Emerging cyberattacks and threats
- February 21, 2018
Cloud security vendor RedLock discovered threat actors had gained access to several enterprise cloud environments, including Tesla's, and used them for cryptojacking schemes.
- February 21, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors examine Intel's new bug bounty for side channel attacks and what it says about Meltdown and Spectre.
- February 16, 2018
SonicWall says its new deep memory inspection technology, which powers the vendor's Capture Cloud sandbox service, can block Meltdown threats and other zero-day attacks.
- February 07, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss how the threat of cryptomining malware is evolving and what it means for enterprises and infosec vendors.
- February 05, 2018
Proofpoint researchers discovered a large Monero mining botnet that uses EternalBlue to spread, and it isn't the first time the Windows flaw has been used for cryptojacking.
- February 02, 2018
News roundup: Hackers used ATM jackpotting attacks to steal over $1M in the U.S. Plus, a fitness tracking app accidentally exposed the locations of military bases, and more.
- February 01, 2018
Nearly 140 samples of malware that exploit the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities have been discovered by AV-TEST, but most samples are based on existing proof-of-concept code.
- January 26, 2018
Intel first learned of the Spectre vulnerabilities on June 1, but a confidential document shows the chip maker didn't inform OEM partners until almost six months later.
- January 19, 2018
News roundup: Okiru, a new Mirai variant, could put over 1.5 billion devices at risk of a botnet. Plus, G Suite Enterprise now comes with a security center, and more.
- January 12, 2018
AMD initially believed the Spectre vulnerabilities posed "near zero risk" to its chip, but the company this week reversed course and is planning microcode updates for its products.
- January 11, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the discovery of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities and their effect on information security.
- January 09, 2018
With CEO Brian Krzanich's keynote at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show, Intel missed an opportunity for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.
- January 03, 2018
Release of a third-party patch for a mysterious Intel CPU flaw led to many questions but few answers, and details on the issue may not be imminent.
- December 22, 2017
News roundup: Cryptocurrency exchanges are folding because of targeted cyberattacks. Plus, five hackers were arrested in connection with international ransomware attacks, and more.
- December 15, 2017
Security researchers discovered new ICS attacks using the Triton framework that may have been nation-state-sponsored and intended to cause real-world damage.