The U.S. federal government acknowledged that it is lagging behind on border gateway protocol security practices. Officials from several government agencies, ISPs and cloud content providers organized a workshop to understand the latest security improvements underway.
A five-year-old flaw in Fortinet SSL VPNs remains one of the world's most widely exploited vulnerabilities. So warn cybersecurity officials across the U.S. and its Five Eyes partners in a joint security advisory highlighting the 12 most exploited flaws that require immediate patching.
A delay in finalizing enterprise deals and a shorter average contract duration have forced Fortinet to lower its sales forecast going forward. The Silicon Valley-based platform security vendor said average contract length shortened from 29.5 months to 28 months in the fiscal quarter ended June 30.
With both excitement and fear swirling around the opportunities and risks offered by emerging AI, seven technology companies - including Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Meta - have promised the White House they would ensure the development of AI products that are safe, secure and trustworthy.
While self-proclaimed Russian hacktivist groups such as KillNet, Tesla Botnet and Anonymous Russia claim they're wreaking havoc on anti-Moscow targets, a fresh analysis of their attacks finds that despite rampant self-promotion, their real-world cybersecurity impact is typically negligible.
The Biden administration on Tuesday initiated a nationwide cybersecurity certification and labeling program aimed at helping consumers choose smart devices that offer enhanced protection against hacking risks. Products will have a QR code and follow NIST standards.
Microsoft customers will gain access to expanded cloud logging capabilities at no additional cost just days after lower-level customers were unable to detect a Chinese cyberattack. CISA has identified several security logs - critical to detect and prevent threat activity - that currently cost extra.
The Ukrainian Cyber Police dismantled yet another large-scale bot farm spreading Russian propaganda over social media. Cyber police seized nearly 150,000 SIM cards of different mobile operators used in the campaign to create fake social media profiles.
The U.S. government has added two more commercial spyware vendors - Cytrox and Intellexa - to its list of organizations that face restrictions if they attempt to procure American goods or services, owing to the firms' "threatening the privacy and security of individuals and organizations worldwide."
President Xi Jinping directed state agencies to strengthen the government’s control over the internet and information technology sector, potentially discouraging investment in the country. Among the obstacles is a new Counter-Espionage Law focused on investigating foreign companies.
Suspected Chinese hackers gained access to senior U.S. officials' emails by exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft's cloud environment. While Microsoft said customers couldn't have prevented the attack, the U.S. government says logging was key to spotting it.
Belarus state-linked hackers are targeting government and military entities in both Ukraine and Poland with spear-phishing campaigns that deliver remote access Trojans. Ukrainian authorities say the adversary is focusing on information stealing and remote control of targeted systems.
Researchers are warning of an uptick in attacks using a series of malicious Microsoft Office documents designed to drop LokiBot, an information stealer capable of sweeping up credentials. LokiBot has been active since 2015 and specializes in information stealing through malicious email attachments.
Russian hacking group Armageddon has upgraded its skills to simultaneously target several thousand Ukrainian government information systems. CERT-UA said the hackers infected Microsoft Office Word to generate 80 to 120 malicious documents within a compromised system to multiply the infection.
Based on the 1,862 U.S. data breach notifications issued in the first half of this year, 2023 looks set to break multiple records, especially as more breaches come to light due to the Clop ransomware group exploiting a zero-day flaw in widely used MOVEit file transfer software.