IoT and OT devices, which include network-attached storage devices, hold valuable data that ransomware groups seek to compromise. NAS devices are often exposed on the internet and lack the robust security measures found in other endpoints, said Daniel dos Santos of Forescout Technologies.
Hackers aligned with Chinese interests are targeting Android users with fake chat apps Trojanized with espionage capabilities in separate and ongoing campaigns, one active since July 2020 and the other for more than 12 months. Eset attributed the campaigns to a threat group tracked as Gref.
SentinelOne CEO Tomer Weingarten hit back at endpoint security rivals CrowdStrike and Microsoft and rumored M&A suitor Wiz for publicly fanning acquisition flames. The endpoint security firm called Wiz acquisition rumors "a head-scratcher," "far from fact" and "pure speculation on their part."
Malwarebytes laid off at least 100 workers this week and plans to split its consumer and corporate-facing business units into separate companies. The antivirus firm cut also recently axed its chief product officer, chief information officer and chief technology officer.
Western intelligence agencies lent authority Thursday to a Ukrainian exposé unmasking a campaign by Russian military state hackers targeting battlefield Android devices. Agencies from the Five Eyes intelligence alliance collectively dub the malware components "Infamous Chisel."
We know servers to be an attacker’s ultimate target, but while they do store or process large amounts of sensitive data, the argument can be made that the attack surface is somewhat limited and thus more secure. True, non-IT users don’t usually have access to servers, meaning less non-qualified users making bad...
CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz said point product companies "are quickly going the way of legacy antivirus" as rivals SentinelOne and BlackBerry reportedly hunt for buyers. The endpoint security market is quickly consolidating from being "littered with dozens of companies" to having several vendors.
Japanese government investigators say cybercriminals are employing a new technique that tricks users into downloading malicious Word files disguised as harmless PDFs. Japan's Computer Emergency Response Team warned that the "maldocs" attack can bypass traditional malware detection.
In the world of malware analysis, there is sometimes confusion between the terms “artifacts” and “indicators of compromise (IOCs).” This is understandable because many malware analysis engines don’t distinguish between the two.
The issue for malware analysts is how does one find these meaningful IOCs, small...
Michael Miora, founder and CEO of InfoSec Labs - a pioneer in cybersecurity consulting - started the company in 1989. Security has been an issue for generations, he said, but things started to change once technology came into play. Then the traditional security perimeter expanded, adding complexity.
London's Metropolitan Police Service is investigating a serious data breach that may have exposed names, ranks and photographs for potentially all 47,000 personnel, after someone gained "unauthorized access to the IT system" of one of its suppliers.
Venture-backed cloud security firm Wiz swallowing up publicly traded endpoint security firm SentinelOne would be one of the most unorthodox and surprising acquisitions the cybersecurity industry has ever seen. But despite the major financial hurdles, the potential technology synergies are obvious.
Midmarket organizations are increasingly adopting cloud computing platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate innovation and improve agility. However, these organizations often lack the security expertise and resources to effectively secure their cloud deployments.
Together, Wiz and AWS can help midmarket...
This week, a ransomware gang claimed responsibility for attacks on a multistate U.S. hospital chain, a cyberattack disrupted expat voting in Ecuador, Africa cracked down on cybercrime, Latitude Financial said its hacking incident cost AU$76 million, and new malware targeted macOS users.