Threats - Article Archives - Page 4

Should the Internet be Secure by Default? Facebook CSO Says No

August 02, 2017 |

VIDEO: Facebook CSO Alex Stamos explains why security shouldn't be baked into the fabric of the internet and why researchers remain attracted to zero-day vulnerabilities.

READ MORE

Hackers' Revenge: Group Targets Cyber Security Analyst in Op #LeakTheAnalyst

August 01, 2017 |

Mandiant says the breach was limited to the analyst's social media accounts.

READ MORE

DEF CON Takes Aim at Smart Guns

July 31, 2017 |

Security researcher reveals that smart gun technology apparently isn't all that smart.

READ MORE

How DEF CON Securely Streams Video to Hackers

July 31, 2017 |

VIDEO: Videoman explains the networking setup used at the DEF CON 25 security conference to share video content.

READ MORE

Why You Need Multi-Factor Authentication: Virgin America Hacked Post-Merger

July 31, 2017 |

The hacker accessed 3,120 employees' and contractors' user names and passwords.

READ MORE

Can Cyber Insurance Keep Up? Cloud Cyber Attack Could Cost $121 Billion

July 28, 2017 |

Losses from a disruptive attack on a cloud services provider could range from $15 billion to $121 billion, according to Lloyd's.

READ MORE

Black Hat: How To Break the First Law of Robotics

July 27, 2017 |

Researchers at Black Hat conference reveal attacks against industrial robots.

READ MORE

Why Risk Management Matters: Hackers Breach Italy's Biggest Bank Twice in One Year

July 27, 2017 |

400,000 UniCredit customers' personal information was exposed in two separate incidents.

READ MORE

The Dark Tangent Reflects on 20 Years of Black Hat

July 26, 2017 |

Jeff Moss, aka 'Dark Tangent' takes time on the Black Hat stage to reflect on the event and the community he launched two decades ago.

READ MORE

Black Hat: Building a Ransomware Resilient File System with ShieldFS

July 26, 2017 |

Researchers detail new approach that could one day help limit the risk of ransomware attacks.

READ MORE

Managing Third Party Risk: Outside Law Firm Exposes Wells Fargo Client Data

July 26, 2017 |

The data exposed ranges from high net worth clients' financial details to financial advisors' compensation information and client lists.

READ MORE

Hackers Find BEC Attacks More Profitable than Ransomware

July 24, 2017 |

Cisco calls business email compromise 'the most lucrative and profitable method to extract large amounts of money from a business.'

READ MORE

Cisco Warns of Destruction of Service Cybersecurity Attacks

July 21, 2017 |

Cisco's midyear 2017 security report isn't all doom and gloom and shows a number of positive trends.

READ MORE

Massive Cybercrime Shutdown: AlphaBay, Hansa Markets Go Dark

July 21, 2017 |

AlphaBay was responsible for at least $1 billion in transactions over the past three years.

READ MORE

Managing Insider Threats: Bupa Insurance Breach Affects 547,000 Customers

July 18, 2017 |

The incident was 'a deliberate act by an employee,' the company's managing director said.

READ MORE

Fourth-Party Risk: Breach at Service Provider Exposes Google Employee Data

July 05, 2017 |

A breach at Sabre impacted travel provider CWT, which in turn affected Google employees who had made hotel reservations since August of last year.

READ MORE

The Price of a Breach: Cyber Attacks on Online Banking Services Cost $1.75 Million to Resolve

July 03, 2017 |

That's twice the cost of recovering from a malware incident, according to Kaspersky Lab.

READ MORE

Massive New Ransomware Attack Leverages Same Exploit as WannaCry

June 27, 2017 |

Victims of the fast-spreading malware range from the government of Ukraine to oil giant Rosneft and pharma company Merck.

READ MORE

Honda Plant Shut Down by Ransomware Attack

June 24, 2017 |

Competitors Nissan and Renault were also forced to stop production last month, Reuters reports.

READ MORE

Stack Clash Vulnerability Exploits Linux Stack Guard

June 20, 2017 |

Security firm Qualys discovers flaws in the Linux kernel and glibc library, that fortunately have not been exploited in the wild by attackers - yet

READ MORE