The 2016 U.S. presidential election served as a wake-up call for lawmakers and the public about the threat that cyberattackers can pose to the country's democracy, CISA Director Christopher Krebs said at the RSA 2020 conference. Election security and ransomware remain his agency's two biggest concerns.
A home healthcare company has filed 17 breach reports after a ransomware attack on its cloud-based electronic health records vendor last December, illustrating once again how a vendor breach can have a wide impact.
How much do you know about the supply chain that takes a vulnerability and turns it into an exploit?
In this new report, Tenable Research explores the lifecycle of exploits - from discovery to utilization in a breach. Their analysis of cybercrime economics will help you better protect your organization.
Account Takeover is one of the biggest threats that banks are facing today. With 3.8 billion data records compromised worldwide in 2018, it is evident that despite implementation of cybersecurity measures, digital channels remain vulnerable. Adversaries have a variety of weapons at their disposal, which makes...
Hacked-off patients are suing New Jersey healthcare organization Hackensack Meridian Health for damages after it suffered a ransomware attack last December and paid attackers an unspecified ransom to unlock its systems.
Every year, the SpyCloud Credential Exposure Report examines the data cybercriminals have been sharing over the last year and what it means for enterprises and consumers. Our 2020 report shows that password reuse continues to be a serious problem, leaving enterprises and their customers vulnerable to account takeover...
State government officials told a Senate committee this week that more federal resources are needed to help states combat security cyberthreats, including ransomware. They also asked federal officials to share more information on looming security issues.
Ransomware brings a business to a screeching halt every 11 seconds, making it the most pervasive and destructive malware threat out there.
Savvy businesses know that it's not about whether a ransomware attack will occur, but when. With fast-evolving ransomware strains, protecting your business means it is...
Ekans, a recently discovered ransomware variant that's designed to target industrial control systems, appears to have some of the same characteristics found in Megacortex, malware that struck several high-profile targets in 2019, according to the security firm Dragos.
A Texas orthopedic practice says a recent malware attack "permanently damaged" thousands of electronic patient records. It's the latest in a string of healthcare incidents in which various forms of malware rendered records inaccessible.
Australian transportation and logistics firm Toll Group has confirmed that it sustained a ransomware attack earlier this month that has forced the company to shut down several of its systems and led to delays in deliveries.
The intellectual property, including research results, of biotechnology companies and other medical organizations is increasingly a target for hackers, who sometimes dump data on hacker forums or public websites. That's why breach detection and prevention is even more critical.