Agent Tesla RAT Returns in COVID-19 Vax Phish

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Are Ransomware Attacks the New Pandemic?

Ransomware has been a problem for decades, so why is government just now beginning to address it? Ransomware attacks are the new pandemic, threatening the US economy, commerce, and the flow of goods to market. First, there was the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, then JBS USA. However, those were not even

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State‑sponsored or financially motivated: Is there any difference anymore?

What does the increasingly fuzzy line between traditional cybercrime and attacks attributed to state-backed groups mean for the future of the threat landscape? Governments have always conducted offensive cyber-operations. But over the past few years, campaigns have seemed to grow in audacity and volume. The headlines scream about “state-sponsored” or

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One in Five Manufacturing Firms Targeted by Cyberattacks

Cybercriminals and attack groups continue to target manufacturers, with about one in five companies in the sector compromised in a successful attack, according to a survey published by security firm Morphisec this week. The “Manufacturing Cybersecurity Threat Index” report consists of survey responses from 567 manufacturing employees and found that

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5 Critical Steps to Recover From a Ransomware Attack

Hackers are increasingly using ransomware as an effective tool to disrupt businesses and fund malicious activities. A recent analysis by cybersecurity company Group-IB revealed ransomware attacks doubled in 2020, while Cybersecurity Venture predicts that a ransomware attack will occur every 11 seconds in 2021. Businesses must prepare for the possibility

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Insider Versus Outsider: Navigating Top Data Loss Threats

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Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk

Research reports highlight growing concerns around insider negligence that leads to data breaches. While malicious insiders often make headlines, most enterprise data leaks are accidental — caused by end users who fail to follow corporate security policy or try to work around it. The “2020 Cost of Insider Threats: Global

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Data Breaches Surge in Food & Beverage, Other Industries

Though no industry is immune from cyberattacks, a few have traditionally been less affected by them than others. A new study shows that may no longer be the case. An analysis that Kroll conducted of data breach notifications in 2020 showed a sharp increase in attacks against organizations in what

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Cyber espionage by Chinese hackers in neighbouring nations is on the rise

A string of cyber espionage campaigns dating all the way back to 2014 and focused on gathering military intelligence from neighbouring countries have been linked to a Chinese military-intelligence apparatus. In a wide-ranging report published by Massachusetts-headquartered Recorded Future this week, the cybersecurity firm’s Insikt Group said it identified ties

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This Week in Database Leaks: Cognyte, CVS, Wegmans

Unsecured cloud-based databases continue to threaten corporate and consumer data, as indicated by a series of reports this week involving incidents at Cognyte, CVS, and Wegmans. First to make headlines this week was Cognyte, a cybersecurity analytics company that left some 5 billion records exposed online and accessible without authentication.

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