Tim Starks

Government

It's hard to keep a big botnet down: TrickBot sputters back toward full health

by Tim Starks • 1 hour ago

Microsoft and U.S. Cyber Command made progress against TrickBot, but it doesn't appear to have been lasting.

Financial

Accused email scammers busted in Nigeria for alleged fraud against 50,000 victims

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

The TMT gang has compromised victims in more than 150 countries, according to Interpol and Group-IB.

Financial

Home Depot to pay states $17.5 million over massive 2014 data breach

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

The home improvement retailer also agreed to strengthen data security practices.

Government

After years of work, Congress passes 'internet of things' cybersecurity bill — and it's kind of a big deal

by Tim Starks • 7 days ago

Sens. Mark Warner and Cory Gardner teamed up with Reps. Robin Kelly and Will Hurd to get significant cybersecurity legislation across the finish line.

Technology

Ghost in the machine: Researchers find Webex vulnerabilities allow hidden visitors

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

Uninvited guests can inhabit the video conferencing platform in three different ways, IBM Research found.

Financial

Financial system not keeping up with cyberthreats, new report says

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

Government and industry must coordinate better to protect the system, according to a report from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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