group SiegedSec has taken responsibility for a massive data breach targeting Idaho National Laboratory, a leading nuclear energy testing lab. Concerns are now growing over what data was stolen from the laboratory - and who might have access to it.
The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange will withdraw from the U.S. market after now-former chief executive officer Changpeng Zhao pleaded guilty to felony money laundering charges in a U.S. court and the company agreed to pay $4.3 billion into federal coffers.