Has the notorious REvil ransomware operation come back? Former developers may have restarted the server and data leak site. The original Happy Blog leak site began redirecting to the new blog, which lists both old and seemingly new victims, including Oil India Limited.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes how the U.S. government is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information to help it disrupt the illicit flow of funds to North Korea. The report also examines approaches to enhance banks' cyber defenses and U.S. regulatory trends.
Lynn Peachey, the director of business development at Arete Incident Response, says that insurance companies have made "a pretty quick turnaround in terms of trying to respond to the ransomware epidemic." She discusses the changes they are making, which include leveraging data quantification.
VMware's Tom Kellermann is out with Modern Bank Heists 5.0, his latest look at the attackers and attacks targeting financial services. Subtitled "The Escalation," this report looks at the increase in destructive attacks, ransomware and hits on cryptocurrency exchanges. Kellermann shares insights.
Hours after global cryptocurrency exchange Currency.com announced it was halting operations in Russia, it faced - and thwarted - a distributed denial-of-service attack. The company's founder, Viktor Prokopenya, says the firm's "servers, systems and client data remained intact and uncompromised."
A multistage information stealer malware is targeting Windows users and stealing their data from browsers and crypto wallets by using fake domains masquerading as a Windows 11 upgrade. The CloudSEK researchers who discovered the malware have not attributed it to any particular group.
During its January cyberattack, Lapsus$ accessed tenants and viewed applications such as Slack and Jira for only two Okta customers. The threat actor actively controlled a single workstation used by a Sitel support engineer for 25 consecutive minutes on Jan. 21, according to a forensic report.
Leon Ravenna, CISO of KAR Global, starts each day on the job with the expectation that this could be his last. That's how urgent cybersecurity has become, and it's in part why he's driven to dispatch the image of the CISO as the bureaucratic "Dr. No."
The Conti ransomware gang has claimed responsibility for the March 31 cyberattack on German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex, which was forced to turn off its IT systems at multiple locations across several business units. The Russia-linked threat group has added Nordex as a victim on its leak site.
The U.S. government is offering up to $5 million for information that helps disrupt the illicit flow of funds to North Korea, including via cryptocurrency exchange hacks and ransomware. The expanded reward comes as the FBI has attributed a $620 million cryptocurrency heist to North Korean hackers.
Ransomware and nation-state threats are daunting. But the threat that concerns Mustapha Kebbeh the most is supply chain risk. The Brinks CISO discusses how he has tackled this, as well as the challenges of tool complexity and peer collaboration.
The phishing threat landscape was impacted by several factors in Q1 of 2022, such as Emotet volume reaching new highs since the return, and scam-based threats arising from the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
The Q1 2022 Phishing Intelligence Trends Review provides in-depth details on the key phishing...
A surprising improvement in loss ratios for cyber insurance providers in 2021 means the rapid rise in premiums might at last subside later this year. The loss ratio declined for the first time since 2018 despite the frequency and severity of claims filed for cyberattacks increasing again in 2021.
New legislation mandating cyber incident reporting for critical infrastructure providers within 72 hours, and the reporting of ransom payments within 24 hours, is "groundbreaking," says former National Security Agency deputy commander Tim Kosiba, CEO of security firm bracket f.
Researchers discovered a new social engineering-heavy malware campaign focused on defrauding employees in West Africa's banking sector. Although this campaign is not exactly new, it shows a detailed account of what social engineering looks like, according to cybersecurity veteran Tari Schreider.