Emerging cyberattacks and threats
- May 24, 2017
Following the worldwide impact of WannaCry, EternalRocks arrived abusing seven NSA cyberweapons but holding back on its malicious intent.
- May 24, 2017
Security researchers uncovered more info on how WannaCry spread, and a ransomware decryptor emerged to save files for those affected.
- May 19, 2017
Juniper's Kevin Walker talks with SearchSecurity about the evolving threat landscape and how some attackers are incorporating data manipulation into their schemes.
- May 16, 2017
Microsoft blames the U.S. government for cyberweapon stockpiling as WannaCry ransomware infections continue to spread, though some experts say Microsoft shares responsibility.
- May 15, 2017
Microsoft responds to WannaCry ransomware with an MS17-010 patch for legacy systems as new ransomware variants spread to more countries around the globe.
- May 05, 2017
There is no shortage of new types of ransomware, many with unique features, and experts say it's an exercise in innovation and finding revenue opportunity.
- April 21, 2017
News roundup: The Hajime worm is the nicer, sneakier brother of Mirai malware. Plus, the FBI and CIA hunt for the Vault 7 whistleblower, Symantec adds to Zscaler lawsuit, and more.
- March 24, 2017
News roundup: Cisco fixes a Vault 7 flaw unaided, despite WikiLeaks' pledge to work with vendors. Plus, LastPass flaws leak user data; Apple held hostage by hackers; and more.
- March 17, 2017
News roundup: An Apache Struts vulnerability is still being exploited, despite being patched. Plus, WhatsApp and Telegram release patches; Assange contacts Microsoft; and more.
- February 16, 2017
An RSA Conference session on a new attack on connected medical devices led to a spirited debate on vulnerability disclosure and manufacturer responsibility.
- February 15, 2017
RSA Conference 2017 was full of talk about future IoT attacks, but Intel Security's Christopher Young said the Mirai botnet is still an enormous threat and demonstrated why that is.
- February 14, 2017
Microsoft's Brad Smith spoke at RSA Conference 2017 about the effects of nation-state cyberattacks and what businesses and governments can do about them.
- February 10, 2017
News roundup: F5 virtual server flaw, dubbed Ticketbleed, is similar to Heartbleed. Plus, DHS is considering requiring social media passwords on visa applications, and more.
- February 08, 2017
Rapid7's Rebekah Brown and Tod Beardsley talk about IoT security issues, including new cars, blaming users for poor implementations and why NAT is the best firewall ever.
- February 01, 2017
Thanks to a polarizing election, the potential ramifications of cybersecurity attacks are front and center. Your friends and relatives probably have some concept of what it is that you actually do and its importance. But the daily challenges of ...