Unknown attackers are intercepting every piece of data handled by more than 7,500 routers made by MikroTik, while also using another 239,000 compromised routers to serve as proxies, researchers say. It's a continuation of a wave of attacks that exploit a vulnerability patched by MikroTik in April.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report offers an update on how Russian bots and trolls are spreading misinformation on vaccines via social media - and the public health impact of the campaign. Plus: Tips on disaster recovery, internet of things security.
Upcoming enterprise IoT ecosystems and conventional OT networks share similar security challenges, and as the two converge, organizations need to re-evaluate core security processes, says Richard Bussiere of Tenable Network Security.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Chris Morales of the cybersecurity firm Vectra discusses how the industrial internet of things is changing the nature of industrial espionage and disruption.
Cybercriminals in Brazil have capitalized on older vulnerabilities in D-Link routers for financially motivated phishing attacks. The attackers changed DNS settings to use their own malicious DNS server, allowing for seamless shifts to phishing sites.
With the rise of the industrial internet of things comes a far broader attack surface in the manufacturing sector. Chris Morales of Vectra outlines findings of a new report on cyberattack trends in the manufacturing sector.
As companies look for new ways to drive internal efficiencies and improve workflows for their staff, many are turning to digital transformation. However, with any advancement in technology or process, we inevitably see an increase in threat surface and attack vectors. What does digital transformation truly mean to...
Hackers stole at least $920,000 from Russia's PIR Bank after they successfully compromised an outdated, unsupported Cisco router at a bank branch office and used it to tunnel into the bank's local network, reports incident response firm Group-IB.
The explosive growth of IP networking has let a genie out of the bottle. The more an organization or nation is connected to the internet, the more vulnerable it becomes. The challenge is finding the right balance between "can" and "should" - the fact that we can connect every person, server, app, and cloud vs. the...
Deployed at the network layer, segmentation was first developed to improve network performance. But as cybersecurity experts have realized that a "perimeter only" approach to security is not working, it has become increasingly clear the micro-segmentation is foundational to data center and cloud security. ...
What are hot cybersecurity topics in Scotland? The "International Conference on Big Data in Cyber Security" in Edinburgh focused on everything from securing the internet of things the rise of CEO fraud to the origins of "cyber" and how to conduct digital forensic investigations on cloud servers.
The proliferation of apps, wearables, sensors and other connected devices that provide access to real time health and wellness data have the potential to revolutionize the provision of healthcare. In addition, the healthcare industry is increasingly tapping into the power of deep learning to analyze health data sets...
Organizations are increasingly turning to devices and the cloud to foster better collaboration and access to essential data. But as they do so, "the number one blocker for enabling digital transformation is security," warns BlackBerry's Florian Bienvenu.