New Exploits and Increased Relevance of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks
The number of DDoS attacks increased 180% in 2019. Are you prepared for 2020? Learn what you need to know from our Security Operations Center (SOC) in order to protect your organization before an attack happens.
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DDoS attacks represent a consistent and persistent threat to the digital operations and security of organizations everywhere. The attacks can be used to severely degrade network performance to the point of inoperability.
Cryptomining malware has exploded on the threat landscape, becoming one of the most common malware attacks and posing a significant risk to your IT assets.
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As the COVID-19 outbreak has intensified, so too has cybercrime, including ransomware, Interpol, the international crime-fighting agency, warns. Despite some gangs claiming to no longer be targeting healthcare organizations, experts have seen "no abatement, empathy or free decryptor" from any of them.
A recently uncovered spear-phishing campaign is using fears of the COVID-19 pandemic to spread an information stealer called LokiBot. FortiGuard Labs researchers find that cybercriminals are once again using World Health Organization images as a lure.
Users - One of the Weakest Links in Your Cybersecurity Strategy
They say 'it's all about who you know' - for cybersecurity, that's partially true. If a cyberattacker knows your users, there's a good chance they can get into your network. Why? Because they can take what they know - usually an email address or...
The "human factor" has become a key discussion point in the cyber security community; the humans behind both threats and security have been sorely overlooked. Even the CISO, the conductor at the head of every security team, has been an elusive figure.
Nominet interviewed 400 CISOs and 400 C-Suite executives on the...
Step out of the server room and into the boardroom.
The role of the CISO is evolving dramatically. Today's CISOs need to possess technical skills and business acumen, plus the ability to communicate complex issues to non-technical board members.
This eBook provides practical solutions to help you thrive as a...
Emotions about the global pandemic are running high, and attackers are taking advantage. Researchers have observed criminals spreading malware by impersonating official sources, distributing malicious COVID-19 maps and trackers, and malvertising on coronavirus-related news stories.
As security professionals, we...
Data breaches expose a wealth of personal information that can enable cybercriminals to bypass security measures, take over accounts, and compromise enterprise networks. To provide a snapshot of the breach exposure affecting major enterprises, we examined SpyCloud's database and found:
412 million breach assets tied...
More bad ransomware news: Following in the footsteps of Maze, now even more cybercrime gangs are threatening to not only crypto-lock systems but also leak stolen data. Such moves come following a banner year for ransomware operators, who are continuing to bring more advanced tactics to bear.
With the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic, and the global shift to work from home, Tom Kellermann of VMware Carbon Black sees a corresponding increase in hacking and espionage attempts against U.S. agencies, businesses and citizens. He says add "digital distancing" to your precautions.
As cybercriminals and nation-states take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to further their own aims, authorities are calling on victims to report online attacks as quickly as possible to help them better disrupt such activity.
Attackers are continuing to use concerns over COVID-19 to distribute ransomware and malware, including for smartphones. The healthcare sector is perhaps at the greatest risk from these attacks because it's serving as the front-line defense against the disease.
As the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies, public health efforts are being complicated by ransomware attacks continuing to hit healthcare facilities that are not only handling cases but also running frontline virus-testing labs.