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Known bugs and predictable phishing are behind your average security incident, IBM says

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

There's so much available in cybercrime forums that scammers don't need to be very creative, the X-Force team found after examining billions of incidents.

Scammers are trying to exploit coronavirus concerns to breach companies

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Phishing attempts come with a Microsoft Word document that activates a strain of malicious software, AZORult, which allows attackers to make off with sensitive data.

Hackers spearphished U.S. government agency with North Korea-related content last year

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 found more activity that appears to be from a group that so far has evaded attribution, but has shown certain habits in its spearphishing campaigns.

An issue in Apple Mail means some 'encrypted' messages aren't actually protected

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

A fix is on the way, though exactly when remains unclear.

Cyber deals continue with Proofpoint's $225 million acquisition of ObserveIT

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

Sumo Logic also announced its own acquisition of Jask in an unrelated deal.

Extortion and alleged ISIS threats: A Saudi embassy learned the hard way about email security

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Security researcher Chris Kubecka knew that it might be a tough assignment to catch an intruder on the email system at Saudi Arabia's embassy in the Netherlands. But the story only got bigger once she got to work.

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