Because so many organizations have shifted to a remote workforce, cloud services have become essential, creating new risks. Homayun Yaqub of Forcepoint explains why greater visibility is the key to better security in the new environment.
This on-demand discussion with experts from ESG, Microsoft, and vArmour explores the latest hybrid cloud security challenges keeping your peers up at night, along with effective strategies for reducing risk across complex, hybrid environments.
Twitter says attackers who hijacked more than 130 high-profile Twitter accounts used social engineering to bypass its defenses, including two-factor authentication on accounts. Experts say companies must have defenses in place against such schemes, which have long been employed by fraudsters.
How have the COVID-19 pandemic, lockdown and job losses affected the character and composition of the internet? Rapid7's Tod Beardsley rounds up the latest research into the prevalence of outdated and unsecured internet protocols and internet-connected devices - and there's both good and bad news.
A group of spoofed cryptocurrency trading apps is targeting devices running macOS to install malware called Gmera, security firm ESET reports. The malware can steal users' data as well as their cryptocurrency wallets.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Sarrell Regional Dental Center for Public Health in the wake of a January 2019 ransomware attack that affected more than 391,000 individuals. The judge cited a lack of evidence that any data had been misused.
Despite warnings from security researchers and U.S. Cyber Command earlier this month, thousands of users have not yet patched their F5 BIG-IP networking products to fix a critical vulnerability that could allow for remote code execution, according to the security firm Expanse.
From DDoS attacks to concerns over the reliability of VPNs, the remote workforce is facing an unprecedented array of security challenges, says Tony Lauro of Akamai, who offers strategies to mitigate these risks and ensure business continuity.
After a nearly six-month hiatus, the Emotet botnet has sprung back to life with a spam campaign targeting the U.S. and U.K., according to security research reports. Victims are hit with phishing emails that contain either a malicious URL or Word document attachment that downloads malware.
An Iranian-backed hacking group appears to have accidentally left over 40 GB of training videos and other material exposed online, according to researchers at IBM, who found the unprotected server. The material includes videos describing attacks aimed at U.S. Navy and State Department personnel.
Criminals are continuing to capitalize on the new opportunities being created by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to hone their phishing, scams, ransomware and other schemes, says Craig Jones, who leads the global cybercrime program for INTERPOL.
The U.S. should restore the position of cybersecurity coordinator at the White House because the number of threats against the nation is increasing, several security experts testified this week at a House hearing. But some Republicans question whether the move would create unnecessary bureaucracy.