Ransomware continues to pummel many types of organizations, recently including South Korea's E-Land retail group, French newspaper Paris-Normandie and a Georgia county school system. A ransomware hit against hosting giant Managed.com has resulted in ongoing site outages for numerous others.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Thursday the creation of a National Cyber Force designed to strengthen Britain's cybersecurity posture and give the country new defensive and offensive capabilities. Some security experts, however, are raising concerns about recruiting enough qualified staff members.
"Has anyone witnessed any examples of criminals abusing artificial intelligence?" That's a question security firms have been raising. A new report has identified likely ways in which such attacks might occur and offers examples of threats already emerging
The Chinese hacking group "Cicada" is exploiting the critical Zerologon vulnerability in Windows Server as part of a cyberespionage campaign that's mainly targeting Japanese companies' locations around the world, according to the security firm Symantec.
2020 was a year of challenges for businesses of all varieties. Organisations that hadn't yet begun their digital transformation were left with no option but to adapt and adapt quickly, while others felt the urgency to accelerate the shift to digital and move to the cloud for more flexibility. Adding to that mounting...
Researchers are warning that many domain name system server implementations are vulnerable to a spoofing attack that allows attackers to redirect, intercept and manipulate traffic. Thankfully, fixes are already arriving for this so-called SAD DNS flaw.
Blockchain technology has been floated as a solution to enable remote, electronic voting. But MIT researchers say today's paper-based systems, while imperfect, are still the most reliable way to prove to voters that their selections have been accurately cast and tallied.
As online activity increases and digital footprints expand, so too does the overall application attack surface. The recent shifts in consumer behaviours have greatly accelerated business digital transformation and compounded the associated application fraud and abuse.
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Despite a Thursday deadline that would have forced China-based ByteDance to shut down its TikTok video-sharing app in the U.S., the Commerce Department will allow the company to continue its American operations for now as various court cases continue.
Three state-sponsored advanced persistent threat groups - one Russian, two North Korean - have been targeting companies across the globe involved with COVID-19 vaccine and treatment development, Microsoft says.
The Muhstik botnet, which has been operating for at least two years, has recently started targeting vulnerabilities in the Oracle WebLogic application server and the Drupal content management system as a way to expand its cryptocurrency mining capabilities, according to security firm Lacework.