Successfully thwarting attackers hinges on what you do as well as what you don’t do. Do too much? You might forget your fundamentals. Focus too much on defense? Your team might be neglecting offensive techniques. It's a balancing act. Elevate your own ransomware prevention strategy by watching out for these frequent...
This week, the U.S. ambassador to China was the latest Chinese hack victim, Linux malware infected 70,000 routers, Norway banned Meta ads, the MOVEit breach affected 1.2 million more customers, a Russian medical lab suffered a ransomware attack, and Estée Lauder shut down systems after a breach.
Adobe released a fresh out-of-band security update to patch an improperly fixed ColdFusion zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild that allows attackers to bypass security controls. The update includes fixes for two other critical vulnerabilities.
Kevin Mitnick, the self-described "world's most famous hacker" - thanks in no small part to his being featured on the FBI's Most Wanted list during a two-year manhunt - has died at the age of 59. After serving time in prison, Mitnick went legit, warning others about the dangers of social engineering.
The Russian Turla hacker group has targeted the Ukrainian defense sector and other Eastern European entities with a novel backdoor, dubbed DeliveryCheck, to deploy secondary payloads likely used for espionage, according to security researchers at Microsoft.
Top U.S. and Australian cybersecurity agencies strongly urged users to patch a critical zero-day flaw in Citrix ADC and Gateway appliances being exploited by unnamed threat actors in the wild. The bug, which is tracked as CVE-2023-3519, gives unauthenticated attackers RCE privileges.
Product security is the other half of the security picture. While IT security focuses on an internal audience, product security teams must respond quickly to issues identified by customers and researchers. Quentyn Taylor of Canon EMEA discussed the value of product security programs.
Organizations need to change their approach to managing risk and vulnerabilities, monitor data to one place and identify the true risks - vulnerable devices and systems that matter most to the business, said Vulcan Cyber's Yaniv Bar-Dayan. It’s time to move from quantitative to qualitative analysis.
Federal regulators and medical device maker Becton, Dickinson and Co. are warning about eight vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to compromise BD's medication infusion product suite, potentially putting data and device integrity at risk if exploited.
Threat actors are using dedicated mobile Android OS device spoofing tools to defraud customers of online banking, payment systems, advertising networks and online marketplaces globally. Resecurity observed cybercriminals using spoofing tools to exploit stolen cookies and access victims' systems.
Security appliance manufacturers SonicWall and Fortinet fixed multiple critically rated vulnerabilities in their network security products this week. The fixes include authentication bypass flaws that could result in exposure of sensitive information. Regulators urge users to patch soon.
Configuration management - especially vulnerability patching - is a significant challenge for many healthcare entities, including some Veterans Affairs medical facilities. A recent watchdog agency security inspection found configuration to be a top weakness at a VA healthcare system in Arizona.
Diplomats in Ukraine shopping for used cars have been targeted with a listing for a "very good condition, low-fuel consumption" 2011 BMW 5 Series. In reality, the listing was designed to push Russian-built malware onto diplomats' systems, security researchers warned.
Apple is advising users to remove the software patch released on Monday aimed at fixing a zero-day vulnerability being exploited in the wild. The tech giant said the patch might prevent some websites from displaying properly and that it hopes to release a new patch soon.
Honeywell plans to purchase an OT security vendor founded by Israel Defense Forces veterans to deliver asset discovery, threat detection and compliance management to industrial organizations. The SCADAfence acquisition will allow Honeywell to offer an end-to-end enterprise OT cybersecurity platform.