Hacking & Cybersecurity
The decision to pay a ransom in the case of a ransomware attack can be a complex one for businesses.
The Trade Secret Firms That Promised High-Tech Ransomware Solutions Almost Always Just Pay the Hackers
As ransomware attacks crippled businesses and law enforcement agencies, two U.S. data recovery firms claimed to offer an ethical way out. Instead, they typically paid the ransom and charged ...
Given that businesses and customers are constantly working to become more connected and digital-first, there is a paramount need for them to protect their
New on the podcast: the impact of #GDPR one year later, and new data protection and privacy challenges you're likely to face down the road. Listen in. https://t.co/JvOEeIZHNU https://t.co/TsQRBpOhXCOpen
On this week’s Cyber Security Brief podcast, we discuss our new research into the Elfin espionage group, which we have seen targeting multiple organisations in Saudi Arabia and the U.S. We ...
The UK believes the government should do the heavy lifting when it comes to protecting against cyber attacks. @ZDNet shares how the UK could build an automatic national defence system: https://t.co/80TMxY8PI3 https://t.co/rzj4Ko05HAOpen
Government, security firms and technology companies should be doing the heavy lifting when it comes to protecting against hacking and cyberattacks, says the UK's intelligence service.
It's not just the CSO or CISO who need to be concerned about #cybersecurity challenges. @CFO explains why a #CFO should be engaged in security and risk discussions as digital risks expand and become more complex: https://t.co/YMVXLC4xVfOpen
A soon-coming world that's almost entirely digitized and connected will expose companies to vast new cybersecurity risks.
The manufacturing industry is spending billions of dollars on IoT, but it continues to do a terrible job of securing its connected devices.
Shared infrastructure is trending among cyber-criminals.
Latest #cybersecurity headlines: Executive Order Gives Commerce Secretary Authority to Ban Use of Certain Technologies and Lessons from Colorado’s DOT Ransomware AttackRead SANS #NewsBites for these stories and more --> https://t.co/qG9siodwpvOpen
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These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers https://t.co/K4OcpeiEa5Open
Two US data recovery firms offer help. ProPublica finds they paid ransoms and charged extra.
Iasiello_E: Russian Hackers Claim to Have Breached Major Anti-Malware Vendors https://t.co/SynhTGtlZ0Open
Major anti-malware vendors, Symantec, McAfee, and Trend Micro, allegedly had their source code stolen by Russian hackers. The full set of data including access to the companies' networks ...
#Industrial Robotics - Are You Increasing Your Cybersecurity Risk? https://t.co/AXYC0os2IU #IIoT #industrialcybersecurityOpen
The attack surface for an industrial robot is broad, and potential for physical harm or significant business disruption from a compromised robot is great.
In today's @MorningCybersec: A scoop from @martinmatishak about a new @RonWyden bill and my reporting on yesterday's @EACgov VVSG public hearing. https://t.co/6ZuCPStFm5 https://t.co/pyHCcs1gQSOpen
EAC scrutiny increases — Report finds DNC security lags behind RNC
How a Manufacturing Firm Recovered from a Devastating Ransomware Attack https://t.co/6stIvZB7Vs by @kjhiggins #ransomware #RYUKOpen
The infamous Ryuk ransomware slammed a small company that makes heavy-duty vehicle alternators for government and emergency fleet. Here's what happened.
RT @CertifyGIAC: #FACTFRIDAY: Did you know there will be an estimated 3.5 MILLION unfilled #cybersecurity positions by 2021? Read Cybersecurity Ventures' Job Report here: https://t.co/fZ9osCEMTR #cyberthreat #cyberawareness #cybersecuritycertification #cyberhack #informationsecurity @CertifyGIACOpen
The Cybersecurity Jobs Report is sponsored by Herjavec Group, a leading global information security advisory firm and Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) with offices across the ...
The FEC has granted @D3P spinoff Defending Digital Campaigns permission to provide free and low-cost cybersecurity services to campaigns: https://t.co/0mxVVW3xJR Commissioners delayed a decision for months as they debated whether to attach fundraising restrictions (they did). https://t.co/gUNIPhEpmkOpen
Under the unusual and exigent circumstances presented by your request and because of the demonstrated, currently enhanced threat of foreign cyberattacks against party and candidate ...
Financial Institutions are Being Targeted by Increasingly Sophisticated Threat Actors https://t.co/MZG3LnhGLgOpen
Banks and other financial services are a prime target for organized cyber-criminals
Organizations are all in the same boat when it comes to cyber security...there isn't enough talent to go around. Keep the talent gap from getting worse: https://t.co/h6Ld9rJERT via @DarkReading https://t.co/PvOGdBB0xbOpen
If we don't change our ways, the gap will keep getting worse. Outside-the-box thinking and new techniques are required, and here are a few ways to get started.
Wormable Windows RDS Vulnerability Poses Serious Risk to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) https://t.co/A3oUfC3qhEOpen
The wormable Windows RDS vulnerability patched recently by Microsoft (CVE-2019-0708), including in Windows XP and Server 2003, poses a serious risk to industrial environments.