New Zealand's Computer Emergency Response Team says it is aware of ongoing distributed denial-of-service attacks that have disrupted services at several organizations in the country, including some financial institutions and the national postal service.
VMware Carbon Black recently released its latest Global Threat Report, which focuses on the extended enterprise under threat.
Download this eBook and learn about:
The report's key - and surprising - findings;
The growing impact of "work from anywhere";
The appetite of cybersecurity leaders to change their...
Google has identified three critical vulnerabilities affecting several Netgear smart switch products that, if exploited, give the attacker complete control over the compromised device. Netgear has issued a security advisory confirming that it has issued patches for 20 impacted products.
A Russian citizen, alleged to be working as a developer for the malware-spreading organization Trickbot, reportedly has been arrested at Seoul-Incheon International Airport. He was questioned by Korean authorities following an extradition request from the U.S.
The Ragnar Locker ransomware operation has been threatening to dump victims' stolen data if they contact police, private investigators or professional negotiators before paying a ransom. But as one expert notes: "Perhaps the criminals watched too many TV shows, because this isn’t how the real world works."
Many organizations are relying on Managed Detection & Response (MDR) providers to make sure they’re able to respond to threats like ransomware as they emerge, without hiring any headcount.
With an expected shortage of 2.5 million cybersecurity professionals it’s become critical to dedicate resources to better...
Download this guide which highlights 10 tactical prescriptions when evaluating Managed Detection and Response (MDR) vendors for what a provider should be able to offer your business, and Rapid7's approach to each.
In this guide, we cover the importance of sensitive data and compliance for your organization when it comes to issuing payment cards. You will learn:
PCI compliance responsibilities for your card issuing business
Ways that you can retain full ownership over your data while gaining the most utility from it;...
Learn how fintech startup Unit Finance accelerated its compliance certification as well as its time to market by outsourcing data security and compliance to VGS. You’ll learn:
How Unit built its PCI infrastructure faster than the in-house alternative;
Why the organization’s complicated specs were a...
The most sought-after type of victim for ransomware-wielding attackers is a large, U.S.-based business with at least $100 million in revenue, not operating in the healthcare or education sector, with remote access available via remote desktop protocol or VPN credentials, threat intelligence firm Kela reports.
SEC Consult reportedly found multiple vulnerabilities in Moxa devices used in critical infrastructures including railways, manufacturing, cellular and heavy industries. Moxa has confirmed patching 60 vulnerabilities in its latest firmware update and issued mitigation advice for discontinued devices.
Security firm Cisco Talos reported this week that cybercriminals have found a new way to make money from their victims, by abusing internet-sharing "proxyware" platforms such as Honeygain and Nanowire to illegally share their victim’s internet connection.
While there is currently a lack of specific cyberthreats, Deputy National Security Adviser Anne Neuberger urges organizations, especially those in critical infrastructure, to take precautions over the Labor Day weekend, as threat groups have taken advantage of previous holidays to conduct attacks.
The Federal Trade Commission has, for the first time ever, banned a company and its CEO from the surveillance business in the U.S. Stalkerware service provider company SpyFone and its CEO, Scott Zuckerman, were banned for allegedly harvesting and sharing data through a hidden backdoor.