North Korean state-sponsored theft of cryptocurrency could intensify once cryptocurrency becomes accepted as a means of payment settlement, said a panelist at a think tank event in Washington. The United States and South Korea in 2021 committed to enhanced collaboration over cybercrime.
Cybercriminals monitor leak sites for newly listed ransomware victims in a bid to try their own hand at dropping encryption malware, says Sophos. The cybersecurity firm says it's seen an uptick in incidents involving multiple criminal gangs demanding a ransom for unencrypted victims' files.
A high-ranking employee at Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange, or BitMEX, has pleaded guilty to violating the Bank Secrecy Act, which requires financial institutions to help prevent money laundering. The plea by Gregory Dwyer follows BitMEX's three founders all pleading guilty to the same charge.
The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has featured cyber operations being used to target Ukraine as well as Russia. But CyberPeace Institute, which tracks cyberattacks tied to the conflict, has so far seen 27 different countries being affected by more than 300 attacks, and many have affected civilians.
A future without passwords is not far off. This is bad news for cybercriminals who aim to steal credentials and good news for your IT team – which spends way too much time handling password resets, account unlocks, and other password-related requests. Find out what alternative authentication methods are available...
President and CEO Hatem Naguib expects Barracuda Networks to pursue more midmarket growth opportunities in both North America and internationally under private equity firm KKR's tutelage. The company will move from Thoma Bravo to KKR's control for a reported $4 billion in a deal announced in April.
Sandy Carielli, principal analyst at Forrester, shares research on the latest bot management trends. Forrester found that while bots affect security, e-commerce, marketing, fraud and other teams, security professionals are still the most common bot management users.
James Foster has been swimming against the current for months, taking ZeroFox public by merging with a special-purpose acquisition company despite the worsening economic conditions. The Nasdaq Stock Exchange listing makes ZeroFox the first cybersecurity company to go public in all of 2022.
What makes authorized payment scams hard to detect? The speed and volume of transactions hinders banks in monitoring for fraud, but David Lott, payments risk expert with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, says educating customers and leveraging the right technology can help reduce scams.
Twilio, which runs a customer engagement platform used by thousands of businesses, says that its employees were tricked via SMS phishing messages into giving attackers their login credentials, resulting in the theft of information on customers, as well as their customers and end users.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Yonatan Khanashvili describes in detail how Golden Security Assertion Markup Language attacks occur and how SOC platforms with much greater capacity to cross-correlate data than legacy SIEMs can help defenders detect and hunt for them.
Every weak password introduces risk into the company from manual password resets to locked accounts, passwords cause frustration and increased IT costs. Passwordless authentication removes the password from the employee's login experience – a more streamlined and secure way for users to log into all their work.
The challenge to secure every login grows. With the rise of a remote workforce and the rapid adoption of cloud applications, businesses need to ensure security while enabling their employees to work from anywhere.
But it’s not just about security. Passwords are a source of frustration, decreased efficiency, and...
Data breaches are far too common nowadays. Companies need to prioritize security to protect their sensitive data without impacting ease of collaboration.
The IDC survey revealed that 83% of data breaches resulted from an identity compromise, like phishing. Organizations can stop data breaches by adopting identity...
Code.org likes to practice what they teach: Internet safety. Since 2013, Code.org has been on a mission to increase participation and diversity in computer science. A growing team managing projects across the United States and an increase in staff turnover led to concerns over password security. To address those...