The US Government's growing move to the commercial cloud could dramatically improve its cybersecurity posture, reduce unauthorized leaking and lead to a modern security-first data culture.
11 hours ago US-CERT warns of more North Korean malwareThe Register View Synopsis+1
'Typeframe' springs from the same den as 'Hidden Cobra'
The United States Department of Homeland Security's Computer Emergency Response Team (US-CERT) has warned against another malware campaign it says originates from North Korea.
10 hours ago China-Linked APT15 Develops New 'MirageFox' MalwareSecurityWeek View Synopsis+1
A cyber-espionage group believed to be operating out of China has developed a new piece of malware that appears to be based on one of the first tools used by the threat actor.
3 hours ago '90s hacker collective man turned infosec VIP: Internet security hasn't improved in 20 yearsThe Register View Synopsis+1
L0pht luminary Chris Wysopal talks to The Reg
Interview It has been 20 years since Chris Wysopal (AKA Weld Pond) and his colleagues at the Boston-based L0pht* hacker collective famously testified before the US Senate that the internet was hopelessly insecure.
North Korea's Hidden Cobra security hackers spawn new remote-access malware.
2 hours ago 'Rex Mundi' Hacker Extortion Group: BustedInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
Seven Gang Members Arrested in France, Eighth Busted in Thailand, Police SayCyber extortion group Rex Mundi has been shut down following the arrest of seven suspects in France and a French national in Thailand, police say. Investigators began pursuing the group last year after it stole customer data from a British firm and demanded $770,000 to not publicly release it.
IBM Security's Caleb Barlow explains the unintended consequences of the GDPR, and how the regulation removed essential data security professionals rely on to do their job.
22 minutes ago Live Webinar - Office 365 & Gmail Security Measures: Avoid Targeted and Account Takeover AttacksInfoRiskToday View Synopsis+1
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have published another report on the US-CERT website detailing a piece of malware allegedly used by the North Korean government.
1 hour ago How to combat global election hackingTechRepublic View Synopsis+1
Neil Walsh, UN Chief of Cybercrime, explains how the United Nations combats cognitive hacking and cyberweapons targeting elections around the world.
Finland-based F-Secure announced on Monday that it has entered an agreement to acquire cybersecurity consultancy MWR InfoSecurity for over â‚¬91.6 million ($106 million) in cash and the promise of a significant earn-out if business objectives are achieved until the end of 2019.
"This makes using encrypted containers pointless," said security researcher Patrick Wardle.
Zacinlo malware has been targeting Windows devices since 2012.
London, UK-based start-up Tessian has raised $13 million in a Series A funding round led by Balderton Capital. Existing investors Accel, Amadeus Capital Partners, Crane, LocalGlobe, Winton Ventures and Walking Ventures also participated. It brings Tessian's total funding, including initial Angel investments and seed funding, to $16.8 million.
Videos show just how Cortana can be abused to do evil things to unpatched Windows 10 PCs.
5 hours ago Pwned with '4 lines of code': Researchers warn SCADA systems are still hopelessly insecureThe Register View Synopsis+1
How Shamoon and Stuxnet et al ran riot
BSides Industrial control systems could be exposed not just to remote hackers, but to local attacks and physical manipulation as well.
Threat actors are collaborating more effectively than legit businesses in the region, which aren't sharing enough intelligence with others in the industry, says Microsoft Asia CSO.