Chinese threat actors are continuing to persist after exploiting the recent Ivanti Connect Secure VPN vulnerability even after factory resets, system upgrades and patches. The threat actor, UNC5325, is adept at "living off the land" techniques, warned threat intelligence firm Mandiant.
First-party fraudsters have shifted their focus from credit card fraud to deposit scams. In this evolving threat environment, financial institutions face new challenges from the increased use of synthetic identities and the difficulties in classifying first-party fraud, said BioCatch's Seth Ruden.
BlackCat claimed on its dark web site that it is behind the biggest healthcare hack so far the year - exfiltrating 6 terabytes of "highly selective data" relating to "all" Change Healthcare clients, including Tricare, Medicare, CVS Caremark, MetLife and more.
Russia's war of conquest against Ukraine grinds onward, but the number of self-proclaimed hacktivists appears to be dwindling as the strategy of temporarily disrupting the availability of high-profile websites has failed to sustain enthusiasm. Groups such as KillNet are still mostly a nuisance.
Has the U.S. created the wrong war machine? Developing and deploying advanced military technologies involves balancing the desire to improve national security with the need to navigate the ethical, strategic and existential challenges these technologies present.
Cybersecurity researchers identified a suspected Iranian espionage campaign targeting aerospace, aviation and defense industries across the Middle East. Hackers targeted employees within the aviation and defense sectors with fake job offers for tech and defense-related positions.
The never-ending surge in online crime remains a clear and present danger in Scotland. So said speakers at the sixth annual FutureScot conference in Glasgow, who touched on challenges with defending the country's National Health Service, coordinating intelligence sharing and more.
The Health Sector Coordinating Council has issued a five-year strategic plan - "a call to action" - for healthcare and public health organizations to implement cybersecurity programs that do a better job of protecting their patients against the ever-rising tide of threats.
A campaign by Russian military intelligence to convert Ubiquiti routers into a platform for a global cyberespionage operation began as early as 2022, U.S. and foreign intelligence agencies said. The U.S. disrupted a botnet built by a hacking unit of Russian military's Main Intelligence Directorate.
In the latest "Proof of Concept," Jeff Brown, CISO for the state of Connecticut, and Lester Godsey, CISO for Maricopa County, Arizona, join ISMG editors to discuss AI-related threats to election security, safeguarding against cyber and physical threats and coordinating efforts for complete security.
North Korean espionage group TA406, aka the Konni Group, deployed information-stealing malware on a Russian government-owned software to spy on the country's foreign ministry officials. This is the latest attack in a North Korean campaign that targets Russian diplomatic activities.
Healthcare industry groups are urging their members to take certain precautionary actions in the wake of the attack last week on Change Healthcare, a unit of Optum. The advisories come as some researchers say the incident appears to involve exploitation of flaws in ConnectWise's ScreenConnect tool.
The Russian intelligence hacking group known as APT29 or Cozy Bear is responding to the corporate migration to the cloud with matching hacking techniques, says an alert from international cyber agencies. Threat intelligence firms warn that APT29 has amplified its global cyberespionage operations.
Russian-speaking ransomware operation LockBit reestablished a dark web leak site Saturday afternoon and posted a lengthy screed apparently authored by its leader, who vowed not to retreat from the criminal underground world. The FBI had no comment.
Pharmacies at U.S. military hospitals and clinics worldwide are among the entities affected by the cyberattack on Optum's Change Healthcare this week, which has forced the IT services company to take many of its applications offline. Change Healthcare disconnected its IT systems on Wednesday.