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New Microsoft Word zero day used to spread 'lawful intercept' malware, analysts say

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

A well-funded spy group appears to have recently acquired a highly-sophisticated zero day vulnerability to deploy a remote access trojan, developed by infamous surveillance technology firm FinFisher, against a Russian-speaking "entity."

Report: New ransomware found in targeted attacks against health care industry

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

A unique variant of ransomware that appears to have been designed for and used against healthcare companies was recently uncovered by security researcher with cybersecurity firm Proofpoint.

Fake FCC statement posted to agency's website stokes security worries

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

Uploading files to FCC.gov is an easy way to make a fake statement look more legitimate.

Hurricane Harvey scammers use disaster as phishing bait

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

US-CERT reminds the public that disasters are always magnets for scammers.

Most large companies don't use standard email security to combat spoofing

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

Only a third of the Fortune 500 use decade-old DMARC to stop their email domain from being impersonated by hackers

Cybersecurity vendors lag badly on DMARC email security, survey shows

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

Only 1 in 4 of the cybersecurity companies exhibiting at the celebrated Black Hat conference this week have implemented a set of best practices to prevent email spoofing and phishing.

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