The out-of-bounds read vulnerability enables an attacker to escape a Squirrel VM in games with millions of monthly players – such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Portal 2 – and in cloud services such as Twilio Electric Imp.
Researchers at cybersecurity firm Trend Micro have observed the adoption of a new franchise-based business model by ransomware operators that moves away from the traditional ransomware-as-a-service model. Operators now rebrand a “supplier” ransomware before deployment.
New York State AG Letitia James served cease and desist letters to two cryptocurrency lending platforms that her office says engage in “unregistered and unlawful activities.” Three other platforms were told by the OAG to “immediately provide information about their activities and products.”
Israeli officials say they have fended off a wave of attempted cyberattacks on several hospitals and healthcare entities in recent days, as Hillel Yaffe Medical Center continues to recover from a ransomware attack last week that authorities reportedly suspect was carried out by Chinese hackers.
Madison, WI, Oct. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tetra Defense, the Madison-based cybersecurity software development and incident response firm announces an impactful addition to their TetraU education program. The Tetra Rotational Apprenticeship in Cybersecurity (TRAC) program is a year-long, paid … Read more
The APT, which targets Middle-Eastern energy firms & telecoms, has been relatively quiet since its exposure but not entirely silent. It’s kept up attacks through 2021 and is working on retooling its arsenal yet again.
To mark Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the National Cyber Security Alliance and U.K. based behavioral science and data analytics company, CybSafe, have released their Annual Cybersecurity Attitudes and Behaviors Report 2021, which uncovers key trends, behaviors and habits among tech users.
A spate of ransomware incidents affecting the education sector has led to the loss of student coursework, financial records and data relating to COVID-19 testing. Matthew Trump, senior IT security officer for the University of London, U.K., outlines incident response strategies.
Axio’s 2021 State of Ransomware Preparedness report reveals that organizations are not equipped to defend against ransomware due to deficiencies in implementing and sustaining basic cybersecurity practices, including managing privileged administrator credentials and ensuring visibility of supply chain risk.
Women make up only 24% of the cybersecurity field, according to an ISC2 study. Cybersecurity leaders Sharon Smith, Lori Ross O’Neill, Aanchal Gupta and Meg West discussed how to solve the problem of underrepresentation in the industry at the ISC2 Security Congress 2021.
ThycoticCentrify released new research confirming that ransomware has become a preferred method for cyberattacks, with nearly two out of three companies (64%) surveyed admitting to be victims of a ransomware attack in the last 12 months.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and National Security Agency (NSA) published a cybersecurity advisory regarding BlackMatter ransomware cyber intrusions targeting multiple U.S. critical infrastructure entities, including two U.S. food and agriculture sector organizations.
Hello, everybody. Greetings from the Netherlands and welcome to this presentation called “A Contemporary Investigation on NTFS File Fragmentation”. In the next 20 minutes, I will tell you all about the research and our paper, which has the same title … Read more
Organizations that are debating whether they should invest in some form of distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection will first, and understandably, want to know what their risk of being targeted by a DDoS attack. However, there are no guarantees, of course, because all organizations who are web-based and rely on the Internet are at […]
Chris Jacquet, VP and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Hitachi Vantara, explains how best to approach cybersecurity in the boardroom. Being prepared, honest and concise can help a CISO secure much-needed funding for their department.
Ransomware attacks are continuing to threaten the U.S. and global healthcare sectors, in part due to many organizations’ high dependency on legacy systems and lack of security resources, says new analysis by federal officials, which also identified the top ransomware gangs hitting the sector.
Whether remote, in the office or in a co-working space, all employees must be sensitized to cyber threats. It is important not only to provide training for employees but also to give IT security a permanent place in the corporate culture.