Russian authorities typically turn a blind eye to cybercrime committed by citizens, provided they target foreigners. But as the recent "BuyBest" arrests of 25 individuals demonstrate, authorities do not tolerate criminals that target Russians, and especially not anyone who targets Russian banks.
The attack surface is constantly expanding, with threats continuing to keep pace with the evolution in infrastructure and digital transformation, says Leah MacMillan, chief marketing officer of Trend Micro.
Security firm Emsisoft is offering free, customized decryptors to victims of PwndLocker ransomware, which first surfaced in late 2019 and has been tied to attacks against Lasalle County in Illinois and the Serbian city of Novi Sad, with the gang demanding up to $660,000 or more in bitcoins from its victims.
Walgreens' mobile app inadvertently disclosed personal messages to other customers due to an internal application error, revealing some health-related information. The company did not say how many people were affected.
At the core of cybersecurity, every leader has just one ultimate question: 'Have we been compromised?" And yet that remains the most difficult question to answer with certainty, says Ricardo Villadiego, CEO of Lumu Technologies.
A U.S. Defense Department agency that's responsible for providing secure communications and IT equipment for the president and other top government officials says a data breach of one of its systems may have exposed personal data, including Social Security numbers.
Hacking incidents involving email appear to be the most common type of major health data breach being reported to federal regulators so far in 2020. But the largest breach added to the tally involved a type of incident rarely seen in recent years: the theft of an unencrypted laptop.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the indictments of four Chinese military officers in connection with the 2017 Equifax data breach. Also featured: Advice on implementing NIST's new privacy framework; lessons learned in a breach disclosure.