U.S. law enforcement arrested and charged the hacker who exploited Mango Markets with fraud and market manipulation. The man earlier claimed that the $110 million hack on the decentralized finance platform had been merely a "highly profitable trading strategy."
ChatGPT, an AI-based chatbot that specializes in dialogue, is raising concern among security professionals about how criminals could use cheap, accessible natural language AI to write convincing phishing emails and pull off nefarious deepfake scams. Peter Cassidy discusses the implications.
Everyone knows why criminals rob banks. But since most robbers are operating remotely, which tactics are cybercriminals actually employing and how often are they successful? Too often, it seems, thanks to phishing attacks, money laundering, ATM skimmers, malware and more.
Government-imposed rules on incident reporting by organizations impacted by cyberattacks are not new – many sectors have been subjected to them for decades. What is new is that governments are introducing new, more stringent incident reporting rules that will affect a broader set of organizations.
Information Security Media Group asked some of the industry's leading cybersecurity experts about the trends to watch in 2023. Responses covered a variety of emerging threats and evolving trends affecting security technologies, leadership and regulation. Here is a look at the year ahead.
A critical Linux kernel vulnerability exposed the server message block protocol to remote hacking with highest privileges. The vulnerability received the maximum possible severity rating of 10 on the CVSS scale owing to the kernel-level code execution privileges it gave to the attacker.
Digital transformation we all have experienced over the last few years, everything online is at risk of fraud – fraudsters will try to take advantage over customer digital footprint at any time and access point. Telesign's Seth Gilpin shares insights.
She has been a CISO almost longer than there has been cybersecurity. And now Marene Allison, CISO at Johnson & Johnson, eyes retirement and her next adventures. She reflects on her career, her accomplishments and what she wishes for her successor and the next generation of cybersecurity leaders.
Recorded Future has signed an agreement with Ukraine's Ministry of Digital Transformation to help protect the county's critical infrastructure against Russian physical and cyberattacks. The company can help detect novel strains of malware and command-and-control infrastructure run by the Russians.
Identity and access management company Okta revealed that its private GitHub repositories were accessed earlier in the month, resulting in the theft of its source code in its Workforce Identity Cloud code repositories. "No customer data was impacted," Okta says.
In a surprise move, Britain's Information Commissioner's Office recently named names - lots of names - on the data breach front. The ICO has published detailed information about breaches of personal data, complaints and the civil investigations. Attorney Edward Machin explains the implications.
Stop the presses: Britain's Guardian Media Group has been hit by a "serious IT incident," believed to be ransomware, that appears to have encrypted numerous systems. Experts say ransomware groups love to strike over the holidays, adding pressure on victims to pay a ransom quickly and quietly.
A banking Trojan is on a rampage thanks to its ability to mimic the appearance of more than 400 applications, including leading financial and crypto exchange applications, in 16 countries. Godfather is an upgraded version of the Anubis banking Trojan, reports cybersecurity firm Group-IB.
Bad hackers so often get portrayed as bombastic villains who can "hack the Gibson" while breathlessly exclaiming, "We're in!" Real-world "hack attacks" are typically much more mundane, including an alleged scheme enabling taxi drivers to jump to the head of the line at JFK Airport.
For many brands, especially large enterprises with a substantial online presence, it is important to be able to have eyes all over the internet in order to properly mitigate the effects of external elements on their brand’s reputation.