A federal court's dismissal of a lawsuit filed against medical transcription company Nuance Communications in the wake of a 2017 NotPetya ransomware attack illustrates how contract terms can affect legal outcomes.
Lucifer, a botnet that has been infecting Windows devices with cryptominers and using compromised systems for distributed denial-of-service attacks, now has the ability to compromise Linux-based systems as well, according to Netscout's ATLAS Security Engineering & Response Team.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes why ransomware gangs continue to see bigger payoffs from their ransom-paying victims. Also featured: Lessons learned from Twitter hacking response; security flaw in Amazon's Alexa.
Steve Bannon, the former White House strategist and 2016 campaign manager for President Donald Trump, and three others have been indicted on federal wire fraud and money laundering charges for allegedly fleecing online donors who contributed money to a campaign to build a wall along the U.S. southern border.
A patching effort has been underway for six months to upgrade Thales wireless communication modules that are embedded in millions of IoT devices, including insulin pumps and smart meters. Left unpatched, a vulnerability in the modules could allow attackers to control devices, IBM warns.
To build a successful vulnerability disclosure program, avoid thinking of it as quick-fix "bug bounty Botox," and instead focus on building positive relationships with the security community, hiring top-notch talent and "building a sustainable ecosystem," says Luta Security's Katie Moussouris.
Join CrowdStrike's Director of the Strategic Threat Advisors Group, Jason Rivera, and learn how to get the most value out of threat intelligence by effectively applying it across your organization - from security operations to executive leadership.
Never store hardcoded credentials in code uploaded to public-facing GitHub repositories, and make sure none of your business associates are doing that. Those are just two takeaways from a new report that describes how nine organizations were inadvertently exposing health records for at least 150,000 patients.
The genie is out of the bottle - and working remotely. Global enterprises have fundamentally and permanently changed the way they work. What does this mean as we plan for 2021, and how can organizations automate many of their remaining manual processes? Kelsey Nelson of Okta shares insights.
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing big businesses to rethink their security plans. For example, the National Football League is experimenting with "zero trust" architectures, while Jet Blue is focusing on more frequent risk assessments.
A P2P botnet dubbed "FritzFrog" has breached about 500 SSH servers, infecting universities in the U.S. and Europe and a railway company in an effort to plant cryptomining malware, Guardicore Labs reports. The botnet has also tried to infect banks, medical centers, governmental offices and others.