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U.S. Coast Guard recently warned commercial vessel owners and operators of malware and phishing attacks and potential vulnerabilities in shipboard systems. [Read More]
Laboratory testing services giant Eurofins Scientific reportedly paid the ransom in response to a ransomware attack that led to many systems and servers being taken offline. [Read More]
A recently uncovered cryptomining campaign is delivering a new Golang malware to target Linux-based servers. [Read More]
Researchers have discovered that multiple Chinese groups have updated an RTF weaponizer to exploit the Microsoft Equation Editor vulnerability CVE-2018-0798. [Read More]
The threat actor best known for operating the Dridex banking Trojan and the Locky ransomware has started using a new downloader in June. [Read More]
USCYBERCOM warns that malicious actors are still using CVE-2017-11774, a Microsoft Outlook vulnerability known to have been exploited by Iranian groups. [Read More]
A recently identified adware campaign has gathered over 9 million downloads via 111 infected applications distributed through Google Play. [Read More]
A threat group has been targeting mobile and desktop users in Libya with malware through Facebook pages. [Read More]
A Georgia state agency says a cyberattack has forced it to shut down some court websites. [Read More]
BlackBerry Cylance researchers analyze Ratsnif, a recently discovered suite of RATs that provides a wide range of network attack capabilities to the Vietnam-linked OceanLotus threat group. [Read More]

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Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Torsten George's picture
To limit the risk of having drive-by malware attacks planted on their websites, organizations should monitor the payload of their different Internet properties, which for larger organizations can easily become a huge undertaking.
Marc Solomon's picture
Malvertising underscores the need for an approach to security that addresses the full attack continuum. With ongoing visibility and control, and intelligent and continuous updates, security professionals can take action to stop the inevitable outbreak.
Aviv Raff's picture
Just as offices need to detect break-ins to keep criminals from committing industrial espionage, enterprises need to put more focus on detecting APTs and other advanced threats to keep adversaries from their network.
Michael Callahan's picture
While obscuring website code, server architecture, and security mechanisms doesn’t provide bullet-proof security on its own, it is actually pretty effective.
Wade Williamson's picture
Even with the basics covered, we also have to be on the lookout for unknown threats and anomalies in our networks that can be an indicator of compromise.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?
Andrew Jaquith's picture
As with most stories Mac-related, the malware-is-finally-coming story attracted a lot of press. But the desktop Mac OS might not be attractive to attackers as you might think.
Ram Mohan's picture
We still don't know who created Conficker or what that person’s motivations were. What we do know: Conficker could have proved much more damaging than it ultimately did, but the threat has not entirely disappeared.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!