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Imperva detects thousands of attacks exploiting recently patched Apache Struts vulnerability to hack servers [Read More]
Hackers have already started exploiting a recently patched remote code execution vulnerability affecting Apache Struts 2 [Read More]
Shadow Brokers release UNITEDRAKE, a sophisticated espionage platform used by the NSA to take complete control of Windows computers [Read More]
Palo Alto Networks finds 2007 variant of Babar (Snowball) malware believed to be developed by a French intelligence agency [Read More]
Threat actors are leveraging malicious PowerPoint files and a recently patched Microsoft Office vulnerability to target UN agencies, Foreign Ministries, International Organizations, and those interacting with international governments. [Read More]
Cloud-based online storage service Autodesk A360 Drive has been recently abused as a malware delivery platform, according to Trend Micro. [Read More]
A malicious campaign targeting users of the Chrome web browser on Windows systems recently started distributing a remote access Trojan. [Read More]
The builder kit of a remote access Trojan (RAT) that was initially spotted in early 2017 contains a backdoored module, Zscaler reports. [Read More]
Security researchers and ESET and Kaspersky Lab have unveiled details on a new backdoor used by the Russia-linked cyber-espionage group Turla in attacks against embassies and consulates worldwide. [Read More]
A recently discovered modification of the Neutrino banking Trojan reuses parts of the NukeBot source code that was made publicly available earlier this year, Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered. [Read More]

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Jack Danahy's picture
The impact of ransomware has expanded from an IT nuisance to attacks that can shut down and potentially ruin the businesses they infect.
Alastair Paterson's picture
Although ransomware and DDoS attacks have captured the attention of the security industry of late, a surge in trojan variants targeting banks across geographies is catching many by surprise.
Ashley Arbuckle's picture
With good security hygiene and a few basic measures you’ll be able to more effectively block, contain, and negate the impact of ransomware.
Wade Williamson's picture
There are computers within our computers that are largely beyond the scope of security, yet control everything we think we know about the device.
Erin O’Malley's picture
Hackers are humans, too, and most humans tend to veer toward the path of least resistance. So why wouldn’t they choose an easy—and lucrative—target like a hospital?
Alastair Paterson's picture
Cyber situational awareness can give you greater insights into the tools and processes used by actors that employ DDoS-based extortion and compromised data release extortion.
David Holmes's picture
A cyber espionage attack against Swiss defense firm RUAG was carried out by the Russia-linked hackers according to a report commissioned by the Swiss government.
Wade Williamson's picture
Behavioral detection models can focus in on what the attacker actually does, instead of relying on a set of signatures or known indicators of compromise that often lag behind attackers.
Jack Danahy's picture
Typical lockdown or encryption of a system happens within a minute or two of the ransomware’s execution. At that point, there are only two choices left: pay or start cleaning up.
Torsten George's picture
What do enterprises need to know about ransomware attacks and what can they do to minimize the risk of being victimized?