In a multinational effort led by the Dutch National Police, authorities seized servers and web domains used by DoubleVPN, a Russia-based company that allegedly provided a safe operating infrastructure for cybercriminals, according to Europol.
According to a Threat Landscape Trends report for Q2 2020, cryptojacking saw a 163% increase in detections, compared to previous quarters. 35% of organizations indicated in a survey by NinjaRMM, that ransomware attacks resulted in up to $5 million in damages. Similarly we see an explosion in DDoS attacks. In times...
The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it has seized two domains that were used during a recent phishing campaign that targeted a marketing firm used by the U.S. Agency for International Development - USAID - to send malicious messages to thousands of potential victims.
1,778 IT and IT security professionals across North America, Latin America, the UK and Europe responded to a new study by the Ponemon Institute, and their responses deliver a clear message to CISOs.
The study tracks the level of importance placed on security analysts, as well as the state of maturity...
Brokerage account takeover, supply chain attacks, destructive attacks and those that seek to manipulate time or time stamps are among the latest threats uncovered in the new Modern Bank Heists report authored by Tom Kellermann at VMware Carbon Black.
The lack of automation and actionable threat intelligence may be preventing enterprises from developing the fully functional Cyber Fusion Centers they envision. Anomali's Mark Alba shares ideas on how to change that.
Many organizations have invested in improving their threat detection capabilities over the
past two years and express increased confidence in their ability to stop threats that have
penetrated the network perimeter. However, these organizations also cite a number of
weaknesses and areas for further improvement,...
As ‘Threat hunting’ has become something of a buzzword in the cyber security industry, the term is often misused.
Proactive threat hunting is very different from manually sifting through raw data to find an attacker, and threat hunting as a service should complement detection & response operations rather than...
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will soon use its new subpoena powers authorized under the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act to help in the battle against ransomware attacks and other cyberthreats, says Brandon Wales, the acting agency director.
It used to be enough to protect the network perimeter, but in recent years, an expanding perimeter has opened the door to threat actors preying on a larger attack surface.
Understanding the evolution of endpoint security and the solutions available to your organization is key to protecting your business in...
Extended detection and response (XDR) has been gaining momentum in the security arena. Has your organization considered the potential impact of XDR on your security operations? In a recent study, ESG surveyed IT/InfoSec professionals across multiple industry verticals to better understand the market perception of XDR,...
In this Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study of ManagedXDR, Forrester Consulting assesses the cost savings, productivity gains, and business benefits Secureworks users experience.
The study found a potential ROI of 413 percent* over three years for ManagedXDR customers, as well as other quantified and...
Today's credential based threats
are complex, often touching many systems, using
multiple log-ins, and spanning a period of several
months. These insider threats involve the legitimate
credentials and access privileges of real users,
making them challenging for legacy security solutions
Tenable’s Security Response Team is taking a look back at the vulnerabilities and threats that made 2020 one of the most active years for security teams in recent memory. In our report, you'll learn the key insights you need to move forward in 2021 with confidence, such as:
The year's Top 5 vulnerabilities,...
U.S. and Bulgarian authorities have seized servers and disrupted the infrastructure and darknet websites of the Netwalker ransomware gang. Police have also arrested one person and confiscated ransom money collected by the cybercriminal gang. The news comes the same week the Emotet botnet was disrupted.