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IBM sounds alarm about more data-wiping malware from Iran

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

The new research is the latest indication of Iran’s disruptive capabilities in cyberspace.

Windows 7 end-of-life is coming. How much should you worry?

by cyber_admin • 2 weeks ago

Ultimately, it is a conversation about risk, and more specifically, how much risk is an organization willing to assume.

APT33 has shifted targeting to industrial control systems software, Microsoft says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Given that the group has been linked with data-wiping hacks in the past, the new activity has analysts’ full attention.

Another group is impersonating USPS, tax entities around the globe in order to steal money

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

The scheme has been trying to trick victims into clicking through spearphishing emails that contain ransomware — and at times banking trojans.

Microsoft says it will apply California privacy law across the country

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

As privacy-protecting legislation has stalled in Congress, California is one of a handful of states that have taken action.

Fake ransomware named after Donald Trump tries to trick victims out of a buck

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Hackers are trying to spread malicious software by using world leaders' names to generate interest.

BlueKeep is back. For now, attackers are just using it for cryptomining

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The hacking has finally begun, and so far, it’s gone off with a whimper, not a bang.

Fancy Bear hackers targeted at least 16 athletic organizations ahead of Tokyo Olympics

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Russia long has targeted world anti-doping organizations.

Sens. Warren, Wyden want to know if Amazon shares some blame for the Capital One breach

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Capital One had shifted to AWS to modernize its business.

New Facebook security program will warn presidential candidates of hacking attempts

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The new program is another effort by Facebook to show the public that it has made security strides since 2016.

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