OTC Markets Group in recent years has gone from having almost sector-specific cybersecurity regulations to highly robust ones, said CISO Vlad Brodsky. Since 2016, the New York-based financial market has been subject to stringent policies and procedures to ensure OTC's cybersecurity and resiliency.
Cyber-criminals have become thoughtful about ransomware attacks; taking time to maximize your organization’s potential damage and their payoff. Protecting your network from this growing threat is more important than ever. And nobody knows this more than Roger Grimes, Data-Driven Defense Evangelist at KnowBe4.
Cloud-based electronic health records vendor NextGen Healthcare is notifying more than 1 million individuals of a data compromise involving stolen credentials. The data breach appears to be at least the second alleged data security incident the company has investigated since January.
The security of hundreds of MSI products is at risk due to hackers leaking private code signing keys stolen during a data breach last month. The signing keys allow an attacker to push malicious firmware updates under the guise of regular BIOS update processes with MSI update tools.
The LockBit 3.0 ransomware group on Monday leaked 600 gigabytes of critical data stolen from Indian lender Fullerton India two weeks after the group demanded a $3 million ransom from the company. The stolen data includes "loan agreements with individuals and legal companies."
The ransomware threat is becoming increasingly pervasive. At least 10,000 different variants are victimizing organizations that thought they were well-prepared to tackle this growing menace, said Vishak Raman of Fortinet, which recently released a report on ransomware trends.
A Tennessee medical clinic and surgery center is still struggling to fully recover two weeks after a "sophisticated criminal cyberattack" - which included an attempt to steal data - forced the entity to take its IT systems offline and cancel most patient services.
Ransomware hackers' favorite currency is cryptocurrency. Digital assets transfer millions of dollars each year from victims to cybercriminals. But that dependency is also an opportunity for law enforcement to hit ransomware hackers in their most vulnerable spot.
When Russia launched its all-out war against Ukraine in February 2022, many cybersecurity watchers feared ransomware groups would serve as a proxy force. But Moscow doesn't appear to have deputized cybercrime-driven crypto-locking malware brigades.
Cybersecurity expert Mikko Hypponen recently got sent "LL Morpher," a new piece of malware that uses OpenAI's GPT to rewrite its Python code with every new infection. While more proof-of-concept than current threat, "the whole AI thing right now feels exciting and scary at the same time," he said.
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Pharmaceutical giant Merck's insurers must cover the company's losses involving the 2017 NotPetya malware attack because the "all-risks" property insurance policies' "hostile warlike" exclusions do not apply to the incident, ruled a New Jersey appellate court this week.
2023 is the year of exposure, said Cyentia Institute's Wade Baker. Exposure dominated Cyentia research this year, and many breaches were linked to mistakes in vulnerability management and poorly managed identities. Organizations are struggling with prioritizing hardware and software vulnerabilities.
In the days between April 27 and May 4, the spotlight was on: a Royal ransomware attack on Dallas, Telecom giant T-Mobile's second breach in 2023, a ransomware attack disrupting water services in half a dozen southern Italian towns, a German IT services provider and the Atomic macOS Stealer.
White House cybersecurity priorities: The Biden administration continues to have a "relentless focus" on improving critical infrastructure security, disrupting ransomware and combating the illicit use of cryptocurrency, said Deputy National Security Adviser Anne Neuberger.