Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer alleges in a federal lawsuit that two former executives stole documents containing trade secrets about diabetes, obesity and cancer treatments under development by the drugmaker to benefit two new biotech startups they had launched.
A popular British supplier of crisps revealed in a letter to grocery wholesaler Nisa on Wednesday that it had been the victim of a cyberattack. KP Snacks has stopped its orders, causing stores to worry that its products will be in short supply. Ransomware group Conti is allegedly behind the attack.
A variety of underground markets exist to help malware-wielding criminals monetize their attacks, including via log marketplaces such as Genesis, Russian Market and 2easy, which offer for sale batches of data that can be used to emulate a victim, whether it's a consumer, an enterprise IT administrator or anyone in...
U.S. DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas confirmed on Thursday that the department is establishing a Cyber Safety Review Board, as directed by President Joe Biden's sweeping cybersecurity executive order signed in May 2021. The board aims to mirror the work of the National Transportation Safety Board.
The security world continues its fight against potential widespread exploitation of the critical remote code execution vulnerability - tracked as CVE-2021-44229 - in Apache's Log4j software library, versions 2.0-beta9 to 2.14.1, known as "Log4Shell" and "Logjam." This is a digest of ISMG's updates.
The Log4j vulnerability exists in unpatched versions of Ubiquiti's UniFi Network applications, and is being actively targeted by attackers via a customized exploit, researchers at security firm Morphisec warn. While updates are available, systems remain at risk until patched.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee today advanced its version of the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2022, which entails cybersecurity updates for federal civilian agencies. The bipartisan measure was sent to the full House on a voice vote.
Of the $5.6 billion obtained by the Department of Justice in civil settlements and judgements involving false claims and fraud against the U.S. government in 2021, more than $5 billion - or nearly 90% - involved healthcare sector entities. Why? Healthcare fraud, including false claims.
Organizations today need to rethink how cloud security not only drives stronger predictions, but adds value with ease of use. Learn how you can stop the most evasive attacks automatically with adaptive security.
Russia's threat to Ukraine is reshaping notions of what it means to employ cyber operations as part of a conflict. If Russian military forces do invade, experts warn that cyberattacks meant to support military operations and disrupt critical infrastructure may not be restricted to Ukrainian targets.
With tensions mounting in Ukraine, U.S. cybersecurity officials have grown increasingly concerned over the threat of direct cyberwarfare. As such, the U.S. has dispatched its top cyber official, Deputy National Security Adviser Anne Neuberger, to Europe to discuss the Russian threat.
As ransomware and other disruptive security incidents continue to surge, cyberattacks rank as the top health technology hazard in hospital environments this year, say security experts Chad Waters and Juuso Leinonen of patient safety organization ECRI.
In just a month, the BlackCat cybercrime group has carried out high-impact ransomware attacks on international organizations and risen to seventh place in Unit 42's ranking of global ransomware groups. A key factor, researchers say: the use of the Rust language for coding its malware.