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Top 6 Rootkit Threats and How to Protect Yourself

In the ever-evolving world of malware, rootkits are some of the most dangerous threats out there. A fusion of the words “root” and “kit,” rootkits are essentially software toolboxes. Though not initia...

Data Exfiltration: Symantec Warns of Exbyte Threat as Hive Group Leaks Tata Data

Symantec researchers are warning that a BlackByte ransomware affiliate has begun using a custom data exfiltration tool, Infostealer.Exbyte, to steal data from victims' networks as part of their attac...

8 Top Unified Threat Management (UTM) Software & Hardware Vendors

Unified threat management (UTM) offers something approaching total security in a box for small and midsize enterprises (SMEs), combining multiple network security functions in a single appliance. I...

SANS Outlines Critical Infrastructure Security Steps as Russia, U.S. Trade Cyberthreats

Critical infrastructure security has moved to the forefront of cybersecurity concerns amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine – and in at least one case has led to some pretty unique cybersecurity advice...

U.S. Security Agencies Warn About Russian Threat Gangs Amid Ukraine Tensions

U.S. federal security agencies are putting companies on alert to potential threats from Russian state-sponsored cybercriminal groups, warning in particular about dangers to critical infrastructure and...

Log4Shell Exploitation Grows as Security Firms Scramble to Contain Log4j Threat

Cybercriminals are quickly ramping up efforts to exploit the critical flaw found in the widely used Log4j open-source logging tool, targeting everything from cryptomining to data theft to botnets that...

Companies Get Better at Fighting Ransomware Despite Escalating Threats

In a year in which ransomware attacks seem to get worse by the day, companies have made surprising progress defending themselves against attacks. But the attention paid to the malware by journalist...

Microsoft Azure Attack Illustrates Ongoing DDoS Threats

Officials with Microsoft’s Azure public cloud said the company in late August was able to stave off a record distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against a European customer that originated in ...

Accenture Attack Highlights Evolving Ransomware Threats

Accenture officials are saying they staved off a ransomware attack this week by a cybercriminal ring using the LockBit malware even as the hacker group claimed to have captured data from the massive g...

White House to Corporate America: Take Ransomware Threat Seriously

The National Security Council is sending a memo to U.S. companies urging them to take the ransomware threat more seriously as the Biden Administration ramps up its responses following recent attacks l...

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