The operator of a newly discovered botnet dubbed "Dark Nexus" is offering cybercriminals access to an array of capabilities, include the ability to launch DDoS attacks on demand, according researchers at Bitdefender.
For nearly a decade, five hacking groups with apparent links to the Chinese government have targeted vulnerable Linux servers that make up the backend IT infrastructure of thousands of companies and organizations around the world, according to a research report from BlackBerry.
Zero-day exploits are increasingly a commodity that advanced persistent threat groups can purchase and use to wage attacks, according to a report from security firm FireEye. The report says the number of attacks leveraging such exploits grew last year.
As the COVID-19 outbreak has intensified, so too has cybercrime, including ransomware, Interpol, the international crime-fighting agency, warns. Despite some gangs claiming to no longer be targeting healthcare organizations, experts have seen "no abatement, empathy or free decryptor" from any of them.
Hackers are targeting Chinese government agencies and their employees by taking advantage of zero-day vulnerabilities in VPN servers to plant backdoors and other malware, researchers at the Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 report.
Eliminate guesswork and get in-depth insights and practical recommendations for navigating the ever-changing cybercrime landscape. This data-laden, incident-rich report delivers insider information on the players, their motivations, tactics and targets so you can make informed security strategy decisions. Key insights...
For the seventh time running, Splunk was named a "Leader" in Gartner's 2020 Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM). In the report, Splunk was recognized for the highest overall "Ability to Execute."
Thousands of organizations around the world use Splunk as their SIEM for security...
How to Protect Against High Risk File Uploads & Transfers Across Critical Digital Channels
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With the U.S. and other nations adopting economic stimulus packages as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, fraudsters are now using the promise of government checks as phishing lures to spread banking Trojans, according to a pair of new security research reports.
NTT's Global Threat Intelligence Center has released their latest report for March 2020.
Download the report and learn about:
The latest on web attacks;
The threat assessment for the 2020 Olympics;
Phishing and malware attacks centered around the coronavirus.
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The FBI warns that the notorious FIN7 cybercrime gang has a new trick up its sleeve: Mailing victims a $50 gift card portrayed as good for redeeming items listed on an accompanying USB storage device, which in reality downloads Griffon backdoor software to give attackers remote access.
The IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2020 highlights high-profile security events of 2019 and forecasts trends that will occur in 2020.
The report is comprised of insights and observations from data analyzed via hundreds of millions of protected endpoints and servers across over 100 countries.
CrowdStrike's Mobile Threat Report details how mitigating the risks has become even more urgent because of the rapid adoption of mobile devices worldwide.
CrowdStrike's report offers an overview of the key types of malware observed so far in 2019 and the deployment mechanisms adversaries typically use. It also...