Attackers adapted their email-based techniques throughout 2022, cycling through tactics in the hopes of evading human and cybersecurity measures. The 2023 OpenText Cybersecurity Threat Report confirms that building a multilayered approach to defense is core to cybersecurity and cyber resilience.
How many hackers can claim to have caused a national cheese shortage, not least in the Gouda-loving Netherlands? Enter Mikhail Matveev, a Russian national who's been indicted for wielding not one but three strains of ransomware, in what experts say is a needed focus on ransomware affiliates.
Fifteen months after Russia intensified its illegal invasion of Ukraine, experts say top cyber defense lessons policymakers and defenders should apply include focusing on resilience. Building for resilience acknowledges the inevitability of ongoing attacks.
There's much national security ado about how much user data gets collected by the Chinese-owned, wildly popular video-sharing app TikTok. But as France's ban of "recreational apps" from government-issued devices highlights, a bigger-picture approach for combating surveillance is required.
CISOs have faced a broad and varied set of challenges in recent years. Remote environments, increasingly sophisticated threats and expanding supply chains are just some of the many concerns keeping them up at night.
The LockBit ransomware operation claims to have stolen data from a Texas-based supplier to Elon Musk's SpaceX, which designs, manufactures and launches rockets and spacecraft. It's the latest PR-grabbing attempt by the prolific LockBit extortion group.
As healthcare becomes increasingly interconnected, web tracking is easy to overlook but could introduce additional risks to patient privacy. Learn about the different kinds of patient data and the seven recommendations for reducing risk to patients, beneficiaries and the organization.
Here's further proof many cybercriminals are rampant self-promoters: Credit card market BidenCash, which sells compromised payment card data, dumped 2 million payment cards for free. This shows that competition between carder markets - and increasingly, Telegram-based vendors - is fierce.
A lack of visibility makes it nearly impossible to protect an organization against attack. If you can't see what's lurking in the dark corners of your environment, all you can do is react instead of actively identifying and mitigating risks. But some technologies can help with threat visibility.
Cybercrime experts have long urged victims to never pay a ransom in return for any promise an attacker makes to delete stolen data. That's because, as a recent case highlights, whatever extortionists might promise, stolen personal data is lucrative, and it often gets sold six ways from Sunday.
Will large language models such as ChatGPT take cybercrime to new heights? Researchers say AI for malicious use so far remains a novelty rather than a useful and reliable cybercrime tool. But as AI capabilities and chatbots improve, the cybersecurity writing is on the wall.
As ransomware continues to disrupt British organizations, the U.K. for the first time has sanctioned alleged cybercriminals, including accused Conti and TrickBot operators. Ransomware victims must conduct due diligence before paying any ransom, as violating sanctions carries severe penalties.
Detecting and responding to cyberthreats is challenging for any organization, but even more so for small security teams. MDR services make threat monitoring and response attainable for any team. Adding a third-party MDR service might be the right choice for your organization.
For the first time in 17 years, day-to-day control at converged endpoint management provider Tanium rests outside the Hindawi family. The Seattle-area firm named former Tibco, BMC Software and Salesforce executive Dan Streetman as CEO to evolve Tanium's client-facing operations and partner strategy.
Bad news for ransomware groups: Experts find it's getting tougher to earn a crypto-locking payday at the expense of others. The bad guys can blame a move by law enforcement to better support victims, and more organizations having robust defenses in place, which makes them tougher to take down.