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The threat actor behind the Sodinokibi ransomware was observed scanning the victim networks for credit card or point of sale (POS) software. [Read More]
The threat actor behind the Dridex Trojan has released a new ransomware following months of development. [Read More]
The XORDDoS and Kaiji DDoS botnets have started targeting exposed Docker servers, Trend Micro warns. [Read More]
Malicious Chrome extensions employed in a massive global surveillance campaign have been downloaded by millions before removal. [Read More]
Targeted attacks delivering a new piece of malware leveraged an exploit previously associated with the Russian-linked Turla hacking group. [Read More]
In a recent campaign, the elusive InvisiMole group has been targeting a small number of high-profile organizations in the military sector and diplomatic missions in Eastern Europe. [Read More]
US broadband and networking semiconductor maker MaxLinear this week revealed that some of its operational systems were infected with Maze ransomware. [Read More]
Organizations in the aerospace and military sectors were compromised in a highly targeted cyber-espionage campaign that shows a possible link to North Korean hackers. [Read More]
Black Kingdom ransomware attacks exploit a Pulse Secure VPN vulnerability patched last year. [Read More]
Cyber-threats taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic are evolving, and Google is seeing an increase in related phishing attempts in countries such as Brazil, India, and the UK. [Read More]

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Siggi Stefnisson's picture
It remains to be seen whether more legitimate web operations will embrace the approach, but you can count on illegitimate and malicious use of cryptomining to grow robustly.
David Holmes's picture
Take a step back and realize that cryptocurrency mining is really just another form of malware, which is something you should be good at finding already.
Alastair Paterson's picture
There are several mitigation measures and best practices that you can adopt to improve your organization’s security posture and reduce the risk of supply chain infections.
Siggi Stefnisson's picture
In the cat-and-mouse game between security providers and malware authors, cybercriminals keep innovating and experimenting – a dynamic seen in the recent resurgence of the Locky ransomware.
Jack Danahy's picture
While devastating to the victims, the recent rash of ransomware has been helpful in putting an objective and quantifiable face on modern threats associated in cybersecurity.
Travis Greene's picture
To reduce exposure to malware, security teams need to learn the DevOps techniques that are being adopted across the rest of the IT organization.
Justin Fier's picture
The early indicators of the WannaCry attack were evident, but it spread too quickly for human security teams to react before it spread across the world like wildfire.
Jennifer Blatnik's picture
If the WannaCry incident taught us anything, it’s that global, widespread ransomware can and will impact organizations without any notice. The time to prepare is now.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Investigating nefarious actors online can be dangerous, as the places hunters go are likely to be full of malware and people actively monitoring for outsiders.
Scott Simkin's picture
When implemented in series, common malware analysis environments allow security teams to handle the vast majority of threats automatically, freeing up team resources to actively hunt more advanced threats.