Patching Not Enough; Organizations Must Adopt Zero-Trust Practices: Report

Hackers Can Gain Network Access Via Social Engineering and Wait for New Zero-Day Exploits to Elevate Their Privilege At Black Hat 2017, privileged access firm Thycotic surveyed 250 hackers to find...

NSA Leak Fuels Rise in Hacking for Crypto Mining: Report

Illicit cryptocurrency mining has been surging over the past year, in part due to a leaked software tool from the US National Security Agency, researchers said Wednesday. A report...

Click2Gov Attacks on U.S. Cities Attributed to Previously Unknown Group

A previously unknown financially motivated threat group is believed to be behind a series of attacks whose goal was to obtain payment card data from U.S. cities relying on Click2Gov...

New Tool Helps G Suite Admins Uncover Security Threats

Google on Tuesday announced the general availability of a tool that helps G Suite customers identify security issues within their domains, and take action. Referred to as Investigation tool, the feature...

Cloudflare Helps Boost DNSSEC Adoption as Key Rollover Nears

Cloudflare announced on Monday the introduction of a new feature that will allow some users to enable the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) protocol with the click of a...

Privacy Protection Means Encryption at the Application Layer

Comprehensive Data Security Measures Should Include a Formal Process for Application Security and Vulnerability Assessment  Encryption is a popular topic with recent regulatory emphasis on “pseudonymisation and encryption of personal data”...

Nation State Cyber Attacks on Rise, Says Europol

Global ransomware attacks are increasingly linked to nation states, with the lines between politics and crime often blurring, Europe's police agency said on Tuesday. Key ransomware attacks include the so-called WannaCry...

Mirai Authors Avoid Prison After Working With FBI

Three individuals who last year admitted creating and using the notorious Mirai botnet have avoided prison after helping the FBI in other cybercrime investigations, the U.S. Department of Justice announced...

Fidelis Cybersecurity Raises $25 Million

Fidelis Cybersecurity, a Bethesda, MD-based company that provides automated threat detection and response solutions, on Tuesday announced that it secured a $25 million growth capital investment. The funding, which brings the...

Destructive Xbash Linux Malware Targets Enterprise Intranets

A newly discovered piece of Linux malware that features both ransomware and crypto-currency mining capabilities appears designed to target enterprise intranets, Palo Alto Networks security researchers say. Dubbed Xbash and believed...