Some of the biggest cybercrime-focused darknet markets selling stolen payment card data, passwords, malware and more have retired in the past year, with administrators oftentimes boasting it's because they've gotten rich. As they exit, other players remain ready to grab their market share, experts say.
Four ISMG editors discuss important cybersecurity issues, including misconceptions around Zero Trust implementation, lessons learned from the crippling NotPetya malware attack of 2017 that nearly sank logistics giant Maersk and how a Russian cyberwar in Ukraine could move beyond its borders.
India’s Union Budget 2022 resolves some of the uncertainty around the legitimacy of crypto assets. While crypto assets will not be considered as currency, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the Reserve Bank of India will be launching a blockchain-based digital rupee this year.
A variety of underground markets exist to help malware-wielding criminals monetize their attacks, including via log marketplaces such as Genesis, Russian Market and 2easy, which offer for sale batches of data that can be used to emulate a victim, whether it's a consumer, an enterprise IT administrator or anyone in...
The Wormhole network, a token bridge that allows users to trade multiple cryptocurrencies without a centralized exchange, has been exploited for 120,000 wETH tokens ($321 million). The company says it has issued a fix for the flaw and is working to "get the network back up as soon as possible."
The security world continues its fight against potential widespread exploitation of the critical remote code execution vulnerability - tracked as CVE-2021-44229 - in Apache's Log4j software library, versions 2.0-beta9 to 2.14.1, known as "Log4Shell" and "Logjam." This is a digest of ISMG's updates.
The Log4j vulnerability exists in unpatched versions of Ubiquiti's UniFi Network applications, and is being actively targeted by attackers via a customized exploit, researchers at security firm Morphisec warn. While updates are available, systems remain at risk until patched.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee today advanced its version of the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2022, which entails cybersecurity updates for federal civilian agencies. The bipartisan measure was sent to the full House on a voice vote.
Organizations today need to rethink how cloud security not only drives stronger predictions, but adds value with ease of use. Learn how you can stop the most evasive attacks automatically with adaptive security.
Fresh from the Log4j mitigation sprint, enterprises now find themselves confronting cultural barriers between application development and security. Larry Maccherone of Contrast Security shares insight on how to tear down these walls and incentivize new behaviors.
Democratic lawmakers outlined several provisions of the proposed America COMPETES Act, a measure to counter anti-competitive actions taken by China. Crypto advocates were quick to criticize one measure they say could have caused privacy and due process concerns. The language has now been amended.
In a report published Monday, Symantec's Threat Hunter Team outlines a specific Russian cyberespionage campaign conducted on a Ukrainian network in 2021 - which comes as Russia has amassed 100,000 or more troops at Ukraine's eastern border while it reportedly mulls invasion